Improving Health at Home and Abroad: How overseas volunteering from the NHS benefits the UK and the world


The final report of our review of overseas health volunteering from the UK has now been released. It addresses the role of NHS staff who volunteer overseas in advancing health globally and bringing new knowledge, skills and ideas back to the UK. 

The report points to the opportunities that exist for the UK and developing countries from improving the scale and quality of volunteering programmes. It argues for three key actions to accelerate growth in the movement of mutually beneficial, effective global partnerships.