About this event

  • Date and time Fri 3 Dec 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:50pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Urology

This webinar will showcase innovative clinical projects in UK urology, current controversial areas such as the role of prophylactic antibiotics for recurrent urinary tract infections, current best practices in the diagnosis and management of urological cancers, future approaches and techniques, and new innovations in our state of the art lecture. 

Topics to be covered include: 

  • Understand current best practices in the diagnosis and management of urological cancers 
  • Current controversial areas in urological practice: role of prophylactic antibiotics for recurrent urinary tract infections; best practice for MDT meetings, treatment of stone 
  • Developments in andrology, bladder outlet obstruction and urodynamics 
  • New innovations and working and the impact of COVID-19 in urology 
  • Understand some of the possible future approaches and techniques to urological practice 

CPD learning applied. 

This webinar is being offered free of charge to all trainees due to funding from the Urology Section.

The Urology Section would like to thank our Annual Sponsor KARL STORZ Endoscopy (UK) Ltd for their valued support of the entire 2021 to 2022 Academic Programme. 

Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.

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Key speakers

Miss Jo Cresswell

Consultant Urological Surgeon, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Vice-President, British Association of Urological Surgeons, UK. 

Speaker's biography

Miss Jo Cresswell is a consultant urological surgeon, and until recently a clinical director at James Cook University Hospital, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Middlesbrough. The department has 12 consultant urologists, 6 urologists in training and is a regional centre for urological cancer.  


Miss Cresswell graduated in medicine from the University of Newcastle in UK and was awarded a PhD in bladder cancer immunology in 2002. Her clinical work focuses on the management of bladder cancer, with expertise in the management of all stages of disease including intravesical therapies, endoscopic management and radical cystectomy (open and robotic).  


Miss Cresswell is a vice-president of  British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) and was previously a chair of the BAUS section of oncology. She is a member of the Specialty Advisory Committee (SAC) for urology and previously training programme director for urology in the North of England.  


She is a reviewer for several international journals, conferences and grant funding bodies, and has contributed to numerous bladder cancer clinical trials as principal investigator and member of trial management groups. 


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Welcome and introduction

Professor Sri Sriprasad, President, Urology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Session one: Winter short papers presentations

Clinical outcomes of predominantly anterior prostate cancers treated with Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy (RARP): A prospective comparative cohort analysis with 2 years follow up

Dr Reyan Saghir, Foundation Doctor Year 2, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The lights are on but no surgeons are home: Hydrocele surgery availability for Lymphatic filariasis elimination in Bangladesh

Dr Chris Bodimeade, Core Surgical Trainee Year 1, Medway Maritime Hospital, Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Impact of weekly planned non-elective operating lists in urology

Anna Longshaw, Urology Clinical Fellow, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tele-handover: Lessons and improvements from a simple change to Virtual meeting

Eoin Dinneen, Speciality Trainee in Urology Year 5, Barking Havering Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Primary ureteric stent insertion under local anaesthetic or sedoanalgesia: A systematic review

Mr Joseph Gabriel, Speciality Trainee in Urology Year 5, Kent, Surrey and Sussex Deanery and East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

To CT or not to CT? The ultimate question in management of women with suspected renal colic?

Dr Max Herriott, General Surgery Clinical Fellow and Speciality Registrar Lower, Derriford Hospital, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust and Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Comfort break

Session two: Winter short papers presentations

Supine robot-assisted retroperitoneal lymph node dissection: A single centre review

Dr Akinlolu Oluwole-Ojo, Junior Clinical Fellow, Guy’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Oncological and nephrological outcomes following partial nephrectomy for T3 renal cell carcinoma

Dr Stefanos Gorgoraptis, Trust Doctor in Urology, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Outcomes of fitness to practice complaints in urology: General medical council (GMC) referrals over a 14-year period

Miss Jenni Lane, Core Surgical Trainee Year 2, Wessex Deanery, presenting with University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

High quality MRI can rule out extra-prostatic extension of prostate cancer and guide safe nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy

Eoin Dinneen

State of the art lecture: Bladder cancer: Do we know what we are doing?

Miss Jo Cresswell, Consultant Urological Surgeon, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Announcement of prize winners
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.

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.

This webinar will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the live stream 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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