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Afghanistan: The Homecoming

As British troops pack their bags to head home from Afghanistan, we look at the impact of the 13-year conflict across the south including a visit to RAF Odiham and the inspirational story of a Southampton veteran injured by a Taliban booby trap.

29 minutes

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Mon 27 Oct 2014 19:30

Military medical team's Afghanistan legacy

Military medical team's Afghanistan legacy
BBC Inside Out travels to Camp Bastion to meet the expert medical teams which have been saving thousands of lives.

Reporter Harry Gration met the Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) who explained how front-line workers extract casualties as quickly as possible to improve their survival chances.

Harry Gration also spoke to the surgical team who explained how it has been helping its Afghanistan counterparts take forward medical work when the British return home.

Watch the Inside Out video feature on the BBC News website.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jon Cuthill
Director Jane Goddard
Series Producer Jane French

Broadcast

  • Mon 27 Oct 2014 19:30