About this event

  • Date and time Mon 11 Jan 2021 from 9:30am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Surgery

This relevant meeting will be a chance to gain important updates on the modern management of common abdominal emergencies. Emergency surgery is a hugely important aspect of many surgeons day-to-day life and the emphasis on emergency surgery is higher than ever. Expert speakers from different sub-specialities will share their knowledge in surgery for abdominal emergencies.

During this meeting you will:

  • Learn the current best practice in various common emergency situations from experts in their field

  • Be prepared for unexpected difficulties in complex emergency cases

  • Take part in panel discussions with the speakers in question and answer sessions

Join us to learn more about this common area of surgery, learn about challenging situations and engage in an interactive Q&A session with speakers. This webinar aims to improve quality of care for emergency surgery patients through education and sharing best practice.

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Early bird pricing available until 30 November 2020.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£77.00 £46.00 £46.00 £46.00 £24.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Non Healthcare Professional Trainee Student
£128.00 £76.00 £76.00 £76.00 £40.00


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Mr Joe Ellul, President, Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Modern management of upper GI emergencies
The acute abdomen post biliary surgery

Professor Ameet Patel, Consultant Surgeon

Pancreatic emergencies for the general surgeon

Mr Simon Atkinson, Consultant General Surgeon

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
How to approach the problem of abdominal trauma
Re-look laparotomy and the ‘ITU abdomen’ - is it sepsis?
Update on NELA - are we improving?

Mr John Abercrombie, General Surgery

Interventional radiology for abdominal emergencies
Panel discussion
Norman Tanner prize presentations
Panel judging and discussion
How to control major pelvic bleeding
Modern management of colorectal emergencies
Difficult emergencies in proctology

Miss Rachel Hargest, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery

Panel discussion
Prize results and closing remarks


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

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