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Conference Programme

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ASiT Innovation Theatre
  1. Welcoming address to all delegates of the ASiT Innovation Summit from ASiT President, Martin King.
  2. Update on FOS:TEST
  3. Gaming in Surgery
Surgical Simulation Theatre
Theatre 1
  1. Rethinking Clinical Insourcing – how new workforce models are supporting the NHS
    Healthcare workforce experts Medacs Healthcare explain their new and improved surgical insourcing model, how it differs from traditional approaches, and its rapid impact on the waiting list position f ...
  2. Innovation is often a key strategic objective for most health systems, but how do you actually go about doing it? At Alder Hey Children’s Hospital they have been on a 10 year journey to build a thrivi ...
  3. Recovering the elective care backlog: working together to meet the challenge
    6.2 million people are currently on the waiting list for elective care, and the scale of the challenge that the NHS faces to reduce this backlog cannot be underestimated. Whilst positive steps have be ...
  4. Surgeons are profoundly affected by adverse events. Data on the nature and extent of this impact will be reviewed. Recognition of this impact demands two responses. We must be better at responding and ...
  5. Session delivered by Asensus
Theatre 2
  1. How my opinions about surgery changed profoundly over the 40 years of my career and the increasingly difficult environment in which surgeons now work.
  2. Round table discussion chaired by Peter Brennan with four colleagues Ginny Bowbrick, Helen Higham, John Hardie and Steve Jarvis with human factors interests from varied backgrounds. The session will i ...
Theatre 3
  1. This presentation will focus on the importance of promoting diversity at every level of the UK medical workforce in order for the NHS to function most effectively. It will also explore the work The Ar ...
  2. Day surgery should be open to all patients including those who have no-one at home. The aim of this session is to discuss how we can achieve this in a safe way. This will include: self care pathway fr ...
  3. A presentation of the background to the HEE EST pilot project to include the evidence for the pilot and the selection of sites. The methods used in year 1 to create a virtual network. The results of t ...
Theatre 4
  1. Overview of the SCP role, including qualifications, training, career progression and HR and workforce planning considerations.
  2. Panel discussion regarding the role of the SCP and impact on Surgical Trainees training
  3. Presentation of SCP work, including audits and papers. CPD
  4. 30 minute Keynote address with Colorectal surgeon Mhari Collie - Mhari works across the developing work doing life altering fissure surgery which allows women to be accepted by their communities follo ...
  5. Bitesize meet the WinS forum session
  6. Video introduction from Phillippa Jackson followed by talk from GMC/ NHS Employers
  7. Panel Discussion looking at life events for women surgeons and how to support each other
ASiT Innovation Theatre
Surgical Simulation Theatre
Theatre 1
  1. Session sponsored by Practice Plus Group
  2. As a stand alone orthopaedic hospital, RNOH has no cardiology services on site, but has a large co-morbid population at increased risk of cardiovascular complications. We demonstrate how close collabo ...
  3. awaited
Theatre 2
  1. It will be a live robotic partial nephrectomy with a 3D virtual model and a Proximie connectivity to the auditorium moderators. 
  2. In conversation with Helen Hughes, Chief Executive of Patient Safety Learning, Dr Peter Duffy (title) will share his experience of trying to improve surgical standards, safety culture and performance ...
  3. Perioperative care is everything from the moment an operation is contemplated until full recovery. It can be disjointed, with care in silos. This can result in late cancellations, complications and in ...
  4. Session sponsored by AXA Health
  5. An inspirational and empowering session exploring what bullying, undermining, harassment and discrimination are, why and how we should challenge them and what real culture change looks like in modern ...
Theatre 3
  1. TBC
  2. Recognise the importance of kindness in supporting change and encouraging growth Discuss the underlying principles of non-technical skills which underpin good team performance Look at the kindness fac ...
  3. This session considers the current challenges facing all operating theatre staff post pandemic, recognising how human factors may influence the delivery of the surgical safety checklist and discusses ...
Theatre 4
  1. Panel with representatives from MWINS/ PRISM and SAS group
  2. Bitesize meet the WinS forum session

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