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Afghanistan: The Homecoming

As British troops pack their bags to head home from Afghanistan, Natalie Graham meets the army surgeon from Sussex bringing her knowledge treating injured troops to the NHS. And the amputee soldiers racing motorbikes at Brands Hatch.

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 Natalie Graham
Executive Producer Peter Hoare
Producer Peter Emina
Director Peter Emina

Broadcast

  • Mon 27 Oct 2014 19:30