The Carrel Club has changed it’s name to the Herrick Society. We have a new domain name – www.herricksociety.org.uk.
Wednesday 19/09/2018 – Friday 21/09/2018
Woburn House Conference Centre, London, WC1H 9HQ
“This course covers clinical aspects of transplantation from donor and recipient selection through to surgical and medical management post-transplant. Using a combination of interactive lectures and case-based discussions, our expert faculty will provide you with an essential update on transplantation and will give you the opportunity to discuss practical aspects of difficult cases.”
Monday 18/06/2018 – Tuesday 19/06/2018
West Midlands Surgical Training Centre, University Hospital, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV2 2DX
“A two-day practical & comprehensive hands-on cadaveric course. The course is directed towards vascular and transplant trainees who have a special interest in access surgery and are looking to improve their knowledge and technical abilities.”
Register at www.vascularsocietyaccesscourse.com.
The 2017 Education Meeting will be held in the UCH Education Centre, 1st Floor West, 250 Euston Road, London, NW1 2PG on Friday 01/12/2017, with dinner the night beforehand.
There will be the opportunity to participate in open and laparoscopic surgical stations as well as a robotic station.
The International Surgical Congress will be held at the ACC in Liverpool from Wednesday 9th to Friday 11th May 2018. One of the topics for abstracts is ‘Vascular and Transplant’, and the deadline for abstract submission is 0900 on Wednesday 10th January 2018. Further information is here.
The 3rd National UK Organ Perfusion Symposium will be held in Newcastle on the 29th and 30th June 2017. Organised by the NIHR Blood and Transplant Research Unit in Organ Donation and Transplantation, the symposium offers the opportunity to hear the latest developments in cardiothoracic and abdominal donor organ perfusion and share experience across organs. The course also includes hands-on wet-lab training on ex-vivo organ perfusion.
Registration includes drinks reception and gala dinner, and costs £75. Discounted accommodation is also available. For more information and registration, visit the symposium website.
The next Education Meeting will be held in the Said Business School Executive Education Centre, Egrove Park, Oxford, OX1 5NY on 01-02/12/2016.
It is fully funded by Chiesi, but a £50 deposit (refundable after attendance) is needed. Please contact Cat Boffa ([email protected]) to book your place.
In collaboration with The University of Yale, the Department of Surgery, University of Cambridge is hosting a Transplant Education Meeting. The event will take place at Trinity Hall, Cambridge on Wednesday 14th to 16th September 2016.
The programme includes sessions on Transplant Immunology, living donors, organ perfusion, marginal organs, medico-legal aspects, training and a series of case discussions.
To register your interest please contact Dr Sarah Hosgood. Email: [email protected]
NHSBT Multi – Organ Retrieval Masterclass
Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th December 2016
Tortworth Court Four Pillars Hotel, Vesalius Clinical Training Centre, Bristol University
This is a two-day annual workshop designed to optimise the quality of organs offered for transplantation by improving retrieval practice. The course is aimed at surgical trainees with an interest in abdominal (liver, pancreas, kidney) and cardio-thoracic (heart, lung) organ donation and transplantation. It includes lectures and workshops together with practical demonstrations of relevant techniques involving all participants.
For those who seek competency to participate in a NORS team in the UK this Masterclass is a mandatory part of the required competency accreditation as a retrieval surgeon in the UK.
To register your interest, please send your details to [email protected]