ACPGBI Combined Meeting of the Mersey and North Wales Chapters

7 Oct 19
07 October 2019
The Chester Grosvenor
Eastgate, Chester, CH1 1LT

8.30-9.00      Coffee and registration

9.00-9.10      Welcome and Introduction

Session 1

9.10-9.30 ACPGBI – Past, current and future initiatives
Nicola Fearnhead (President of ACPGBI)
9.30-9.50 How to make your unit research active
Dale Vimalachandran (RCS Subspecialty Lead for Research in CRS)
9.50-10.10 Advanced Colorectal Cancer MDT outcomes
Rob Jones (Consultant Hepatobiliary Surgeon, Aintree University Hospital)
10.10- 10.20 Extended Right Hemicolectomy vs Left Hemicolectomy for Splenic Flexure Colon Cancer
Shahab Hajibandeh (Registrar, Ysbyty Glan Clwyd)
10.20-10.45 Colorectal Cancer MDT – Consultants Corner (Panel TBC)
10.45-11.15   Coffee

Session 2

11.15-11.40 Colorectal nursing initiatives
Emma Atkinson and Joanne Kinsey (Specialist Nurses, Aintree University Hospital)
11.40-11.50 Bowel prep and antibiotics – what should we be doing?
Chris Battersby (Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Wrexham Hospital)
11.50-12.00 High vs Low ligation of the Inferior Mesenteric Artery in Rectal Cancer Surgery
(Shahab Hajibandeh, Registrar, Ysbyty Glan Clwyd)
12.00-12.15 General Surgery TPD – tips for trainees and trainers
Caroline Bruce (Mersey General Surgery TPD and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon)
12.15-12.45 Colorectal fellowships – what, when, why and how
Chris Battersby, Derek McWhirter, Paul Sutton (Consultant Colorectal Surgeons and post CCT Fellow)
12.45-1.00 Dukes Club
Rachael Clifford (Mersey Chapter Dukes Club Representative)
1.00-2.00 Lunch

Session 3

2.00-2.40 The problem of anastomotic leaks and introduction of the EAGLE Study
James Glasbey (Academic Clinical Fellow in Surgery, BUH), Charles Knowles (Director National Bowel Research Centre)
2.40-2.50 Trainee led collaborative research
James Glasbey (Academic Clinical Fellow in Surgery, BUH)
2.50-3.20 Coffee

Session 4

3.20-3.45 Current controversies in pelvic floor surgery
Andy Williams (Chair of The Pelvic Floor Society)
3.45-4.00 Enhanced consent
Jennie Grainger (Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Countess of Chester Hospital)
4.00-4.30 Pelvic floor cases – Consultants Corner
Karen Telford (Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Wythenshaw Hospital)
4.30 Close

Please email [email protected] to reserve a place as soon as possible.

This meeting has been kindly sponsored by the following in order to support medical education: