About this event

  • Date and time Fri 24 May 2019 from 9:00am to 8:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Gastroenterology and Hepatology

This full day of educational sessions will provide an update on the latest management of gastroenterological emergencies.

The prize session in the afternoon is part of an ongoing annual programme aimed primarily at Gastroenterology trainees.

This meeting is free for trainees in the London deanery by using the code LDTR219 upon checkout. *Please note you will need to shown proof of trainee status on entry, if you fail to show proof of trainee status you may be denied entry to the event.* 

Topics include: 

  • Upper GI emergencies including variceal and non-variceal bleeding, post-ERCP complications, foreign bodies and complications following upper GI surgery.  
  • Lower GI emergencies including post polypectomy bleeding. 
  • Hepatology emergencies including acute liver failure. 
  • Hepatobiliary emergencies including post-pancreatitis complications.


View the programme

Registration , tea and coffee
Welcome and Introduction

Dr Charlie Murray, President, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Section, Royal Society of Medicine 

Upper GI emergencies

Dr Anthony Leahy, Consultant Gastroenterologist, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Hepatology emergencies

Dr Mark McPhail, Senior Lecturer & Honorary Consultant in Liver Critical Care & Hepatology, King’s College Hospital

Hepatobiliary emergencies

Deepak Joshi, Consultant Hepatologist, King’s College Hospital, London

Lower GI emergencies

Edward Despott, Consultant Gastroenterologist & Interventional Endoscopist, The Royal Free Hospital and University College London School of Medicine



Case presentations

Jabed Ahmed, Hillingdon Hospital
Paul Tern, Homerton University Hospital
Jonathan Segal , London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Brian Lei, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Trust
Omer Mandour, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Nuru Noor,  Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge
Close of meeting and drinks reception


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom