Covid Update for NLT at Lalgadh

We have received an update on the situation at Lalgadh: • Lalgadh Hospital and the surrounding area is in total lockdown since 4th May. The roads are empty and most shops are closed except for brief periods. Police are patrolling to enforce the lockdown. • Patient numbers have dropped from an average of about 365 daily visits in April, to about 75 visits in May. Staff duty rotas have been changed to reduce the staff on duty to minimise staff-staff and staff-patient contact and therefore in...
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Batik Cards are on their way!

As mentioned in our Spring newsletter, we have ordered a large selection of colourful Batik cards from the NLT workshop in Kathmandu. These cards have all sorts of themes and have the vibrant colours associated with the traditional Nepali batik work many of you will be familiar with. The cards should arrive with us in early June and several of you have asked for some pictures and have even ordered in advance. We will post some pictures here when they arrive, but don't be slow to order as we e...
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Phillip cared for the sick too ……

The nation will be saying goodbye to Prince Phillip this Saturday.   He was a man who had a heart for the ‘common man’ and reached out in various ways to try and make their lives better. In 1956, for example, the Queen and Prince Phillip visited Nigeria.  Whilst there they visited a Leper colony. They did so, not simply to visit Commonwealth citizens suffering from leprosy but more significantly to allay the widespread, irrational fear that was attached then (and often now) to any physical...
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Vitality London 10000 Run – 31st May 2021

The Vitality London 10k run was to take place on Bank Holiday Monday 31st may 2021 in London, but we have just heard that it cannot go ahead. The organisers are looking for an alternative venue and date. NLT has entered runners in the Vitality Run twice so far and have six places to run in this year's event. My wife Julie, who has recently taken up running again, my son Matthew who is a long-time runner and good at the distance stuff, and NLT Trustee Ian and his son Joseph are taking four of the...
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Latest newsletter from NLT

We hope you have had a good Easter time. We are all looking forward to a bit more freedom and I expect some of you will be taking a break this coming week. If you have an opportunity to catch up with news, here is the latest NLT newsletter for Spring 2021. NLT UK newsletter Spring 2021 With best wishes The NLT UK Team
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Baby Clinic at Lalgadh Hospital

Every Thursday at Lalgadh Hospital, mothers and babies (and occasionally Father too) come for baby immunisation, antenatal, postnatal check-ups, and ultrasound  appointments, They usually have over 30 mother and babies coming for routine BCG, Diptheria-Pertussis- Tetanus -(HepB, HaemophB if available) immunizations. There is a backlog of babies with delayed or without vaccinations, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns, all of which are keeping mother and babies trying to catch up...
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