About this event

  • Date and time Fri 17 May 2019 from 8:30am to 11:00pm
  • Location De Vere Oxford Thames
  • Organised by Urology

This event will bring together themes derived from all of the 2018-2019 session meetings, concentrating on 'Surgeons in the Workplace', whilst also addressing opportunities without traditional working environments. 

The highlight of the meeting has always been presentations competing for the Professor Geoffrey D. Chisholm CBE Communication Prize but we are honoured on this occasion by hosting the inaugural John Wickham Memorial Lecture which will be delivered by Professor Tony Young OBE FRCS Urol.

There is an accompany partners day planned for Friday 17th May 2019. More details will be confirmed soon.

Topics include:

  • End of life management for urologists
  • Ways and methods of supporting surgeons and trainees whose patients have had serious adverse outcomes
  • Digital innovation in disease management
  • An update for multi-modality therapy for prostate cancer

Dinner at Ashmolean Museum

The dinner will be held at the beautiful Ashmolean Museum. Guests will be taken on a tour of the museum before proceeding to the dinner. 

We will not be accepting bookings on the day of the event. Please contact urology@rsm.ac.uk for booking enquires.

Need somewhere to stay?

We have reserved a limited number of rooms at the Devere Hotel - Oxford Thames, there are reserved rooms at the Hotel for the evening of Friday 17 May. To make a booking, please call the Devere Hotel - Oxford Thames directly on 01865 334444 and quote 'The RSM meeting'. Please note that there will be transport available to and from the Devere Hotel to the  Ashmolean Museum.


We would like to thank our exhibitor(s):

Ferring and Karl Storz

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.


View the programme

Welcome and introduction

Mr Jeremy Noble, President, Urology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Session one

Chairs: Mr Roland Morley, Consultant Urologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Professor Sri Sripersad, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

The secret life of death

Mr Bill Dunsmuir, Consultant and Training Programme Director, Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Helping surgeons when things go wrong

Professor Kevin Turner, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Incidental urology

Mr Ken Anson, Consultant Urological Surgeon, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break
Session two

Chairs: Miss Rebecca Tregunna, Specialist Registrar, Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Mr Roger Plail, Urologist, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

How to cure digital disease

Mr Ben Turney, Clinical Lecturer in Urology, University of Oxford and Oxford University Hospitals Trust

Multi-modality therapy for prostate cancer-insights from pre-clinical models

Mr Richard Bryant, Associate Professor of Urology, Cancer Research UK Clinician Scientist Fellow and Honorary Consultant Urologist, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford, and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

From mash to cash

Mr John Reynard, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Churchill Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

John Wickham Memorial lecture: Innovation to disrupt the NHS, Professor Tony Young, OBE

Introduced by Mr Ronald Miller, Consultant Urological and Minimally Invasive Surgeon, Private Practice

Innovation to disrupt the NHS

Professor Tony Young, OBE, National Clinical Lead for Innovation, NHS England

Sir Geoffrey Chisholm Communication prize presentations

Chairs: Professor Justin Vale, Consultant Urologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Mr Christian Brown, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Predictors of poor response and adverse events following botulinum toxin A for refractory idiopathic overactive bladder (OAB)

Mr Mohammad Abrar, Fourth Year Medical Student, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London

How international is the international prostate symptom score (IPSS)?

Mr Mark Yao, CT2 Renal Transplant Doctor, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Common genetic variants of calcium and vitamin D metabolism in kidney stone disease

Dr Sarah Howles, National Institute for Health Research Academic Clinical Lecturer in Urology, University of Oxford

Development and content validation of the urethroplasty training and assessment tool (UTAT) for the dorsal onlay BMG urethroplasty

Miss Sara Jasionowska, Medical Student, King's College London

Evaluation of functional outcomes following redo focal HIFU in men with primary localised, non-metastatic prostate cancer - results from a prospective patient registry

Dr Catherine Lovegrove, Academic Foundation Doctor, Imperial College NHS Foundation Trust

The foley catheter is our jet engine. Why urology needs to embrace smart monitoring and the internet of things

Dr Conor Mosli-Lynch, ST6 Urology Trainee Doctor, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Robotic partial nephrectomy in patients with a solitary kidney. Is it a good idea?

Dr Nick Mehan, Junior Clinical Fellow, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

An 'enhanced communication team-working' model to improve urological care for 13,786 acutely unwell patients

Mr Wilson To, ST3 Urology Doctor, Whipps Cross University Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust

Cystine stones are often hard... are Hounsfield Units correspondingly high?

Dr Hannah Warren, Core Surgical Trainee, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Freehand local anaesthetic transperineal biopsies: Do we still need a systematic mapping biopsy?

Dr Anoushka Neale, Junior Clinical Fellow, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break
Announcement of prize winners
RSM Urology Section AGM
Close of meeting

Evaluation surveys will be sent via email and certificates of attendance can be found in the 'My Account' area on the RSM website

President's dinner

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont St, Oxford OX1 2PH
For pre-registered delegates only


De Vere Oxford Thames, Henley Road, Sandford-on-Thames, Oxford, OX4 4GX, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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