Doctor’s Atlantic mission

Northern General Hospital doctor James Robins will be part of an eight-man team aiming to break the world record for rowing across the Atlantic, under 30 days.

The former member of Sheffield University and his colleagues will set off from the Canary Islands for Barbados in December.

At the same time, he will raise money for the charity, Neurocare, which buys equipment for the Royal Hallamshire’s neuro department.