Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Surgery

  • Date: Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020
  • Time: 18:00
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The COVID-19 pandemic will have a very significant impact on surgical practice. Surgical Team will face many challenging situations across every aspect of their practice.

RCSI have developed series of resources for surgeons in practice, trainees and other professional involved in front line patient care during the current COVID-19 epidemic which are available. These resources can be accessed HERE

an additional resource the RCSI has developed as the Coronavirus Crisis unfolds, BFFF has stepped up to address member concerns.

In addition the RCSI will be hosting weekly, roughly a 40 minute webinars to update surgical team on the latest developments and what it means for them. These webinars will take place EVERY Wednesday at 6pm.


RCSI supporting you during COVID-10 –  Mr Kenneth Mealy (MD FRCSI) current President of RCSI

  • The National perspective and current NCCP guidelines
    Professor Arnold Hill – NCCP National Surgical Oncology Programme Clinical Advisor
  • The impact on COVID-19 on the management of  Head and Neck Cancer
    Mr John Kinsella, Head & Neck Consultant Surgeon at St James’s Hospital
  • Management of Urological cancers during the COVID-19 pandemic
    Mr Eamonn Rogers, NCCP, National Clinical Advisor in Urology
  • Performing robotic prostatic and kidney surgery re aerosol transmission of COVID-19
    Mr Paddy O’Malley, Consultant Urologist and Robotic Surgery Lead at University Hospital Galway
  • Possible litigation arising out of delayed treatment during COVID-19
    Representative from Clinical Indemnity Scheme

TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED:

  • RCSI Supporting you during COVID-19
  • The National perspective and current NCCP guidelines
  • The impact on COVID-19 on the management of Head and Neck Cancer
  • Management of Urological cancers during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Performing robotic prostatic and kidney surgery re-aerosol transmission of COVID-19

WEBINAR SPEAKERS:

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Mr Kenneth Mealy

Current President of RCSI
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Professor Arnold Hill

NCCP National Surgical Oncology Programme Clinical Advisor
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Mr John Kinsella

Head & Neck Consultant Surgeon at St. Jame's Hospital
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Mr Eamonn Rogers

NCCP, National Clinical Advisor in Urology
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Mr Paddy O'Malley

Consultant Urologist and Robotic Surgery Lead at University Hospital Galway