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Volunteering abroad

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 22 November 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7608
  1. Emily Lomax, head of UK volunteering1,
  2. Alex Burns, general practitioner2,
  3. Kate Darlow, obstetrician and gynaecologist3
  1. 1VSO, UK
  2. 2Truro, Cornwall, UK
  3. 3Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Fife, UK
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Emily Lomax outlines how you can volunteer with VSO, while Kate Darlow and Alex Burns share their experiences of volunteering with the organisation


  • Competing interests: None declared.

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