The BHD offers general advice and treatment at its makeshift clinic. The Doctors are all General Practitioners in the UK and treat basic symptoms to prevent escalation to more serious conditions. Serious illnesses will be dealt with at the Saudi hospitals, which provide treatment to all Hajj pilgrims during the Hajj.
A BBC film crew accompanied us during one of the Hajj seasons. A short story appeared on the BBC London news programme. Click below to view.