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Claire is originally from North Devon and is a pharmacist. She trained at the University of Bath and Torbay Hospital. Claire has worked as a hospital pharmacist and more recently as a prescribing advisor for GP practices. Claire has served with BMS since 2013. She is working in Chad to continue the development of the pharmacy service at Guinebor II hospital. Her home church is Upton Vale Baptist Church, Torquay.
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  • 12 Nov 2018
    Return to Guinebor: dust, patients and ‘cold’ season
    Posted by Claire Bedford at 14:55 on Nov 12th, 2018
    Greetings from Guinebor!  I arrived safely back on the evening of 2nd November, with, surprisingly, both my suitcases on the same plane as me.  I was astounded but grateful!  As I shuffled along the plane aisle towards to exit, I took off my hoody and my cardigan, leaving just a t-shi
  • 29 Oct 2018
    Heading back to the desert
    Posted by Claire Bedford at 19:22 on Oct 29th, 2018
    After having spent a lovely two months in the UK, my thoughts are now turning to returning to Chad on Friday 2nd November.  I am looking forward to getting back to my 'normal', despite that not actually being too 'normal' for a girl from Devon!  It's been great to see parts of the UK
  • 7 Sep 2018
    A change of scene
    Posted by Claire Bedford at 07:36 on Sep 7th, 2018
    The air is relatively dust-free.  There's very little mud on the ground.  I am wearing multiple layers of clothing.  I am eating exciting things like bacon, cheese and berries. This can only mean one thing:  I am no longer in Chad!  I landed back in the UK a little unde
  • 22 Aug 2018
    The day sixty military and two government ministers came to Guinebor II Hospital
    Posted by Claire Bedford at 15:45 on Aug 22nd, 2018
    Last weekend started out like any other.  I relaxed at home on Saturday morning after a busy week at the hospital.  Then I went to a friend’s house to have lunch and watch a film.  Lunch included some bacon that I’d stored in my freezer since February.  Yes, you read that rig
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  • 7 Jul 2017
    An update from Claire
    Posted by Claire Bedford at 09:23 on Jul 7th, 2017
  • 21 Jun 2017
    Introducing Claire
    Posted by Claire Bedford at 15:49 on Jun 21st, 2017
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Return to Guinebor: dust, patients and ‘cold’ season
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Greetings from Guinebor!  I arrived safely back on the evening of 2nd November, with, surprisingly, both my suitcases on the...

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Heading back to the desert
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After having spent a lovely two months in the UK, my thoughts are now turning to returning to Chad on...

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