COVID-19 Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on Colorectal Surgery

Date: 22nd April 2020 - 22nd April 2020

Time: 19:00

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) have partnered with The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on colorectal surgery. Tune in via Zoom on Wednesday 22 April 2020 at 19:00.

The webinar will update the colorectal community on the latest information and developments and explore how we can respond to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic together.

Topics will include:

  • APGBI priorities during COVID-19
  • PPE
  • Safe surgery
  • Managing patients with cancer and IBD
  • Prioritisation of surgery
  • The rapid access pathway
  • Training
  • Research
  • Recovery plans
  • Staying connected

Speakers include:

  • Miss Nicola Fearnhead, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, President ACPGBI
  • Professor Neil Smart, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Editor in Chief, Colorectal Disease
  • Professor Angus Watson, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, RCSEd Council Member
  • Mr John Abercrombie, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, RCSEng Council Member

There will be a live Q&A, and the webinar is open to anyone who would like to register, with a recording available in the following days on the RCSEd and ACPGBI websites.