Advancing paediatric surgery through education and research

11th UKPCG Meeting

30 Jan

9:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Glasgow, Scotland, 30th January 2020

Please note you need to be a consultant or senior trainee specializing in colorectal surgery to attend this meeting.

Our members get substantially discounted registration – please ensure your are signed in to the member portal to obtain the discounts.

Also please note there will be no onsite registrations in Glasgow- please register in advance.

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Register for National Training Day Glasgow 2020

Coffee and Registration at 09:00. Meeting Starts at 9:30am


09:30 Welcome/Introduction

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

09:40    Management of the ileoanal pouch in the long term – what should we tell children about the future?

David Chong, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Glasgow Royal Infirmary


10:10    Tolerance and outcomes of EEN prior to segmental Crohn’s resection

Gregor Walker, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow


ARM/Hirschsprung’s Disease

10:30    Transition Arrangements for Young Adults with Anorectal Malformations and

Hirschsprung’s Disease – A national perspective

Michael Stanton, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton


Constipation / Motility

11:00    Optimising ACE Washouts – Presentation of the PSNG recipe book

Jenna Tarr, Specialist Stoma Nurse, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow


11:20    Rectal Irrigation therapy in Children with Functional Constipation and Soiling

Aileen Rooney – Specialist Trainee Paediatric Surgery, Royal Hospital for Children,



11:40    Defecating Proctograms in children – a new gold standard for investigation?

Jonathan Sutcliffe, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospital


12:00    UKPCG Business Meeting


Lunch 12:30 -13:30


Discussion of difficult/stimulating cases

13:30    Anti-Pouch attitude in a teenager with polyposis (do ESPGHAN Guidelines help?)

Gregor Walker, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow


13:45    Please submit in advance to Gregor Walker or Jonathan Sutcliffe

5-10 mins presentation each – with 5-10 mins for discussion (depending on numbers)



14:30    The Debate

Laparoscopic rectopexy and not injection sclerotherapy should be recommended as the primary procedure for persistent full thickness rectal prolapse in children not responding to conservative therapy

For the Motion –Joe Curry, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Against the Motion –Tim Bradnock, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Royal Hospital for Children,


15:30 BAPS Members’ Meeting