GP012: Deployments with Peter Skelton

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When a country requests their help, the UK Emergency Response Team deploys to an area post-disaster. Pete Skelton is the Rehabilitation Advisor for this team and and Humanitarian Technical Adviser for Handicap International. In this episode we delve into the reason for the emerging role of rehabilitation as part of the sustainable response post-disaster and what it’s like to be on deployment.

Check out these resources mentioned in the episode:
WHO minimum standards for foreign medical teams
Role of PT in disaster management
The Do’s and Dont’s guide for rehabilitation professionals

Contact:
globalphysiopodcast@gmail.com
Peter.Skelton@hi-uk.org

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