Salvage surgery: Innovations in managing complex wounds and challenging clinical scenarios

Date

Wednesday 18 April 2018

Day

Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE
Organised by

Plastic Surgery Section

Accreditation

CPD - Applied for

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about this event

This unique meeting will fill a much-needed information void as the topic has not been well served historically for education and training purposes.  It will have cross speciality appeal to plastic, trauma, orthopaedic, vascular, breast, general, cardiothoracic surgeons and microbiologists and ancillary professionals who deal with wounds.

The event will showcase the latest innovations in techniques and therapies for complex wound management for clinical use. The event will also discuss the role of multi-speciality management of complex wounds and challenging clinical scenarios both in the elective and trauma setting for optimal outcomes.

Aims and objectives

  • Showcase the latest wound therapy innovations for optimisation and salvage of complex wounds
  • Gain knowledge on how the latest wound therapy innovations in complex wound management can be used in practice with supporting clinical case studies
  • Demonstrate the importance of multispecialty and multi-professional working to maximise success in complex wound management  
  • To highlight ongoing controversies in the field with an aim to develop an expert working group to begin formulating a consensus to take forward over 2018

 

key media

House of Lords - Short debate: Improving the standard of wound care in the NHS
Wednesday 22 November 2017

 

nurses - bursary places

The Plastic Surgery Section are offering a limited number of bursary places to attend this meeting for nurses, to apply please send an email to  plastic.surgery@rsm.ac.uk detailing why this meeting would benefit you in no more than 200 words. 

agenda

8.30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.00 am

Introduction

Mr Ibby Younis, Consultant Plastic Surgeon and President of Plastic Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Economics

9.10 am

The growing challenge of wound care in the NHS and national strategy for improvement

The Right Hon. the Lord Hunt of Kings Heath PC OBE, Opposition Spokesperson on Health, Higher Education and Cabinet Office

9.30 am

The economic burden of wounds on the NHS

Julian Guest, Health Economist, Northwood

9.50 am

Launch of the national centre for wound care – the NIHR WoundTec Healthcare Technology Co-operative (HTC)

Speaker to be confirmed

10.10 am

The wound healing MDT – who is in charge?

Professor Keith Harding, Dean of Clinical Innovation, Head of Wound Healing Research Unit, Cardiff University

Science

10.30 am

The genetics and cell biology of wound inflammation and modulating the inflammatory response to prevent fibrosis

Professor Paul Martin, Cell Biology, University Bristol, UK

10.50 am

Antimicrobials and biofilm in complex wounds and salvage situations

Dr Vanya Gant, Consultant Microbiologist, University College Hospital

11.10 am

Tea and coffee break

Prevention

11.30 am

Pressure ulcers: Current and future perspectives

Professor Dan Bader, Professor of Medical Engineering, University of Southampton

12.00 pm

Pressure sores – key steps to prevention – the nursing prospective

Jacqui Fletcher, Independent Wound Care Consultant, Senior Nurse Advisor – Stop the Pressure Programme (NHS Improvement), Editor of Wounds UK journal and a trustee of the Pressure

12.20 pm

Lower limb ulceration – how to avoid

Professor Luca Dalla Paola, Full Professor Department Ferrara University School of Medicine and Chairman Diabetic Foot Department Maria Cecilia Hospital GVM Care and Research, Italy

12:40 pm

Lunch

What's new

1.40 pm

The latest news on epidermal gafting

Professor Ash Mosahebi, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

2.00 pm

Hyperbaric oxygen treatment and chronic wounds – does it have a place

Dr Oliver Firth, Diving and Hyperbaric Physician and Medical Director of London Diving Chamber

2.20 pm

Whats new and exciting in wound care – biological dressings?

Professor Keith Harding, Dean of Clinical Innovation, Head of Wound Healing Research Unit, Cardiff University

Salvaging of implants

2.40 pm

Salvage of infected breast implants in breast reconstruction – is it possible?

Mr Ibby Younis, Consultant Plastic Surgeon and President, Plastic Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine

3.00 pm

Salvaging vascular grafts – a new technique

Mr Phillip Lim, Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon, York

3.20 pm

Tea and coffee break

Salvage of parts

3.40 pm

Surgical approach to diabetic foot disease

Professor Luca Dalla Paola, Full Professor Department Ferrara University School of Medicine and Chairman Diabetic Foot Department Maria Cecilia Hospital GVM Care and Research, Italy

4.00 pm

Osteomyelitis – have we found a way to win?

Mr James Youngman, Consultant Orthopeadic Surgeon, London, UK

4.20 pm

Limb salvage: The role of podiatry

Mr Paul Chadwick, Clinical Director, The College of Podiatrists

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For information on this event, contact Oliver BartonTel: 02072903942 Email: plastic.surgery@rsm.ac.uk arrow