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Monday Programme

Monday 4 July 2022

Time Session

Annual General Meeting

  • President’s report
  • Secretary’s report
  • Treasurer’s report
  • The Dukes’ Club report
  • NBOCA report
  • BRUK report
09:00 ACPGBI Annual Meeting commences

Endo-Anal Scanning Course with faculty from St Thomas’ HospitalBK Medical - a GE Healthcare company (logo)

Sponsored by BK Medical

The course will include formal lectures followed by ‘hands on’ assessment of 3D data cubes on BK Medical Consoles.

Coffee will be served (at approx. 9.30am) prior to the meeting and at the mid-course break. Lunch will be provided courtesy of the ACPGBI at the completion of the course.

This course can be booked as an option during the ACPGBI meeting registration, at the modest cost (when compared to similar training courses) of £70. The course will be limited to 30 people on a first-come-first-served basis.


Colorectal Focus: continuing colorectal education, three-year rolling programme

Chairs: Jonathan Randall (Bristol), Panchali Sarmah (Leicester)

  • Anal fistula - Phil Tozer (London)
  • Intestinal Failure - Michael Powar (Cambridge)
  • Perioperative care - Sonia Lockwood (Bradford)
  • Bowel obstruction - Susan Moug (Glasgow)
  • Abdominal wall - Rhiannon Harries (Swansea)
  • Advanced malignancy - Alex Mirnezami (Southampton)

National Bowel Cancer Audit


Six of the BestBJS logo

Sponsored by BJS

Chairs: Ailín Rogers (Dublin), Charles Maxwell Armstrong

  • Patient-reported outcomes and experiences following emergency laparotomy: a mixed methods patient survey - Julie Cornish (Cardiff)
  • Robotic bladder sparing exenteration for rectal cancer - Anand Mohan (India)
  • Long-term functional outcome after revisional surgery following primary laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy - Sandeep Singh (Oxford)
  • The L!RIC trial and early surgery for Crohn's - Paul Murphy (Warwick)
  • Survival outcomes associated with completion of adjuvant oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer: a national population-based cohort study - Jemma Boyle (London)
  • Shorter residual IMA stump length on objective CT measurement is associated with improved oncological outcomes in rectal cancer surgery: a propensity score matched analysis - Andreas Kohler (Leeds)

ASCRS Travelling Fellow

  • The FACT inhibitor CBL0137 augments radiation and chemotherapy in rectal cancer and inhibits cancer stem cells - David Liska (Cleveland)

Invited Lecture: BRUK LectureBowel Research UK logo

Chair: Asha Senapati, Portsmouth

  • Rectal cancer - Debbie McNamara (Dublin)
13:00-14:00 Lunch break

THD Sponsored SymposiumTHD logo

  • Surgical Treatment for Haemorrhoids - are we fit for the future?

ACPN logoAssociation of Coloproctology Nurses: Plenary Session on Prehabilitation

Chairs:  Gabrielle Thorpe & Jay Bradbury

  • Prehabilitation: what is it and why does it matter? - Susan Moug (Glasgow)

  • eBike use to improve fitness in patients undergoing bowel surgery – patient and HCP experiences of a pilot study in NHS Forth Valley - Paul Kelly (Edinburgh)

  • When physical activity and surgery  were thought to be incompatible: the patient’s perspective - Mike Kelly (Cambridge)

  • PREPARE-ABC - nurse involvement and influence - James Hernon (Norwich)
  • Setting up and evaluating a pre-hab service -(TBC)

Symposium: IBD

Chairs: Chih Tan (Cambridge), Tom Pinkney (Birmingham), Katie Adams (London)

  • Medical therapies: crash course for surgeons - Charlie Lees and Farhat Din (Edinburgh)
  • The badly behaving pouch - Bruce George (Oxford)
  • Stomas: the troubles I have seen - Omar Faiz (London)
  • Perianal Crohn's - Laura Hancock (Manchester)
  • Living with UC, living with a pouch ...and football - Darren Fletcher (Manchester) and Pete Sagar (Leeds)

The Dukes' Club (logo)The Dukes' Club Symposium: Hot Seat Experts

Chair: Panchali Sarmah (Leicester) 

  • Surgical hubs - Ed Dickson (trainee), Greg Taylor and Nuha Yassin (experts)
  • Robotic training - Charlotte El-Sayed (trainee), Christina Fleming and Rowan Parks (experts)
  • Emergency general surgery as a career - Osman Chaudhary (trainee), Gill Tierney (expert)
TBC Industry coffee break sessionIntuitive (logo)

Symposium: Advanced and Recurrent Colorectal Cancer

Chairs: Kirsten Boyle (Leicester), Ioanna Drami (London), Alex Mirnezami (Southampton)

  • Advanced colon cancer - Martha Quinn (Glasgow)
  • The sacrum and presacral fascai - Elaine Burns (London)
  • Pelvic side wall nodes - Aaron Quyn (Leeds)
  • Posterior: First 2-stage approach to LLRC - Shin Sakata, Travelling Fellow (Brisbane, Australia)
16:00 - 17:30

The Dukes' Club Fellowship Speed Dating The Dukes' Club (logo)

Chair: Mo Rabie

The Dukes’ Club are pleased to invite you to our popular 'Fellowship Speed Dating' session. The session allows you to interact with a range of colorectal trainees looking for fellowship opportunities.  Information will be incorporated into our colorectal fellowship database on our website, which provides our members with a fully searchable database of fellowship locations, focus, exposure, and contacts.

If you run a colorectal fellowship program in your department and would like to join us on this year’s fellowship speed dating session, please fill out the form through this link: and we will be in touch with further details. Although we would love to accept all requests, we are limited by space availability and recommend that you get in touch as soon as possible to guarantee your space for this popular event.

If you know of other centres offering colorectal fellowships who would like to attend or who cannot attend but wish to be included in our database, please pass the registration link on.

For further queries, please get in touch with Mr. Mohamed Rabie at


Debate: This House Believes that TaTME has had its Day

Chair: Antonino Spinelli (Milan)

  • For: Chris Cunningham (Oxford)
  • Against: Debra Nicol (Worcester)

Hunterian Lecture

Chair: Pete Sagar (Leeds)

  • Appendicitis to multivisceral transplant: a career experience with appendiceal malignancy - Brendan Moran (Basingstoke)

Colorectal Quiz

Chair: Matt Lee (Sheffield)

Team Captains: Peter Vaughan Shaw (Young Pups), Susan Moug (Wise Old Owls)

  • Young Pups vs Wise Old Owls


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