The new document from the Children's Surgical Forum entitled Standards for Children's Surgery has now been published.
The first paper arising from the BAPS CASS (Congenital Anomalies Surveillance System) TOF Study is now available in print.
This is a survey of management of the acute scrotum among paediatric surgeons and general surgeons (consultants and trainees) carrying out paediatric surgery.
Due to the generosity of Mr Hugh Greenwood, we are able to offer another Surgical Travel Fellowship.
Kokila Lakhoo has just returned from Tanzania where the Tanzanian Association of Paediatric Surgeons (TAPS) has just been created.
The coalition government have now identified some recommended changes as a consequence of a review of the current system. However, the changes are yet to be implemented so once again for 2013 we are complying with an interim system which may, or may not, take place later this year.
Professor Agostino Pierro, currently Nuffield Professor of Paediatric Surgery at Great Ormond Street, will be moving to a new position as Head of General and Thoracic Surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children of Toronto, Canada
Members are asked to participate in a survey for the detection of mucosal perforation during pyloromyotomy.
BAPES are carrying out a survey and an audit. The audit is on laparoscopic appendicectomy. Those taking part receive a certificate acknowledging their participation which will be useful for appraisal and revalidation.
At the Winter meeting in November 2012, we had a session on interacting with the media, led by the Royal College of Surgeons of England Media department.