About this event

  • Date and time Thu 3 Dec 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Urology

This webinar will include 10 trainee presentations with the best awarded the 2020 Geoffrey Chisholm prize for communication. This is the first time this event has been held online. 

Prize webinar format

10 presentations of 6 minutes each, with 4 minutes for questions. The Prize will be presented on ranking through online voting and judging panel. During the scoring, there will be a brief presentation by the winner of the 2020 Secretary’s Prize. 

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Welcome and introduction

Mr Justin Vale, President, Urology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Geoffrey D Chisholm CBE Communication Prize presentations
A retrospective audit of all patients undergoing nephroureterectomy for renal and ureteric (transitional cell carcinoma) TCC from 2012-2018

Mr Alex Henshall

Surgical site infections in Urology: an update from the 2019 Getting It Right First Time survey

Miss Cherrie Ho, ST6, Urology, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust

Breaking up with Botox: it's not me, it's (mostly) you

Miss Gemma Scrimgeour, Core Surgical Trainee, CT2, Department of Female, Functional and Restorative Urology, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust

Immune evasion offers novel insights into the evolutionary trajectory of urology's most deadly cancer

Mr Faiz Jabbar, University College London Medical School, Luton and Dunstable Hospital

Urology Boot Camp for Medical Students: Improving knowledge and competency in preparation for foundation training

Mr Ricky Ellis, Urology Specialist Registrar, Urology Department, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton

Ex-vivo high-throughput drug screening for bladder cancer: A step towards precision oncology and personalised treatment selection

Miss Samantha Conroy, Academic Unit of Urology, Department of Oncology and Metabolism, The University of Sheffield, Honorary Clinical Research Fellow, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, The Urology Foundation Research Scholar 2020-21

The effect of COVID-19 on Urological Surgery services and training to the peak of the pandemic in South East England

Dr Samuel Folkard, ST4 Urology Registrar, The Maidstone Hospital, Kent, Surrey, Sussex Deanery

Reducing Iatrogenic Catheter Associated Urethral Trauma (iCAUT) via multi-disciplinary, pan-hospital teaching sessions

Dr Sophie Rintoul-Hoad, ST7, Kingston Hospital, South London Deanery

Mortality in Fournier's Gangrene - Don't fight a lion with a stick!

Dr Torath Ameen, Urology ST5 Registrar, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Judging commences
Secretary’s prize presentation - Evaluation of the clinical and cost effectiveness of routine Pre-Op Group and Screen samples and routine Post-Op Bloods for Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy (RARP)

Dr Arjun Nathan, ST1 Urology, Royal Free Hospital, NIHR ACF, Royal College of Surgeons

Announcement of prize winners and closing comments

Mr Justin Vale

Close of webinar



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

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

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