Surgery Section


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President's Day in Cardiff
Date: Friday 29 September 2017
Organised by: Surgery Section

Communication, leadership and professionalism

Tuesday 31 October 2017
Organised by:
Surgery Section

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Date: Friday 29 September
Time: 2.00 pm
Venue: Cardiff City Hall






About this section


To provide a forum for the discussion and advancement of the art, science and practice of general surgery with some emphasis on the branches and subspecialties that relate to this to all healthcare professionals and their students. The Section’s regular meetings provide a platform for participants to keep up to date through the exchange of ideas and in turn provide top quality care to their patients.

Section members:

All disciplines associated with surgery including surgeons, doctors in training, specialist nurses and more.

Section council:

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section council, led by the Section President.

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President's day in Cardiff
President's day in Cardiff

Friday 29 September 2017, Cardiff City Hall
King Edward VII Ave
CF10 3ND

This year's Section of Surgery President's Day will be held at Cardiff City Hall. This meeting will explore how the medical profession and politicians worked together to introduce presumed consent for organ donation in Wales. Key topics include cancer vaccination, intestinal failure and advances in vascular surgery.


Day | Registration: 08:15 | Organised by: Surgery Section, Cardiff China Medical Research Collaborative at Cardiff University |
Region: Wales | Accreditation: 6 CPD Points Find out more Arrow Links

Communication, leadership and professionalism, prize presentations and presidential address
Communication, leadership and professionalism, prize presentations and presidential address

Tuesday 31 October 2017, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street

This one day event will explore some of the contemporary themes in surgical leadership and professionalism, and discuss techniques used to improve communication skills with patients. 

Day | Registration: 08:30 | Organised by: Surgery Section |
Region: London | Accreditation: CPD - Applied for Find out more Arrow Links

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2nd Sir Naim Dangoor Lecture: How digital innovation can improve healthcare

Free to watch

This lecture examines the complex challenges of improving and bringing high-impact innovation to patient care and the current landscape in hospitals.

53 minutes | Organised by: Surgery Section | Accreditation: n/a Watch lecture arrow

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Surgical decision making: Thinking with your gloves on

Free for RSM members/ £6 non-members

Professor George Youngson talks about the four different types of decision making, and their respective merits in crisis management situations.

35 minutes | Organised by: Surgery Section | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Section Bibliography

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