Welcome to BFIRST – British Foundation for International Reconstructive Surgery & Training
BFIRST is a UK registered charity which trains surgeons working in the poorest countries in the world to enable them to undertake reconstructive Plastic Surgery, releasing children and adults from the state of poverty and destitution associated with disability and deformity.
We are holding a one-day symposium for anyone interested in overseas work in developing countries, particularly in the fields of plastic or hand surgery.
Topics for discussion
- How to get involved in surgical work overseas
- Building sustainability
- Building surgical capacity
- Designing surgical curriculum for the local environment
- Consultant volunteers