About this event

  • Date and time Mon 23 Oct 2023 from 9:00am to 4:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Emergency Medicine

Join us for this exceptional event where world-class clinicians from various surgical sub-specialties will come together to share their insights and experiences in managing cases in the emergency department. Gain valuable knowledge on navigating communication pitfalls and providing patient-centred care at the forefront of the NHS for low volume surgical conditions in Emergency Medicine.

By attending, you will:

  • Explore the current best practices in emergency management of specific conditions in surgical sub-specialties
  • Understand how to optimize communication and collaboration between the emergency department and surgical sub-specialties
  • Deepen your understanding of relevant clinical information that is pertinent and useful to surgical subspecialty teams to enhance the referral process and to aid communication

This meeting is particularly beneficial for trainees, as it covers numerous topics relevant to the Royal College of Emergency Medicine curriculum, including SLR01, SLR04, and SLR07. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills in emergency surgical care.

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Fleur Cantle, Emergency Medicine Consultant, President, Emergency Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Title to be confirmed

Speaker to be confirmed

Maxfax pearls and pitfalls

Mr Andrew Power, Maxillofacial Consultant, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Panel discussion
Comfort break
Human factors in resus

Mrs Helen Martyn, Emergency Department Senior Nurse, Senior Lecturer, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Miss Eleni Maratos, Consultant Neurosurgeon, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Comfort break
Essay Prize presentation: Revolutionizing diagnosis: Discoveries from a 10-year multi-centre retrospective study on acute aortic dissection

Farhin Holia

Innovation in ED Education Prize presentation: Outcome of introducing a remote clinical conversation between General Practitioners (GPs) and emergency care consultants

Greta Geller

Student Prize presentation: Is patient satisfaction with their care linked to doctor satisfaction in their role? Reflections from a public hospital in Mexico

Olive Jackson

Emergency general surgery: More than just a general referral

Mr Rishi Mukherjee, Consultant, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Major Trauma Surgery, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Mr Graham Cheung, Orthopaedic Consultant, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Comfort break

Mr Naveen Cavale, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Guy's and St' Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Ms Amenah Galo, Plastics Registrar, Guy's and St' Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

The 10ish (gynaecological) commandments

Miss Jackie Ross, Consultant Gynaecologist, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Closing remarks
Close of meeting