Advancing paediatric surgery through education and research

Winter Meeting Newcastle including Special Interest Groups and Nurses/ AHPs Study Day

30 Nov

Melia Innside

Bridge Court, Close, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3BE, 30th November 2023 - 1st December 2023

Registration is NOW CLOSED

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Thursday November 30th Summary

  • Morning session: Trauma SIG, CHUGS
  • Afternoon session: UKPCG, BAPSTAG, Council
  • All day: BAPS Trainees Day
  • Evening: BAPS Council followed by Winter Meeting Dinner

BAPS Trauma SIG Agenda 30th November, 10.30-13.00

Room: Big Ideas

  • Welcome
  • Apologies
  • Minutes from previous meeting
  • National Service Specification for Major Trauma Updates
  • Update and summary from National trauma meeting 16th Nov St Mary’s Hospital
  • F2F and Virtual
  • Paediatric referral Pathways
  • Governance and training for Paediatric Surgeons on acute trauma rota
  • Collaborative BAPS research and submission abstracts for Congress 2024

ChUGS 30th November 2023 Provisional Agenda, 09.00-13.00

Room: Keelman 1


  • Endoscopic management of pancreatitis in children – Dr Manu Nayyar – Consultant Gastroenterologist, Freeman Hospital. Specialist in HPB medicine with expertise in endoscopic management.
  • Total pancreatectomy with islet auto-transplantation (TPIAT) – Prof Steven White, Consultant HPB Surgeon
  • TPIAT – A patient experience
  • Discussion about TPIAT use in children

Complex Case Discussion

4 x 15 minutes complex case discussions

Transition in UGI Conditions

A discussion of plans for transition at a local and national level, involving discussion of the recently published ERNICA Transition Consensus Guidelines for OA
Please bring examples of good practice and struggles you are having in the area

Please send complex cases / suggestions for discussion to this email address at least 2 weeks before the meeting.

BAP-STAG agenda 30th November 2023 13.30-17.00

Room: Hawks

1:30 Welcome
1:40 Primary Tracheopexy

Manchester rationale Nick Lansdale

2:10 post op care of Oesophageal Atresia: what is standard?

  1. Minimal interventional care, Nigel Hall
  2. Extubation strategies, Michael Aworanti
  3. Post op pain control tbc
  4. Managing postoperative “events” tbc

3.00 Break

3:30-5pm Interesting Cases

  1. Liz Gavens A thing in the lung
  2. available slot
  3. available slot
  4. available slot

UKPCG Thursday 30th November PM session, 13.30-17:00

Room: Keelman 1

Time Topic Presenter
13.30-13.45 PIPO Paediatric Intestinal Pseudo Obstruction

Case presentations

Dr Andreia Nita- Gastroenterology Fellow GOSH
13.45- 14.30 PIPO – Paediatric Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction Dr Anna Rybak

Gastroenterologist GOSH


14.30 – 15.00 VEOIBD – Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Medical and Surgical Interface Dr David Campbell

Consultant Gastroenterologist Newcastle RVI

15.00- 15.15 Tea Break
15.15- 15.30 Complex Case discussion No.1

Severe constipation- Surgical management strategies

Ms Alison Campbell

Paediatric Surgical Consultant- Glasgow

15.30- 15.45 Complex Case discussion No.2

Sigmoid Volvulus – Case series

Ms Kathryn O’Shea

Paediatric Surgical Consultant- Manchester

15.45-16.00 Complex Case discussion No.3

Rectal Duplication

Mr Adewale Oyinloye

Paediatric Colorectal Fellow- Newcastle

16.00-16.15 Complex case discussion No.4

Available slot


16.15-16.30 Complex case discussion No.5

Available slot

16.30- 17.00 UKPCG – catch up session Mr Joe Curry

Paediatric Surgical Consultant – GOSH

17.00 Close

Council, 17.00-19.00

Room: Hawks



Room: Keelman


Winter Meeting, Friday 1st December

Room: Keelman


  • Bullying, undermining behaviour and Harassment (BUH) – results of a BAPS survey
  • Symposium on sexual harassment & assault in surgery
  • Highly specialised surgery in Paediatric Surgery: a symposium
  • Transition in Paediatric Surgery


9.30 Welcome

9.40 – 10.30 BAPS survey of BUH on Paediatric Surgery and open discussion

10.30-10.45 Tea & Coffee

10.45-13.30 Symposium on Sexual Harassment and Assault in Surgery

10.50-11.10 Rebeca Fisher – Trainees perspective
11.10-11.30 Ruth Waters (Past President of BAPRAS, RCEng board member) – Recent research paper and RSCEng responses on sexual harassment and assault
11.30-11.50 Professor Linda Orr, Defence Professor of Surgery –  How to respond to sexual intimidation or assault.
11.50-12.40 Open discussion
12.40-13.30 Lunch

13.30 Symposium on highly-specialisation in Paediatric Surgery

13.35-13.55 Simon Kenny – The case for highly-specialisation in Paediatric Surgery
13.55-14.15 Sean Marven – An example of recent highly-specialisation and the reasons behind
14.15-14.35 Fiona Marley ( Head of Highly Specialised Commissioning, NHSE) the practicalities of achieving highly specialised status
14.35-15.05 Open discussion

15.05-15.20 Break

Transition in Paediatric Surgery

15.20-15.40 NCEPOD review of transition in Paediatric Surgery
15.45-16.05 Simon Kenny – Update with GIRFT and NCIP
16.05-16.15 Closing remarks – Sean Marven


AHPs/ Nurses Study Day 1st Dec 2023

Room: Hawks

Time Speaker Topic
09:30 – 09:55 Registration
09:55 – 10:00 Welcome
10:00 – 10:40 Emma Sidebotham – Consultant Paediatric Surgeon Gastroschisis
10:40 – 11:00 Hannah Wells – Neonatal Surgical Nurse Specialist Gastroschisis nursing care Gastroschisis nursing care
11:00 – 11:20 Coffee
11:20 – 11:50 Jane Coad – Vygon (Potentially via Video) Blended diet
11:50 – 12:30 Alex Lee – Consultant Paediatric Surgeon Jejunostomy v’s fundoplication
12:30 – 12:50 Karen Dick – Paediatric Surgical Nurse Specialist Enteral Tube Troubleshooting
12:50 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00– 14:40 Sara Lobo – Consultant Paediatric Surgeon Cloaca
14:40 – 15:00 Clare Smith / Katie Robson – Urology and Stoma care Nurse Specialists Nursing Care of Cloaca
15:00 – 15:20 Coffee
15:20 – 16:00 Jonny Neville – Surgical Registrar Magnets
16:00 – 16:30 Fiona Metcalfe

– Lead Nurse for Neonatal Surgery

Alison Sharrard

– Paediatric Surgical Nurse Specialist

Neonatal Surgical interest

Group &

Paediatric Stoma Nurse Group

– Who are we

16:30 – 16:45 Close

BXO Focus Group

Room: Big Ideas
Time: 12.45-14.00


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