About this event

  • Date and time Fri 16 Apr 2021 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Urology, BAUS Section of Trainees /BSoT

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all aspects of our lives, both professionally and privately. The morning session of this webinar will focus on the pandemic impact on training, professional practice and our institutions, and the likely changes we will see in its aftermath. The afternoon session will be the short-listed presentations for the annual Malcolm Coptcoat Prize for Innovation and Research. 

Topics to be covered:

  • Review the rapid adaptations made to urological education during the pandemic and how future education will change as a result 
  • What changes are being made to the curriculum to reflect the impact of the pandemic on training 
  • The impact of redeployment on individuals and their training 
  • Likely changes to BAUS and its programme of activities 

This is a joint webinar between the RSM Urology Section and the BAUS Section of Trainees (BSOT)

CPD learning applied. 

We would like to thank our sponsor Coloplast Ltd for their support of this webinar. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.

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Welcome and introduction
BSoT updates and upcoming projects

Mr Neil Harvey, Chair, BAUS Section of Trainees (BSOT)

Responding to COVID: BAUS education and the RSM

Mr Hari Ratan, Education Committee, British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) and Mr Michael Dinneen, Immediate Past President, Urology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Comfort break
Training in 2021: SAC curriculum update

Professor Phil Cornford, Chair, Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) Urology

Panel discussion
Comfort break
President in the pandemic

Mr Tim O’Brien, President, British Association of Urological Surgeons

Panel discussion
Findings of the national survey of urology trainees’ experience of redeployment

Miss Sophie Rintoul-Hoad, ST7

Panel discussion
Experiences as a medical director during COVID-19 (and how I got here)

Miss Kay Thomas, Clinical Director, Guy’s and St Thomas's Hospital

Panel discussion
Lunch break
Malcolm Coptcoat prize session

Chaired by: Mr Justin Vale, President, Section of Urology, Royal Society of Medicine  


Virtual interactive surgical skills classroom: a parallel-designed, non-inferiority, adjudicator-blinded, randomised controlled trial (VIRTUAL)

Mr Arjun Nathan, ST1 Urology, Royal Free Hospital

Understanding the scale of bleeding induced by antithrombotic therapy. Is anticoagulation for everyone?

Dr Luis Ribeiro, ST1 urology, Guy's Hospital, London

The role of PSA density in decision making to perform transperineal prostate biopsy in men with multi-parametric MRI Likert 2 or 3 scores: A retrospective analysis from a multi-centre Cancer Network study

Miss Hannah Warren, Specialist Registrar (ST4), Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust

Reduced JJ stent insertion and ureteroscopy along with increased primary ESWL - Is it the way forward in managing patients with renal colic?

Mr Subhabrata Mukherjee, Urology Registrar, Northwick Park Hospital, London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Natural history of small asymptomatic kidney and residual stones over a long-term follow-up: Systematic review over 25 years

Miss Catherine E Lovegrove, Academic Clinical Fellow, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in Kidney Stone Formers: A Comparative Cohort Study with a median follow-up of 19 years

Mr Robert Geraghty, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Development and internal validation of the STRATified CANcer Surveillance (STRATCANS) model for men with favourable-risk prostate cancer

Dr Alexander Light, Foundation Year 2 doctor, Addenbrooke’s Hospital

Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) in patients on active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer: an analysis on oncological and functional outcomes

Miss Li June Tay, ST7 Urology Registrar, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital

Antibiotic free Local Anaesthetic Transperineal Prostate (LATP) biopsies: a review of the first 750 cases

Mr Mark Yao, Urology Registrar ST4, Kent and Canterbury Hospital

The Changing Trends of Image-guided Biopsy of Small Renal Masses before intervention- An Analysis of European Multinational Prospective Registry

Mr Vinson Wai-Shun Chan, Medical Student, University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Lessons learnt from 1010 consecutive robot assisted radical prostatectomies: safe fellowship training

Mr Sam Folkard, Urology SpR, Maidstone Hospital

End 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.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 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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