Core Knowledge Day - Emergency Surgery

Category: Training - Core - Knowledge Training

Date: November 26th 2021 8:45am until 4:30pm

Location: via MS Teams (organised by RUH)


The Core Knowledge Day for Emergency Surgery for Core Surgical Trainees, will be held on 

Friday 26th November 2021 organised by RUH, Bath.

Hosted on MS Teams (no face to face training is taking place due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions)

The Day will commence at 08:45 and finish a 16:30.  


Prior to the training day you should all have completed the eLearning modules relevant to emergency surgery. These are available at The aim of the day is to extend your knowledge and decision making process for emergency surgery and aid you in becoming better ST3 trainees (and it will help in your exams and interviews too).


The day is an interactive training day and you will be expected to take part in small group sessions throughout the day. I encourage you to get involved and try to take as much as possible away from the day that is relevant for you. Please ensure you have a webcam available.


The zoom link for the day will be forwarded via the School of Surgery, please note this will be sent to your email address provided to the Deanery on the registration list. 


If you have any further questions please contact Richard Bamford ( or Susan House.


An evaluation feedback link will be sent by the School of Surgery after the event.  The School of Surgery will generate certificates of attendance after completion of the evaluation feedback.



CST Core Knowledge Programme

26th November 2021

RUH Bath Post-Graduate Medical Centre – via Teams


0845   Welcome                                                                                                                 John Bunni                


0900   Introduction and management of unwell surgical patients             Richard Bamford


0930   Emergency surgery scenarios:Group A – LGI, Group B - UGI    (See tables below)              

1100   Break

1115   Urology Emergencies                                                                                         Jaspal Phull


1145   Vascular Emergencies                                                                             Devan Thavarajan


1215   Management of acute small bowel obstruction                                  Jamshed Shabbir


1245   Lunch


1330   Emergency Surgery Scenarios: Group A – UGI, Group B – LGI   (See tables below)


1500   Break


1515   Handing over the emergency patient                                                             Mark Taylor


1615   Post-Operative Complications                                                                    James Hopkins


1630   Closing remarks                                                                                                     John Bunni





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