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Discover life-changing elective opportunities at B.K.L Walawalkar Medical hospital with Dr. Sanjay Deshpande, Dr. Sarang Puranik, and Dawn Orr. Partnered with UK surgical and anaesthetic teams, this immersive experience offers:

- In-depth insight into global health in India, exploring tropical diseases and medical practice.
- Valuable perspectives from previous UK team visits, fueling your inspiration and understanding.
- The chance to achieve Quality Improvement Projects (QIP) and present them in prestigious global health forums in the UK.
- Completion of work-based assessments for a comprehensive elective experience initiative.

Unleash your potential, broaden your horizons, and make a lasting impact on the world of healthcare. Join the team on this extraordinary journey of knowledge, transformation, and unforgettable experiences.

Dr Sanjay Deshpande:

Consultant in Anaesthesia and critical care medicine. Project Lead for SVJC Trust U.K. organising surgical camps in India for over 15 years. Supported U.K. trainees to publish and present QIP in national and international forums and journals.
Remote Educational supervisor appointed by RCOA, Global partnerships.

Dr Sarang Puranik :

Dr.Sarang V. Puranik (MBBS, MD, FFARCSI) Consultant in anaesthesia and pain management at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for last 20 years. Dr Puranik has led national audit projects of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in Kingston Hospital for more than 10 years. Held various leadership positions in the trust such as Trust Clinical Audit lead, Departmental Risk lead, Simulation lead, Quality and Research Lead and Airway lead. He has been a mentor for the new consultants in the Trust. Local lead for various national research and audit projects such as SNAPs, Aerocomp, Pineapple study, organising and co-leading ‘Advanced Airway Management’ course in Pune at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune, India for the last 10 years. Has been invited as a faculty for international pain meetings and regional anaesthesia society meeting in Pune, India. Involved in charity surgical camp work at BK Walawalkar Hospital, Derven, India for the last 4 years.

Dawn Orr :

Dawn is a dual trained adult and paediatric nurse who has over 40 years’ experience in a variety of settings. She is currently a Senior Lecturer at Sunderland University and was formally and Advanced practice Co-ordinator and a Nurse Consultant in Palliative Care. She has a master’s degree in education and has completed advanced clinical skills and Non-Independent Medical Prescribing. She has volunteered at Walawalkar Hospital within the UK camps many times and supports pain control, education, and palliative care.

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