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Gaza conflict: UK to delpoy NHS team to treat injured

9 August 2014 Last updated at 21:25 BST

The Department for International Development (DfID) has activated its International Emergency Trauma Register to deploy a team of NHS medical experts to Gaza to help treat hundreds of those affected by the crisis, Downing Street says.

The initial team will be made up of a combination of doctors, nurses, surgeons, anaesthetists and paramedics from the specialties of emergency medicine, orthopaedic trauma surgery and plastic surgery, according to DfID.

The BBC's Andy Moore spoke to trauma surgeon, Professor Chris Bulstrode, as he prepares to travel to Gaza..

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