Thank you for joining us at the Clinic Launch

Published 23rd October 2019

What a joy to have so many of you join us to celebrate the launch of our new east London clinic.

Portraits from the collection “Undocumented” exhibited at the clinic.

On October 16th, our wonderful supporters, volunteers, and staff members came together to celebrate the opening of our new clinic, now located in Stratford. Since opening in 1998, we have directly helped almost 20,000 people in the UK. This new medical space will provide new opportunities for our patients and volunteers, allowing us to provide more holistic care to our patients in need.

Ellen Waters, Director of Development, and Peter Gough, volunteer GP and Trustee.

We were delighted to be joined by two guest speakers, Gulwali Passarlay and Hassan Akkad, who shared their stories of seeking asylum and their experiences in the UK. The video of the speeches is available through this link.

Thanks to everyone who attended and to all our supporters who made this possible.


Tim Dudderidge, President, opens the floor on the night.


Peter Gough, volunteer GP and Trustee, discussing his experience at the clinic.
Hassan Akkad, guest speaker, reflects on his experience fleeing from Syria and the environment he faced in the UK.
Gulwali Passarlay, guest speaker, talks about his experience as child refugee in the UK.
Volunteers and speakers discuss their experiences of healthcare.
Pete Aldridge, Philanthropy Manager, speaking with Joanna Dudderidge, professional photographer.
Volunteers and Trustees discuss the state of access to healthcare in the UK.
Ella Johnson, Outreach Lead, shows the Mobile Clinic to our guests.

With your support, Doctors of the World will make sure nobody suffers or dies due to lack of access to healthcare.