Dr Frank Arnold

Dr Frank Arnold did basic training in surgery, then clinical and experimental research in angiogenesis at the Patterson labs and Oxford Wound Healing Institute. He applied his experience of tissue repair to the assessment of evidence of torture, writing over 1000 medico-legal reports. He has worked with the Medical and Helen Bamber Foundations and initiated the Medical Justice Network, where he was first medical advisor. His current interests include medical accidents, healthcare of detainees, hunger strikes, dual loyalties and the misuse of medical authority against patients’ welfare, be they asylum seekers, prisoners, Roma, disabled, or from other socially excluded groups.