CONTINUING their tradition of hosting top authors and writers, Carlisle’s Bookends is set to welcome Dr Tony Redmond OBE next month.

The author will be discussing his experiences in global emergency medicine in the Cakes and Ale Café on July 28, as explored in his newest book, Frontline: Stories of Care & Courage in Emergency Medicine.

A book which has been described by Jon Snow as: "A brilliant insight into the forgotten heroes at the sharp end of humanitarian emergencies”.

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The evening will make up for plenty of talking points as Dr Tony Redmond has been deployed to wars, refugee crises, air crashes, earthquakes, typhoons, volcanoes, and disease outbreaks for over thirty years including countless international emergencies such as the Lockerbie bombing, the Ebola crisis, the war in Sarajevo, the Yerevan earthquake in Armenia and, latterly, as medical director of Manchester’s Nightingale hospital.

And as a result of his course of work, he has been subjected to heavy metal poisoning, survived malaria and become temporarily paralysed.

Tickets are available online or at Bookends for £7, and with the ticket you will receive £3 off the book on the night as well as a complimentary glass of wine or beer.

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