Severn School of Surgery Annual Conference
Category: Training - School of Surgery
Date: September 21st 2012 9:30am until 4:30pm
Location: Engineers' House, The Promenade, Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3NB
Theme: Surgery for the future: Are you ready for it?
A free one day conference for all grades of all surgical specialties.
Topics of discussion:
What’s new in surgical innovation?
- Development of novel surgical techniques
- Crossing from vet to human practice
- Use of technology & social media
How will workforce changes affect us?
- Feminisation of the workplace
- The future of surgery in the NHS
- Specialisation of the workplace
To register, please contact Chad Elliott at Chad.Elliott@southwest.nhs.uk
UPDATED: Final programme
9.30-11.30 THE (RE)ORGANISATION OF SURGERY
Plenary session: What are the concerns you would like to see discussed?
9.45-10.30 Five big changes that could change your working life. (Mr Richard Gleave)
10.30-11.10 What is the future for surgical specialties?
A programme directors perspective (Mr Tim Cook)
A trainee perspective (chairman of ASiT) (Mr Steve Hornby)
11.45-1.00 CHANGES IN THE SURGICAL WORKFORCE
Women in surgery: what changes need to happen?
Trainee perspective. (Rebecca Llewellyn-Bennett)
Consultant perspective (Anne Pullyblank)
Panel & Audience Discussion:
Combination of surgical career with commitments in academia, management & teaching
2.00-4.30 SURGICAL INNOVATION IN PRACTICE AND TEACHING
2.00-2.45 Translation of veterinary surgery to human practice (Prof Noel Fitzpatrick)
2.45-3.15 Surgical robotics and how will this influence training? (Miss Liz Waine)
3.15-3.45 Social media for surgical trainees (Mr Jon Bloor)
3.45-4.15 Surgical innovation: it’s all about outcome (Mr Rob Bethune)