CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Not long now!

The Future Surgery Virtual programme will host a line-up of leading sector specialists including:

  • Shafi Ahmed and John Nosta, holding a provocative discussion about medicine’s new partnership with technology
  • Peter Brennan exploring Human Factors and impact on surgery
  • Helen Bevan Chief Transformation Officer at NHS Horizons on 'How to make change happen in a changing world’
  • Rafael Guerrero, Director Heart Unit, Chief of Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, talking on 'The best accelerator is a crisis… healthcare innovation during the C19 Pandemic- Innovation in Surgery'
  • Scarlett McNally exploring ‘Sustainability in surgery and better team working
  • Andrew Bastawrous from Peek Vision giving us insight into Frugal Innovation and Wing Commander Marcus Stow, OBE, MStJ sharing the JHubMed approach to innovating in a crisis – and what medicine can learn.


In addition our event partners the AfPP, CODP CPOC and ASiT will be delivering a set of bespoke speaker sessions within the event – more details to follow soon…

Alongside these and many more thought provoking sessions we will be hosting panel discussions on: Challenges of restarting elective surgery, What the Covid-19 experience has taught us in medicine and surgery, The Perioperative Pathway hosted by David Selwyn, CPOC, and Challenges and opportunities – entrepreneurship for surgeons.

Please register for your opportunity to be involved in the Future of Surgery – the interactive Virtual event will let you ask questions directly to the speakers, suggest subjects for the panels to discuss, and vote giving us your important input and feedback. Those who have registered will be notified when the full programme goes live! 

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Speaker Highlights

Topics include:

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Work and Training 

Workforce, new roles in the  OT, new team approaches, diversity, personal health and wellbeing

Perioperative Care

From referral to discharge, multi-disciplinary teams are improving outcomes and patient experience

Innovation in Surgery

Disruptive Technology, genomics and precision medicine, immersive training and much more
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Sustainability

The Green Theatre, the surgical environment, the procurement perspective and waste reduction.

Disruptive Technology

New products and disruptive technologies that are revolutionising patient experience and care, all supported by the adoption of digital first across the healthcare system.

Global Health Innovation

Exploring international successes and share learnings across geographical boundaries.
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The Importance of Human Factors & Patient Safety

Exploring how human fallibility influences healthcare delivery and how this can change and driving for continuous improvement across the care pathway.

Women in Surgery 

The popular Women in Surgery group will be holding a drop-in session where you can network with members of the group.

The Patient and HCP Experience

The drive to improve experience and outcomes through improved communication and understanding.
  • “Future Surgery Virtual will be the first of its kind in the UK, drawing on the work our Commission on the Future of Surgery has done to predict the transformation in the medical care for millions of patients.”
    Andrew Reed, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • “Driven by changes in digital technologies and our fast-evolving understanding of genomics, innovations are expected to affect how we undertake surgery, and how we train surgeons in future.”
    Andrew Reed, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • "Alongside the conference organisers, CloserStill, we aim to deliver a high-quality event that will provide both professional development and discussion space for surgeons and their teams."
    Andrew Reed, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • "We look forward to welcoming colleagues to what promises to be a very high-quality programme and an exciting two days of thought-provoking training and engagement with medical suppliers."
    Andrew Reed, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

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