Advancing paediatric surgery through education and research

Joint PCG/PSNG Meeting

26 Apr

- 4:00 pm

Salts Academy

Richard Street, Birmingham, B7 4AA, 26th April 2024

Agenda for combined PCG/PSNG meeting

9.30 Registration
10.00 Anatomy of a stoma. Indications and types
10.20 Assessing and preparing a child (and family) for a stoma
10.40 Bags for stomas. What out there and what should be used when?
11.00 Questions and discussion
11.15 Coffee break
11.45 Stoma complications that need surgery
12.05 Stoma complications that don’t need surgery
12.25 Stoma complications that are managed by a paediatric stoma nurse specialist
12.45 Questions and discussion
13:00 Lunch
13:45 Wound complications in stoma formation and closure
14:05 Psychology of stomas for children and families
14:25 Closing a stoma. Considerations and preparation
14:45 Coffe break
15:00 Bowel management: Indications and surgical considerations
15:25 Bowel management: Starting, maintaning and troubleshooting a bowel management regime.
15:45 Questions and discussion
16:00 Summary, final comments and close.


Please note places are limited for this meeting.