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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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  • 17 Apr 2019
    A Jacqueline* of all trades?
    Posted by Claire Bedford at 17:53 on Apr 17th, 2019
    *I know this is usually Jack, but I’m female so I thought I’d make it a more relevant phrase for me 😉I have spoken in previous blogs about some of the ‘other jobs’ I do here at Guinebor II Hospital.  Despite being a pharmacist, and that being the main reason I’m here, long term mis
  • 25 Feb 2019
    A patient update and something quite unbelievable (but true)
    Posted by Claire Bedford at 16:29 on Feb 25th, 2019
    I thought people who heard me speak on my last home assignment would be interested in an update on Abderamane, the man who had a fractured leg and arm after a motorbike accident and who had sought 7 months of treatment with a traditional healer (which didn’t work) before coming to be treated at Gu
  • 21 Feb 2019
    More questions about life (in Chad)
    Posted by Claire Bedford at 17:10 on Feb 21st, 2019
    Welcome to my latest blog where I’m going to answer the questions that people have sent me about life and work in Chad.How long do you see yourself working in Chad?No idea!  I’m now into my fourth year of working at Guinebor II Hospital and in many ways, I feel like I’m only just getting
  • 26 Dec 2018
    A blog about a dot
    Posted by Claire Bedford at 16:58 on Dec 26th, 2018
    ‘Really?!’  I hear you say.  ‘Why is she writing a post about a small circle?!’  A-ha.  Well, you need to know that in French, the word dot translates as ‘dowry’.  Here in Chad the dowry system is still alive and well in all households whether Christian or Muslim
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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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A patient update and something quite unbelievable (but true)
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More questions about life (in Chad)
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