Bariatric Study Day:

Category: Medicine - Other

Date: November 20th 2012

Location: The Academy, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton TA1 5DA

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Managing the Needs of Bariatric Patients & Optimising Surgical Outcome

South West Surgical Training Network

Originally run in 2011 as a South West Regional Bariatric Study Day, this informative course is open to all healthcare professionals involved in caring for bariatric patients.

This 1-day course, led by Yasmin Ferguson, Bariatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, will involve presentations from other members of the highly successful Musgrove Park Hospital multi-disciplinary Bariatric Team,


•Richard Welbourn, Consultant Bariatric Surgeon

•Rob Andrews, Consultant Endocrinologist

•Nick Kennedy, Consultant Anaesthetist

•Beth Greenslade, Dietitian

•Vanessa Snowdon-Carr, Clinical psychologist

Delegates will benefit from information and discussion on:

•Surgical Options, Risks, Complications

•Anaesthesia / post-operative analgesia and anti-emetics

•Pre / post operative care

•Diet & Nutrition

•Sensitivity & Psychological considerations



Consultants/ GPs: £80

Trainees: £60

Other HCPs: £40

There are a limited number of FREE places available for MPH staff (refundable deposit required)

For more information please contact:

SWSTN Admin Office
c/o Yeovil AcademyYeovil District Hospital
Telephone: 01935 384529


Online booking at

Previous delegates said:

“Excellent day covering both surgical and medical aspects of obesity. Thank you.”

“Really enjoyed the day. Excellent view of patient journey.”