Richard Banks

Richard Banks

Richard Banks
Trustee

Richard is a retired Renal physician and has extensive overseas experience having volunteered in Ghana, Palestine, Maldives, India and Malawi.  During his overseas experience he was involved in teaching local students and health workers in capacity building programmes.  In Malawi he spent six weeks attached to the medical school to help with clinical work, teaching and establishing a dialysis unit for the south of the country.  He writes, “While teaching and working in developing countries I realised there was an urgent need to encourage and support health care workers. This is especially true in these times of global austerity”.