Outline Programme 2013
Thursday 3rd October 2013
0830h-0900h: Registration & coffee
0900h-0910h: Welcome & housekeeping points
0910h-0930h: “State of the Union” by Col Alan Kay Defence Consultant Advisor in Burns & Plastic Surgery
Session One: Performance Improvement 0930h - 1100h
Chairman: Major Hettiaratchy
The individual: Major Graham Lawton, NICE scholar TIG fellow and trainee plastic surgeon
The team: Lt Col Doug Bowley, Consultant Advisor Army & colorectal surgeon
The network: Lt Col. Christopher Wright ED consultant Imperial HealthCare NHS Trust
The specialty: Graeme Perks President of BAPRAS
Coffee & Visit Sponsors 1100h- 1130h
Session Two: Lessons from other sectors & discussions 1130-1210h
Chairman: Major Graham Lawton
“Organisations people….and performance.”
Lunch & visit our sponsors 1210 - 1310h
Trainee experience and improving the trainee 1310h - 1450h
Chairman Col Alan Kay
“How do we train our pilots?”
“Aircrew Training, Progression and Standardization within Army Aviation.”
“How do we train our surgeons?”
Lt L. Maitland RAMC: The Army medical student experience.
Capt. R.Thomas RAMC: The Army GDMO experience.
Major N. Martin RAMC: The Army surgical registrar experience.
“The Unseen Enemy”
Amy Cameron National Army Museum
Afternoon coffee 1450h - 1520h
Session four: Research Presentations 1520-1730h
Chairwoman Lt Col Tania Cubison
1. Immuno-endocrine response to trauma- the SIR study
Major Mark Foster RAMC
2. The East Grinstead contribution to the Care of DMS Casualties
Sivaloganathan S, Martin N, Cubison T
3. The effect of obesity on outcomes following amputation and reconstructive tissue flaps for limb injuries
4. Assessment of the presence of independent flexor digitorum superficialis function in the small fingers of professional string players: Is this an example of natural selection?
Godwin Y, Wheble G, Feig C
5. The Vascularised Bone flaps in Complex Acute Hand trauma-The Birmingham Hand Centre experience.
Mishra A, Gupta M, Jose J, Power D, Tan S, Titley G, Chester D, Evriviades D
6. Closing time: does it matter in the soft tissue reconstruction of open tibial fractures?
Wordsworth M, Lawton G, Jain A, Simmons J, Hettiaratchy S
7. Facial Blast Injuries in Afghanistan
Wordsworth M Breeze J Baden J Hettiaratchy S
In-situ break 5 minutes
8. Cutaneous Radiation Injury: Current & Future Therapeutic Strategies
Jeevaratnam J, Hallam M, Cubison T
9. Can all Core Trainees meet the burns specific criteria Specifications for Entry to ST3?
Howes R, Cubison T
10. Nerve Transfers in the Upper limb- The Birmingham Hand Center Experience
Mishra A, Miller C, Tan S, Power D
11. Tranexamic Acid; is the evidence being applied?
Yim G, Clarkson A, Porter K, Midwinter M
12. “If you could just take a few minutes to fill out this survey…”
13. War Injuries to the Upper Limb in UK personnel – A Quantitative Analysis
Staruch RMT Hettiaratchy S Kay A Chester D
14. Traumatic Lower Limb Amputation From Resuscitation to Reconstruction - Comparing the Military and Civilian Experience at QEHB
Staruch RMT, Jackson PC, Yim G, Hodson J, Foster MA, Cubison T, Jeffery SLA
Close of meeting
Friday 4th October 2013
0900h Tour of Lynx & Apache simulators
1000h AMD MS presentation for juniors
Hand out CA (Army) OJAR proformas
Hand out AMD (SU) OJAR proformas
1030h Briefing from Col Kay
1100h Individual trainee interviews