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The impact of COVID-19 on colorectal surgery

22nd April 2020


RCSEd have partnered with ACPGBI to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on colorectal surgery.

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 covered include:

  • ACPGBI 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


Miss Nicola Fearnhead

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge
President ACPGBI


Professor Neil Smart

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
Editor in Chief, Colorectal Disease


Professor Angus Watson

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness
Elected Council Member, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh


Mr John Abercrombie

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Elected Council Member, Royal College of Surgeons of England


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