CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Our Full 2021 Conference Programme and Speaker Line up will be announced in June 2021 

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Key Themes in 2021

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Global Health Innovation

Exploring international successes, cross boundary collaborations, frugal innovation and how to share learnings across geographical boundaries.

Innovation In Surgery

Insight into the latest innovations in processes, imaging, diagnostics and technology with the ability to transform surgical care. We explore the supporting role of data, systems and digitalisation

Patient Centred Care

Driving for continuous improvement across the healthcare system in Patient Safety, Prevention, Human Factors and patient experience

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Disruptive Technology  

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

Working Better

Adopting new ways of working, teamworking, role flexibility and new roles in surgery, future workforce, portfolio and entrepreneurial careers, The Public/ Private agenda.

 

Perioperative Care

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

Key Themes in 2021

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Disruptive Technology  

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

Working Better

Adopting new ways of working, teamworking, role flexibility and new roles in surgery, future workforce, portfolio and entrepreneurial careers, The Public/ Private agenda.

Perioperative Care

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

Sustainability and The Green Theatre 

Driving improvements in the surgical environment, waste reduction, efficiency and procurement

Highlights from our 2020 Conference Programme 

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    • Working and Training
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    • Working and Training
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    Fundamental Surgery is a HapticVR, multimodal VR education platform for surgeons. The technology delivers immersive simulations, underpinned with haptic (sense of touch) interactions that enable full ...
    • Patient Safety and the Importance of Human Factors
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    The NHS is delivering world class outcomes in some places, but not all. For the past five years, the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme has been working to drive continuous improvement acro ...
    • Working and Training
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    Quilter Financial Advisers are here to help you understand the latest developments impacting your NHS pension and taxation and how you can avoid being caught out. The talk will be presented by Graham ...
    • Disruptive Technology
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    • Disruptive Technology
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    Peek Vision: How evidence-based smartphone technology and services can transform eye health in low and middle-income countries, bringing vision and eye health to those who need it most
    • Disruptive Technology
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    • Working and Training
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    • Innovation In Surgery
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    Human have been innovating for centuries; when a major crisis like the COVID 19 pandemic appeared .... humans tend to find solutions to problems in very innovative ways. Healthcare professionals are n ...
    • Working and Training
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    • Working and Training
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    This session will review the practical and medico-legal implications of remote consultations and provide an overview of the GMCs new consent guidance. This is the first major revision of the GMC’s con ...
    • Working and Training
    Theatre 2
    • Innovation In Surgery
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    With experience of helping introduce both inventions and innovations, this presentation will explore the difference between the two. Using specific examples, the role of timing, execution and logistic ...
    • Working and Training
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    The Future Doctor report (https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/future-doctor) published by HEE in July 2020 defined the healthcare system’s expectations of doctors of the future. It was the result of signi ...
    • Perioperative Care
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    Perioperative care is the whole pathway from the moment surgery is contemplated through preparation, operation, post-op care and rehabilitation. It works best as a team, with clear pathways and indivi ...
    • Patient Safety and the Importance of Human Factors
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    This presentation gives an overview of medical error and human factors, focusing on elements relevant to individuals and teams to improve patient safety, morale and team working
    • Working and Training
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    • Working and Training
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    The Royal College of Surgeons of England support the development of the wider surgical team and recognise that, to improve patient care and to enhance the training experience for trainee surgeons, new ...
    • Perioperative Care
    Theatre 3
    The ODP profession is specifically educated to care for patients throughout their perioperative journey. The ODP skill set however is highly adaptable to a number of clinical areas and as such ODPs ar ...
    • Perioperative Care
    Theatre 3
    Discussing the possibility of a ready-made workforce to the operating theatres in the role of Surgical First Assisting. 
    • Perioperative Care
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    • Perioperative Care
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    The BLM movement has created much interest in Uconscious Bias. This session will outline how unmanaged,but unconscious bias can get in the way of our best intentions with regard to sexism, racism, and ...
    • The Patient and HCP Experience
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    I’m a confident, accomplished speaker, sharing the incredible story of my terminal diagnosis, preparing for death and begging for surgery that I survived, against all odds, and my life since. Now, I’m ...
    • Patient Safety and the Importance of Human Factors
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    A brief overview of what UVC actually is, how it works against pathogens, key features to consider when specifying a UVC system and a demonstration of a unit in operation.
    • Perioperative Care
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    Sustainability in surgery needs reduce, reuse, recycle. Good preparation reduces use of resources. Small changes have a big effect. Improving fitness for surgery reduces complications by 20-80%. 10% o ...
    • Perioperative Care
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    • Innovation In Surgery
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    In the current age of digital health, what are the implications on medical education, the healthcare workforce and surgery? Hear from orthopaedic surgeon and PwC Singapore’s Health Industries leader, ...
    • Innovation In Surgery
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    Alder Hey Children’s Hospital has a well developed  and resourced innovation infrastructure. When the challenge of COVID let loose it caused an incredible acceleration in innovation. Learn about the a ...
    • Innovation In Surgery
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    This presentation delves into how 5G enables powerful innovations in Healthcare 4.0.From new medical procedures, to emergency care, to training and many other aspects of the end to end healthcare jour ...
    • Disruptive Technology
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    • Innovation In Surgery
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    For surgeons, having fast access to detailed, reliable patient data is vital for success in the operating room. But what if the CT or MRI data just doesn’t cut it for planning surgery and communicatin ...
    • Disruptive Technology
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    How can organisations, such as the NHS, critically assess new innovative methods, equipment and digital tech - at pace, with confidence?Health, Medicine and Surgery have undergone an unprecedented Inn ...
    • Patient Safety and the Importance of Human Factors
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    This session will cover:a) How one Trust in central London reduced surgical site infection (SSI) rates with theatre team support and ChloraPrep ™ as part of an evidence based SSI prevention care bundl ...
    • Innovation In Surgery
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    The Smart use of simple and exponential technologies to enhance how we do Healthcare, Education, and access to GlobalHealth
    • Patient Safety and the Importance of Human Factors
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    The number of healthcare professionals using an audio, video or complete data recorder in the surgical environment, sometimes referred to as a medical data recorder (MDR) or ‘Black Box’, is increasing ...
    • Innovation In Surgery
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    A provocative discussion about medicine’s new partnership with technology.
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    • Disruptive Technology
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    To consider the likely changes in the teaching, training and delivery of surgery over the next 20yrs. To review the potential impact of those changes on the surgical teams delivering the treatment and ...
    • Innovation In Surgery
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    TBC
    • The Patient and HCP Experience
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    My journey as a surgeon undergoing amputation and a return to work. A description of how it has affected how I interact with my patients.How my attitude to amputation has changed.Where I see the futur ...
    • Patient Safety and the Importance of Human Factors
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    To discuss those non-technical factors which are essential for both individual and team performance in the operating room. How we can teach them and how they can be assessed.
    • Working and Training
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    Hear about Mr A, a surgeon who had a complication during a routine procedure, with devastating consequences. An exploration of the different processes that can follow such an incident, the likely reas ...
    • Disruptive Technology
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    Saving lives through connecting surgeons is what Proximie does today, on a daily basis.  Moving beyond this, to reach every single patient globally, ensuring we address the connectivity challenge is g ...
    • Disruptive Technology
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    • Working and Training
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    In this session we will explain about the new initiative the Royal College of Surgeons of England is launching;  The Expert Advisory Network, supported by B.Braun Medical Limited. Richard Kerr and Ste ...
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    • Working and Training
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    Advancing nursing practice covers a wide spectrum across specialisms and levels of practice including surgery. The Royal College of Nursing as the nursing professional body have set the standards for ...
    • Working and Training
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    The session will focus on the role of SAS Surgeons (Doctors and Dentists) in Modern NHS as surgeons, trainers, leaders and managers. we will look at the challenges and opportunities in the lives of SA ...
    • Perioperative Care
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    This session will give an overview of the role of technology in surgery, focussing on robotics and what it is like to work in a robotics theatre
    • Perioperative Care
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    A look at a typical wrong site surgery (never event) and how a systems approach can improve patient safety. Noise and distraction is s leading cause of these never events but solutions other than inci ...
    • Perioperative Care
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    Infection prevention and control (IPC) strategies must naturally be focused on halting microbial transmission and the subsequent harm this causes to people. IPC in all health care settings is a matter ...
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  • “Future Surgery 2021 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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