TORS - what do the papers say?

12th December 2023, 19:00 to 20:00 GMT


Join us for the next webinar in this Trans-oral Robotic Surgery of the Head and Neck series. In this webinar we will present and discuss the current evidence and research for TORS in the management of head and neck cancer. 


To provide participants with a critical review of current evidence to support the use of TORS in the management of head and neck surgery, and an update on current and future trials in this field. 

Learning Objectives

By the end of the webinar participants will have an understanding of the evidence basis for TORS and knowledge of relevant clinical trials. 

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Our panellists include:

  • Mr David Hamilton - David Hamilton is a Consultant ENT Surgeon (Otolaryngologist) with an interest in head and neck surgery at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital. David qualified from Newcastle University in 2004 and completed the majority of his surgical training in the North East of England. He underwent further specialist head, neck and thyroid training during his fellowship at Aintree University Hospital in Liverpool

    A clinical academic, David’s research focuses on delivering a patient centred service, patient involvement in decision making and outcomes after cancer treatment. he runs a course for trainee surgeons and consultants at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh teaching patient centred consent practises.

  • Ms Nashreen Oozeer (Chair) - H&N Consultant Surgeon, based at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Trust. Nashreen Oozeer is a H&N consultant at Sunderland Royal Hospital. She is a member of the RCSEd Otolaryngology Surgical Specialty Board and the H&N representative on the Robotic Taskforce. She is faculty on a number of national courses including the RCSEd Essentials in Robotics. She is the Patient Information lead for ENTUK and is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate training. 

  • Ms Sarah Healy (Chair) - Sarah Healy is an ENT Head and Neck Surgeon at James Cook University Hospital Middlesbrough. She is Deputy Chair of the RCSEd Younger Fellows Fellows’ Committee, a member of the ENT SSB and part of the Robotic Task force group.


1 Hour

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