Teaching day in Leicester: the two week wait and the importance of the MDT

02 Mar '18

02 March 2018
8:45am – 3:45pm
Leicester General Hospital NHS Trust Leicester General Hospital NHS Trust
Gwendolen Road Leiciester LE5 4PW

With increasing pressure on our clinical services is it time to look again at the 2 Week Wait and MDT process?

Involving expert opinion from across the disciplines, this meeting will examine current best practice, identify areas for improvement and will give participants a basis to adapt practice according to local resource. It is a must for all those involved in the management of colorectal cancer.

Come to the meeting and help influence the future.

Aims

The meeting will review the evidence in favour of the multidisciplinary team in the management of colorectal carcinoma. It will explore ways of optimizing the urgent investigation of high risk patients and allow for a more effective multidisciplinary team approach.

Objectives

At the end of this meeting the participants will be able to:

  • Know about current best practice for urgent investigation of patients with suspected colorectal carcinoma
  • Understand the role of the multidisciplinary team in the management of colorectal carcinoma
  • Understand how to adapt their own practice to local expertise and facilities
  • Understand the importance of communication between medical disciplines

Bursary places for trainees

Ten bursary places are available for trainees on a first come first serve basis for £10. Please note that if you select this rate, you will need to state your deanery name in the questions box to verify your trainee status. If we are unable to verify your status your place will be cancelled and you will be notified by email. 

Who should attend? 

Consultant and trainee colorectal surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, oncologists, consultants and trainees in palliative care.
Nurse specialists in colorectal surgery, oncology and palliative medicine. MDT coordinators and 2 week wait administrators.

More information from the RSM website