About this event

  • Date and time Thu 24 Jun 2021 from 4:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Urology

The 2021 Urology Section Presidential address will be a reflective and critical evaluation of innovations that Professor Justin Vale, Consultant Urological Surgeon and President, Urology Section, has contributed to during his career, with a particular focus on image-guided surgery.

The Geoffrey D Chisholm CBE communication prize is an annual highlight of the Section, with its focus on clear succinct communication on various topical issues. 

This live stream will:

  • Provide a historical perspective on recent innovations in day to day clinical practice 
  • Highlight the current role of image guidance in minimally invasive urological surgery, and some of the barriers to its further roll-out  
  • Provide an opportunity to learn different presentation styles from colleagues competing for the Geoffrey D Chisholm CBE communication prize. Topics include; undergraduate urological education, stone disease, and prostate cancer. 

This live stream is being offered free of charge to all students and trainees due to funding from the Urology Section.

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Key speakers

Professor Justin Vale

Consultant Urological Surgeon and President, Urology Section, Royal Society of Medicine 


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Welcome and introduction

Professor Justin Vale, Consultant Urological Surgeon and President, Urology Section, Royal Society of Medicine 

Geoffrey Chisholm Prize presentations

Chaired by : Christian Brown, Consultant Urologist, King’s and Guy's Hospital

How do definitions affect outcomes for post-prostatectomy incontinence in a contemporary series of 1000 consecutive Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy?

Mr Mahmoud Abuelnaga, Urology ST3 , East kent Hospitals NHS Trust

Re-referral rates in the medium term in patients with a non-suspicious mpMRI within the RAPID pathway

Ms Mariana Bertoncelli Tanaka, Clinical Fellow, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Charing Cross Hospital

Perceptions around survival in localised prostate cancer: a sheep in wolves clothing?

Mr David Thurtle, Urology registrar , Lister Hospital, Stevenage

Evidence for the role of increased waist-hip ratio in the pathogenesis of kidney stone disease

Miss Catherine Lovegrove, Academic Clinical Fellow ST2, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Post-operative bleeding and thrombotic risk for patients on NOAC therapy undergoing urological surgery

Dr Ibrahim Khawaja, Colchester General Hospital

Identifying geographical variation in prostate cancer diagnostics: a comparison of regional referral guidelines and detection of clinically-significant prostate cancer

Dr Alexander Light, Academic foundation doctor, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

Trial without catheter (TWOC) at Home': Adapting outpatient services in the COVID-19 Era

Mr Kelvin Adasonla, CT2 , Worthing Hospital, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Trust 

Standardised nurse-led treatment of radiolucent renal and proximal ureteric stones using sodium bicarbonate oral dissolution therapy

Miss Michelle Marie Carey, Urology training registrar , Colchester Hospital 

Learning Urology in Medical School: a National Multicentre Cross-Sectional Study

Mr Alexander Ng, Medical Student, University College London Medical School, London, United Kingdom

Comparing safety, efficacy and cost of renal colic management between COVID-19 pandemic and the pre-pandemic period - Is it the time to change our standard practice?

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

Simulation in Urological Training and Education (SIMULATE): A Randomised Controlled Trial

Dr Abdullatif Aydin, Academic Clinical Fellow, King’s College London, King’s Health Partners

All that glitters is not gold

Professor Justin Vale, Consultant Urological Surgeon and President, Urology Section, Royal Society of Medicine 

Announcement of the prize winners and review of the 2020/21 academic year

Chaired by : Christian Brown, Consultant Urologist, King’s and Guy's Hospital

Close of meeting



Disclaimer:All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Registration for this live stream will close 2 hours prior to the start time. Late registrations will not be accepted. 


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