About this event

  • Date and time Wed 29 Jul 2020 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

This webinar will be an overview of cleft palate and cleft lip care in the UK, with further analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on cleft care. Join for insight into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the provision of cleft care services and be a part of the discussion which will analyse this from a UK and overseas perspective. 

During this webinar you will:

  • Understand the UK standard cleft protocols
  • Discover the impact of COVID-19 on cleft services
  • Join a discussion about the prioritisation criteria for patients and training

An open discussion on how to address the challenges involved will be made available with a Q&A session for participants at the end of the webinar.

A certificate of attendance and CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit(s) per webinar of this series will be issued to those joining the webinars live. Certificates of attendance for CPD will be automatically issued after 7 days, but only where a delegate watches the webinar live in its entirety. 

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We would like to thank our knowledge partner DePuy Synthes for their support of this webinar. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.

Key speakers

Miss Kanwalraj Moar

Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Cleft Surgeon and Divisional Director Women’s and Children’s Services, Cambridge University Hospitals

Speaker's biography

Kanwalraj Moar is a Divisional Director at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and a Consultant Maxillofacial and Cleft Surgeon for Cleft Net East, having previously been Clinical Lead. She is dually qualified in medicine and dentistry and a graduate of the Nye-Bevin Leadership training programme (NHS Leadership Academy). She undertook Higher Speciality Training in Liverpool, followed by a TIG Aesthetic Fellowship in Mersey and TIG Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery in both the Northern & Yorkshire, and South Thames Cleft Services. She is on the Panel of Question Writers for the FRCS(OMFS) exit exam and is an AES in her local deanery. Being involved in management and clinical delivery has provided Kanwalraj with a first-hand insight into the challenges faced at both individual clinician- and hospital-based levels during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Welcome and introduction

Mr Jahrad Haq, President-Elect, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Miss Ambika Chadha, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Trainee

Miss Kanwalraj Moar, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Cleft Surgeon and Divisional Director Women’s and Children’s Services, Cambridge University Hospitals

Question and answer session
Close of meeting




Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.  

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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