About this event

  • Date and time Fri 1 Apr 2022 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Crowne Plaza
  • Organised by Coloproctology

This is a free event taking place in Crowne Plaza Royal Victoria Sheffield. Please contact Lesley.izzard1@nhs.net for further information and to register for this event.

The RSM Coloproctology Section and the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (Yorkshire Chapter and East Midlands chapter) would like to invite you to the President’s Day to be held in Sheffield on 1 April 2022.

This educational programme includes lectures from around the UK incorporating the depth and breadth of colorectal practice.

Location: Crowne Plaza Royal Victoria Sheffield, Victoria Station Rd, Sheffield, S4 7YE

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Professor Steve Brown, President, Coloproctology Section, Royal Society of Medicine 

Session one

Chaired by Miss Katie Walters, East Midlands Chapter Representative, The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and Mr Wal Baraza, Honorary Secretary, Coloproctology Section, The Royal Society of Medicine

Untangling the NETS

Mr Johnathan Wyld, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Lateral lymph node dissection. The who, the how and the why?

Mr Jim Tiernan, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Abdominal wall repair. The superspecialist is essential

Mr Jeff Garner, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

New horizons in EGS

Ms Sonia Lockwood, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Coffee break

Session two

Chaired by: Miss Rina George, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Professor Peter Sagar, President of The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) 

Old dog and new tricks. Learning new skills as a consultant

Ms Laura Hancock, Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

The future of operating theatre training
How and why to get into (and out of?) management

Mr Paul Skinner, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Doing something different and global surgery

Ms Lesley Hunt, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Lunch and networking

Session three

Chaired by: Mr Sushil Maslekar, Yorkshire Chapter representative, The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) and Consultant Surgeon, Spire Leeds Hospital and Mr Athur Harikrishnan, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The fistula plug. A waste of time?

Dr Adele Sayers, Clinical Fellow

IBS for Surgeons

Dr Imran Azziz, Senior Clinical Lecturer, The University of Sheffield

Endometriosis for the colorectal surgeon

Mr Ian Adam, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The colon capsule. Are the days of diagnostic colonoscopy numbered?

Professor Mark MacAlindon, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Closing remarks


Crowne Plaza, Victoria Station Rd, Sheffield, S4 7YE

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

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