About this event

  • Date and time Wed 30 Mar 2022 from 9:00am to 5:05pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Surgery

This popular annual revision day provides updates for surgical trainees preparing for the FRCS in general surgery part 3. 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.

The primary aim of this webinar will be to prepare candidates for the part three FRCS exam. 

During this webinar you will:

  • Know the current best practice in each surgical specialty 
  • Understand the most important concepts in each subject 
  • Ask questions of the speakers and discuss any difficult issues 

Participants will have a chance to engage in the discussion and to ask questions during the webinar session. This webinar has CPD accreditation.

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Registration for this webinar will close 1 hour prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 1 hour before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.


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Welcome and introduction

Mr Josef Watfah, Consultant Emergency and Colorectal Surgeon, Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospital

Chairs: Mr Josef Watfah and Mr Diwakar Sarma, Post CCT, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire

Colorectal cancer

Mr Paul Sutton, Consultant Colorectal, Pelvic and Peritoneal Surgeon, The Christie Hospital

Questions and answers
Excelling in the FRCS academic station

Mr Alan Askari, Post CCT Registrar, Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Questions and answers
What surgeons need to know about ITU

Dr Micheal E O’Connor, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, London North West University Hospitals Trust

Questions and answers
Liver transplantation

Mr Andreas Prachalias, Consultant Surgeon, Liver Transplantation, Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery and Clinical Director, King’s College Hospital

Questions and answers
Comfort break

Chairs: Mr Josef Watfah and Mr Diwakar Sarma

Breast disease

Miss Hirah Rizki, Consultant Breast Surgeon, Charing Cross Hospital

Endocrine surgery for exit exam

Mr Johnathan Hubbard, Consultant Endocrine Surgeon, Guys and St Thomas' Hospitals and King's College Hospitals

Questions and answers
Gallstones and pancreatitis

Mr Rajiv Lahiri, Consultant Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic Surgeon, Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust

Questions and answers
Comfort break

Chairs: Miss Rachel Hargest, Consultant Surgeon and Senior Lecturer, University Hospital of Wales and Ms Katherine Williams, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, St Mark's Hospital

Oesophagogastric surgery for the FRCS: Cancer, GORD and achalasia

Ms Jenni Wheat, Locum Consultant Oesophagogastric Surgeon, Bristol Royal Infirmary, University Hospitals of Bristol and Weston

Questions and answers
Hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers

Mr Parthi Srinivasan, Consultant Liver Transplantation, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, King's College Hospital

Questions and answers
Vascular for FRCS

Mr Ank Thapar, Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Senior Research Fellow, Mid and South Essex Hospitals and Anglia Ruskin University

Questions and answers
Comfort break

Chairs: Mr Josef Watfah and Ms Catherine Zababkiewicz, Consultant Breast Surgeon, Aneurin Bevan Health Board

Principles of general surgery

Miss Rachel Hargest

Questions and answers
Benign proctology

Mr Phil Tozer, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, St Mark's Hospital

Questions and answers
The FRCS part 2 : What to expect

Ms Catherine Zabkiewicz

Questions and answers
Viva technique - hints, tips and how to prepare

Ms Zoe Barber, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Questions and answers
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 1 hour prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 1 hour before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 60 days after on 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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