About this event

  • Date and time Fri 27 Mar 2020 from 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Location The Ark Conference Centre
  • Organised by Surgery

Now in its seventh year, this increasingly popular revision day provides updates for surgical trainees preparing for the FRCS in general surgery part 2. Interactive talks covering most of the sub-specialties are delivered by experienced consultants making this an ideal event for those preparing for examinations or trainees simply wanting to refresh their knowledge.

This meeting has been organised by the Pelican Cancer Foundation in association with the Surgery Section, RSM and Association of Surgeons in Training (ASIT) and is being held at the Pelican Cancer Foundation in Basingstoke.

The programme for this meeting is in progress and will be released in due course.

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Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee

Session one

Chair: Professor Ameet Patel, Consultant Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Surgeon, King’s College Hospital

Breast disease

Ms Rosie Stanton, Consultant, Breast and Reconstructive Surgeon, Hampshire Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust

Vascular surgery

Ms Sabine Sonnenberg, Consultant, Vascular Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton, NHS Foundation Trust

Endocrine surgery: Thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal

Mr Gabriele Galata, Consultant, Endocrine Surgeon, Kings College Hospital

Critical care update

Dr James Coakes, Consultant Anaesthetist, Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital

Diverticulitis

Mr Nick Symons, Peritoneal Malignancy Fellow, Hampshire Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break

Session two

Chair: Mr Hamid Khawaja Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Kings College Hospital, London

Inflammatory bowel disease

Ms Rachel Hargest, Consultant, Colorectal Surgeon, Cardiff University Hospital

New exam structure: Early experiences

Mr John Bunni, Consultant, Colorectal and General Surgeon, Royal United Hospital

Colorectal cancer

Mr Francesco Di Fabio, Consultant, Colorectal Surgeon, Hampshire Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust, 

Lunch

Session three

Chair: Ms Rachel Hargest, Consultant, Colorectal Surgeon, Cardiff University Hospital 
 

Gallstones and pancreatitis

Mr Ajay Belgaumkar, Consultant, Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Kings College Hospital

Academic viva and exam technique

Mr John Payne, Consultant, Colorectal Surgeon, Royal College of Surgeons

Emergency surgery

Ms Rachel Hargest, Consultant, Colorectal Surgeon, Cardiff University Hospital

Anorectal disease

Mr Arkot Venkat, Consultant, Colorectal Surgeon, Hampshire Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break

Session four

Chair: Professor Ameet Patel, Consultant Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Surgeon, King’s College Hospital

Transplant: Transplant and hepato-pancreatico-biliary surgery

Mr Charles Imber, Transplant and Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Surgeon, Royal Free Hospital

Oesophago-gastric cancer and reflux disease

Miss Cara Baker, Consultant, Oesophago-Gastric Surgeon, Guys and St Thomas, NHS Foundation Trust

Summary and evaluation

Ms Rachel Hargest, Consultant, Colorectal Surgeon, Cardiff University Hospital

Location

The Ark Conference Centre, Dinwoodie Dr, Basingstoke, RG24 9NN, United Kingdom