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Frontiers in Colorectal and Gastrointestinal Disease: Difficult Decisions in GI Disease

19/11/2020 9:00 AM GMT

SPONSORED BY Galapagos

The St Mark’s flagship annual conference is going ahead this year with a new 2-day programme, accessible online on
19th – 20th November 2020

It is our pleasure to welcome you to our Annual Frontiers in Intestinal and Colorectal Disease Congress. As always, we try to cover topics that we all come across on a day-to-day basis as well as some of those cutting-edge symposia that are likely to translate to clinical practice.

This year, St Mark’s Frontiers is coming to you entirely online and registration is free, so please take a moment to register now by clicking the 'register' button on the right.

About the programme

St Mark’s Frontiers is organised into five plenary sessions, all of which are multidisciplinary and presented by leading experts. Our theme for this year is ‘Difficult Decisions in GI Disease’ so expect some fascinating talks and insights from across the spectrum of gastrointestinal disease and care. We are sure you will find this two day event interesting, stimulating, educational and at times controversial.

Session headlines:

IBD Crohn’s disease: The causes and management of strictures and recurrences
Session Leads: Phil Tozer, Ana Wilson

Intestinal failure: getting it right first time: The difficult surgical abdomen – from prevention to treatment
Session Leads: Simon Gabe, Akash Mehta

The troublesome bottom: Low rectal polyps, anal pain and perianal Crohn’s disease
Session Leads: Danilo Miskovic, Adam Haycock

Cancer in the young: What’s so special about cancer in the young?
Session Leads: Elaine Burns, Kevin Monahan

Year of the nurse
Innovations and transformations in nursing practice
Session Leads: Jennie Burch, Vicky Cuthill

The international faculty confirmed so far includes:

Professor Michael Bourke
Mrs Katie Cross
Dr Jose Perea Garcia
Professor Heather Hampel
Professor Francisca Joly
Dr Amy Lighter

CPD points

The Webcasts are free to attend and CPD points will be available.

These sessions will be interactive

We encourage all colleagues to participate in these interactive sessions by posing questions to the expert panel. We will tackle these as we go and seek your opinions on hot topics via simple polls.

To participate in polls, please download the app on your iPhone or Android in advance. You will be given further instructions on how to access the polls at the start of the meeting.

We look forward to welcoming you to this interactive 2-day programme.

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