Regional Teaching


2020 Regional Teaching Dates

URGENT NOTICE** Wednesday 25th March East Anglian Hand Meeting Lister hospital - We regretfully inform you that the meeting has had to be cancelled due to the escalating national and international situation with Covid-19, which has meant travel restrictions and cancellation of flights for some of our guest speakers. Furthermore, in light of the current situation, it is advisable to also avoid unnecessary travel and large gatherings. We are extremely sorry for the inconvenience that this will cause to all planned attendees, but are hoping to reschedule the meeting when the situation improves​

Thursday 23 January - Addenbrooke's Hospital Cambridge - Cleft Lip and Palate-Craniofacial-Vascular Anomalies-Ear Reconstruction

Wednesday 12 February - Lister Hospital Stevenage - Clinical and Vivas Day (and Fellowship updates)

Monday 23 March -  Norfolk and Norwich - Chest Wall/Abdo Wall Reconstruction and Cosmetic

Wednesday 25th March East Anglian Hand Meeting Lister hospital - click to register

Tuesday 21 April -  ARU/ Broomfield Hospital Chelmsford - Plastic Surgery Bootcamp

Tuesday 12 May- ARU, BAAPS  - Cosmetic Breast Surgery and Body Contouring

Wednesday 17 June - Annual Regional Audit Day - Cambridge (venue- Newmarket)

 Friday 17th July- Lister Hospital Stevenage - Upper Limb- Nerve injuries-tendon transfer-brachial plexus-flap reconstruction

Wednesday 23 September - Addenbrooke's Hospital - Lower Limb Reconstruction-acute/chronic ulcers-diabetic foot

 Monday 19th October- Norfolk and Norwich - Skin Cancer-Surgery-Medical Oncology- SLNB/lymph node dissections- clinical trials

 Tuesday November 10th  Broomfield Hospital Chelmsford- Burn Injury- Consevative to ITU management- Non-burn complex wound management

-Mr Barnes and Mr Khan


2019 Regional Teaching Dates


Monday January 28 - Norfolk & Norwich - Elective hands/Brachial Plexus/ +/-Wrist

Wednesday 13 February - Lister Hospital Stevenage - Aesthetics (below neck) Breast (Brachio Thigh Lift Lipo)

Thursday 07 March - Addenbrooke's - Facial Aesthetics including Rhinoplasty

Wednesday 24 April Broomfield Hospital Chelmsford - Reconstruction breast - implant/Autologous - Symmetrisation Chest Wall recon

Wednesday 22 May- Norfolk and Norwich - Head and Neck

Thursday 20 June - Annual Regional Audit Day - Cambridge (venue- Newmarket)

Wednesday 24 July- Lister Hospital Stevenage - Skin cancer/oncology/Mohs

Wednesday 11 September - Addenbrooke's Hospital - Trunk/Perineal Reconstruction

Thursday 24 October- Broomfield Hospital Chelmsford - Hands (acute)- soft tissue/flap recon/fractures (venue- Anglia Ruskin University)




Lower Limb- acute/chronic ulcers and diabetic foot, 23 September 2020, Cambridge

East of England Plastic Surgery Training Day 23rd September 2020

Remote teaching hosted by Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge


Lower Limb, Acute and Chronic Ulcers/ Diabetic Foot

Zoom platform, link to be confirmed shortly.


09:00 – Introduction, Mr A. Abood (Consultant Plastic Surgeon)


09:45 – “Red Hot Foot”, Dr Tony Coll (Consultant Dermatology, Diabetic Foot team)


10:30 – Lower limb ulcers, management and patient pathway – Addenbrooke’s, Ya Ping Lian ( Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist)


11.15 - Update on the microsurgical reconstruction of the diabetic foot, Mr N Segaren (Microsurgical Fellow , Addenbrooke’s Hospital.)


12:00 – Case Discussions, Mr K. Anderson (Consultant Plastic Surgeon)

Vascular Anomalies, Cleft and Ear Reconstruction Teaching Day, 23 January 2020, Cambridge

REGIONAL TEACHING DAY – 23 January, 2020

Vascular anomaly, Cleft & Ear reconstruction



Addenbrooke's Hospital –  Deakin Centre


Faculty:  Consultants - Mr. Tariq Ahmad, Miss. Linda Treharne, Ms. Kanwalraj Moar, Cleft nurse specialist – Ms. Tracy Eddy,  Cleft fellow – Kana Miyagi




08:30 – 09:00               Registration + Welcome Ms L. Treharne


09:00 - 09:20                Introduction – Vascular anomaly, cleft & ear reconstruction. What you need to know for FRCS  Ms K. Miyagi


09:20 – 10.00               Nursing care of patients and their families: antenatal and postnatal advices and management, common issues post-op Ms T. Eddy


10.00 - 10:40                Cleft Palate Ms L. Treharne


10.40 – 11.00                BREAK – Tea, Coffee


11.00 – 11:40               Secondary surgery  Mr T. Ahmad


11:40 – 12.10               Sponsor talk


12:10 – 13.10               LUNCH


13:10 – 13:40               Vascular malformation Ms L. Treharne


13.40 – 14.20                Ear reconstruction Mr T. Ahmad


14:20 – 14:40               BREAK


14:40- 15:20                 Cleft Lip Ms K. Moar


15:20-15.50                   Small group Viva practice: Vascular anomaly, paediatric plastic surgery, cleft, congenital ear deformities (Ms Treharne/ Ms K. Moar/ Mr T. Ahmad/ K Miyagi)       


15.50 – 16:20               Small group Viva practice                                               


16:20 -                             Q & A; Closing remarks


With thanks to our sponsor



Hand Trauma Teaching Day, 24 October 2019, Chelmsford




(A teaching day for Plastic Surgery Registrars)


Anglia Ruskin University

Room Sal001, Michael Salmon Building



Thursday 24th October 2019


Chaired by Mr Adam Sierakowski, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

for St Andrew’s Burns and Plastics Unit, Broomfield Hospital







Registration -

Tea, coffee, water, mini pastries and fruit basket


Angela Reed


Assessment of the Hand Trauma Patient

Fortune Iwuagwu



Fractures and Joint Injuries


Adam Sierakowski


Hand Fracture Fixation – Lecture


David Ebanks (Medartis)


Hand Fracture Fixation – Practical


David Ebanks (Medartis)


Morning break. Tea, coffee and water




Microvascular Reconstruction in the Hand


Makarand Tare




Manu Sood


Paediatric Hand Injuries


Claire Zweifel


Lunch in reception area – Sandwiches, hot potato wedges (v), chicken skewers, savoury tartlet (v), cakes and fresh fruit, water and juice




Flexor Tendon Injuries


Adam Sierakowski


Hand Therapy


Mark and Sally, Hand Therapists


Management Algorithms for Exams


Alex Reid


Tea, coffee, water and cookies






Adam Sierakowski +TBC



Round up



Sponsorship kindly provided by

Alliance Pharmaceuticals and Allergan

Perineal/Trunk Reconstruction Study Day, 11 September 2019, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

Regional Plastic Surgery Spr Training Day, Wednesday 11th September 2019

08.00-08.30 Registration & coffee – ATC Plastic Surgery Offices

08.30 Welcome & aims of the day - Mr Amer Durrani, ATC Seminar Room 4

08.35-09.15 Management of chest wall & sternal defects - Mr Amer Durrani, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

09.15-10.00 Assessment of requirements and options for perineal reconstruction - Mr Animesh Patel, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

10.00-11.00 Vivas & coffee – ATC Plastic Surgery Offices

11.00 - 11.30 Abdominal wall reconstruction - a general surgical perspective - Mr James Wheeler, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

11.30 - 12.00 Urological cases requiring plastic surgical reconstruction - Mr Nikesh Thiruchelvam, Consultant Urologist

12.00 - 12.30 Gynae-oncology cases requiring plastic surgical reconstruction, Mr Peter Baldwin, Macmillan Consultant in Gynaecological Oncology

12.30 - 13.00 Immunology of abdominal wall transplantation - Mr Andrew Butler, Consultant Transplant Surgeon

13.00 -14.00 Lunch

14.00 - 14.30 Management of myelomeningocoele - Mr Ibrahim Jarroh, Consultant Neurosurgeon

14.30 – 15.00 Assessment & reconstruction of spinal wounds - Mr Amit Roshan, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

15.00-15.30 Imaging for reconstruction – Dr Andrew Winterbottom, Consultant Interventional Radiologist

15.30-17.00 Complex cases - Mr Amer Durrani & Mr Animesh Patel, Consultant Plastic Surgeons

17.00 Summing up, feedback & close

Skin Cancer Training Day, 24 July 2019, Lister Hospital, Stevenage



Plastic Surgery Regional Training Day Wednesday 24th July 2019- Skin Cancer


0800-0830: Registration and Coffee
0830 – 0915: Pathology of Common Skin Cancers including Staging. Dr S Agarwal, Consultant Pathologist
0915 – 0945: Medical Treatment of Skin Cancer. Dr S Mazzon, Consultant Dermatologist
0945-1030: Role of the Clinical Oncologist in the Management of Skin Cancers, Dr P Kabuubi Consultant Clinical Oncologist

1030 – 1045: Coffee

1045- 1130: Systemic Therapy in Melanoma. Dr H Shaw, Consultant Medical Oncologist
1130 – 1215: Electrochemotherapy. Ms J Odili, Consultant Plastic Surgeon
1215 – 1300: SLNB in Skin Cancer. Mr M Heaton, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

1300-1330: Lunch

1330 - 1345: Patient Perspectives and the role of the CNS in Skin Cancer. Mrs Siobhan O’Brien, Chief CNS
1345—1415: Palliative Care in Skin Cancer. Dr S Majeed, Consultant in Palliative Medicine
1415 – 1500: Mohs Surgery and its technique in the treatment of skin Cancer. Dr T Ha, Consultant Dermatologist

1500-1515: Coffee

1515-1600: Dermatoscopy – Dr Liz Ogden, Dermatologist
1600 -1615:Skin Cancer Update from BAPRAS Advanced course, Mr Ali Arnout
1630: Attendance & MCQ Test
Sponsors: Lunch & coffee breaks will be sponsored by IGEA Medical


Dear Colleagues
We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Lister Hospital for East of England
Regional training in Plastic Surgery on Skin Cancers on 24 July 2019.

The day will start at 0800 with registration and coffee and end by 1700.

Venue: Clinical Education Center, Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage SG1 4AB
(Please park in the multi-storey car park; this is approximately £9/day for attendees)
There will be an attendance sheet for both the morning and afternoon sessions and a
Multiple Choice test at the end of the day. All documentation will be submitted to the TPD.

If you have any queries or need assistance please contact:
Miss Reema Chawla:
Miss M Daruwalla:
Laura Horwood (Secretary to Miss Daruwalla): Tel:01438284111

East Anglia Regional Plastic Surgery Meeting, 20 June 2019, Newmarket Racecourse


We were delighted to be joined by colleagues (surgeons, clinic nurses, theatre nurses, ODPs, nurse specialists, hand therapists) from Plastic Surgery units from all over the region- Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Huntingdon, Norwich, Peterborough, Stevenage. 

We had 2 excellent guest speakers- Professor Michael Bagshaw...


... and Mr Derick Mendonca



The Trainee Presentation Prize was won by Dr Oliver Bloom for his presentation on cadaveric dissections of the lateral sural artery perforator flap



Head and Neck Surgery Training Day, 22 May 2019, Norwich

NNUH Regional Head & Neck Surgery Training Day 22nd May 2019
Higher Specialty Trainees Plastic Surgery, East of England Deanery
Venue: Castoir St Edmund, NR14 8QN

9.00 – 9.30am                   Registration & Coffee
9.30 – 10.00am                 Facial Reanimation Algorithm and Labbe Flap
                                          Ms Monica Fawzy (Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon)
10.00 – 10.30am               Pre-op and peri-operative anaesthetic considerations
                                          Dr Helen Goddard (Consultant Anaesthetist)
10.30 – 11.10am               Surgical Tracheostomy & Neck Dissections
                                          Mr Oladejo Olaleye (TIG Fellow, Head & Neck Surgical Oncology)

11.10 – 11.30am Tea & Coffee Break

11.30 – 12.00pm                Pharyngolaryngectomy and reconstruction
                                           Mr Ramez Nassif (Consultant ENT / Head & Neck Surgeon)
12.00 – 12.30pm                Indications for H&N radiotherapy & chemotherapy
                                           Dr Tom Roques (Consultant Oncologist / H&N MDT Lead)
12.30 – 1.00pm                  Maxillectomy, Mandibulectomy and 3D computer-aided design / computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) Reconstruction
                                           Mr Richard Sisson (Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon)

1.00 – 2.00pm Lunch

2.00 – 2.20pm                     Speech and swallowing outcomes following H&N reconstruction
                                            Mrs Claire Estcourt (Lead H&N Speech & Language Therapist)
2.20 – 2.40pm                     Post-operative tracheostomy and laryngectomy stoma care
                                            Mrs Erica Everitt (Head & Neck Specialist Tracheostomy Nurse)
2.40 – 3.10pm                     Radial forearm free flap & Anterolateral thigh flap
                                            Mr Martin Heaton (Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon)

3.10 – 3.30pm Tea & Coffee Break

3.30pm – 3.45pm                Gracilis flap & Pectoralis major flap for salvage laryngectomy
                                            Mr Jonothan Clibbon (Consultant Reconstructive Surgeon)
3.45pm – 4.30pm                Case Based Discussions & FRCS Vivas (all SpRs)
                                            Mr Martin Heaton / Mr Jonothan Clibbon


Generously sponsored by Cook-Medical, with thanks [Organisers: Mr Oladejo Olaleye & Miss Shetha Naji]

Breast and Chest Wall Reconstruction Study Day, 24 April 2019, Chelmsford



(A teaching day for Plastic Surgery Registrars)


Anglia Ruskin University

Room Sal001, Michael Salmon Building



Wednesday 24th April 2019


Chaired by Mr Mat Griffiths, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

for St Andrew’s Burns and Plastics Unit, Broomfield Hospital







Registration -

Tea, coffee, water, mini pastries and fruit basket






Jane Aitken



CT Angio Planning and Fluorescent Angiography in Microsurgery Symmetrisation


Mat Griffiths


Morning break

Tea, coffee and water




Technical Aspects of DIEP/MS-TRAM and TUGs


Professor Venkat Ramakrishnan




General Discussion




Lunch in reception area -

Sandwiches, hot potato wedges (v), chicken skewers, savoury tartlet (v), fresh fruit with yoghurt dip, water and juice







Professor Charles Malata


Chest Wall Reconstruction and Pectus Correction


Mary Morgan


Tea, coffee, water and cake selection available







Mat Griffiths, Fateh Ahmed, Miles Banwell & Mary Morgan



Round up



Sponsorship kindly provided by ConvaTec

Aesthetic Surgery Training Day, 07 March 2019, Cambridge

East of England Regional Aesthetic Surgery Training Day

Rhinoplasty & Septorhinoplasty

Thursday 7th March 2019

Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

9.00 -9.15

Welcome: Professor Malata & Mr Tariq Ahmad – Joint Chairs

9.15- 10.00

Nasal anatomy & assessment for rhinoplasty with illustrative examples

Mr Furrat Amen, Consultant ENT Surgeon



Functional aspects of 1o & 2o rhinoplasty: septoplasty, septorhinoplasty, turbinectomy

Mr David McKiernan, Consultant ENT & Facial Plastic Surgeon, Cambridge


Aesthetic rhinoplasty 1 – overview, indications & outcomes: illustrative approach

Prof Charles Malata, Consultant Plastic Surgeon




Aesthetic rhinoplasty 2 – indications & outcomes: illustrative approach

Mr Tariq Ahmad, Consultant Plastic Surgeon




Revision, noncaucasian & complex rhinoplasties – personal results

Prof Charles Malata, Consultant Plastic Surgeon




Revision rhinoplasties and principles of cleft rhinoplasties as applied to cosmetic surgery

Mr Tariq Ahmad, Consultant Plastic Surgeon


Coffee Break


Long-term experience with rhinoplasty & lessons learnt

Speaker to be confirmed, Consultant


Close of meeting

Professor Malata


Social Event – Drinks in Frank Lee Sports Centre


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