Bournemouth 2017

A series of interviews from ACPGBI Annual Meeting in Bournemouth, 3-5 July 2017

Peter Dawson

President’s Message

Thank you for joining me for our Annual Meeting in Bournemouth. 

‘Schwartz Rounds’ – an interview with Alison Proudfoot from The Point of Care Foundation

Following the success of an introductory session at the 2016 ACPGBI conference in Edinburgh, the Association will this year host a plenary session dedicated to Schwartz Rounds. Schwartz Rounds are a...

Robert Arnott

The inaugural Patient Liaison Group session – an interview with Prof Robert Arnott

At this years’ ACPGBI annual meeting in Bournemouth, 3-5 July, the association’s Patient Liaison Group (PLG) will for the first time host a session discussing their work and the importance...

Susan Moug

Impact of personality and situation on decision-making about anastomosis and diversion – an interview with Susan Moug

At this year’s ACPGBI annual meeting in Bournemouth, 3-5 July, Ms Susan Moug (Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, UK) will present the final results...

Time to closure of diverting ileostomy – data from the National Bowel Cancer Audit – an interview with James Hill

James Hill outlines how the National Bowel Cancer Audit (NBOCA) is helping to improve clinical practice and the outcomes of patients with colorectal cancer in England and Wales.

Par Myrelid

Debate – reconstructive IBD surgery: ileoanal pouch, ileorectal anastomosis and Kock pouch – an interview with Pär Myrelid

Pär Myrelid will be debating the relative merits of ileoanal pouch, ileorectal anastomosis and Kock pouch when performing reconstructive IBD surgery.

Peter Dawson

An interview with ACPGBI President, Peter Dawson

Peter Dawson highlights some of the key sessions, presentations and speakers and encourages all with an interest in coloproctology to attend.

Abdominal surgery in the obese patient – an interview with Ahmed Ahmed

Ahmed Ahmed discusses some of the unique issues faced by a surgeon when performing abdominal surgery on obese patients.

Bournemouth International Centre at night

ACPGBI 2017 Annual Meeting

The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland’s Annual Meeting, 3-5 July 2017, took us to Bournemouth. The scientific programme included nine plenary sessions with colleagues from Sweden, Norway...