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'The Future of Commissioning for Planned Surgery': a one day Conference

The future of commissioning for planned surgery

Wednesday 27 January 2016

Royal College of Surgeons, London


Thank you to all who participated in and attended this conference.

We will be publishing a report compiling the shared learning from the day in due course and will be publish the presentations with speakers agreement.

Download the programme for the day.
The future of commissioning planned surgical care presentations

Improving the efficiency and effectiveness of elective surgery

Mrs Celia Ingham-Clark
The work of NHS Rightcare and the Atlas of variation

Part 1

Part 2

Sir Muir Gray

Professor Matthew Cripps

Co-creating the National Surgical Commissioning Centre Mr Nigel Beasley

Developing resources within the NSCC

Part 1

Part 2

Professor Paul O'Flynn

Simon Swift


The use of patient decsion aids

Designing and using patient decision aids to support shared decison making

Dr Steven Laitner
High risk surgery pre-assessment and shared decision making

Helping individual patients to make their choice for AAA or hip and knee replacement surgery


Dr Mike Swart
Patient-centred consent

Using the patient request for treatment and consent

Hunterian lecture on patient request for treatment

Professor Kayvan Shrokrollahi
Implementing a theatres improvement programme

Using NHS benchmarking data to support improvements in theatre efficiency

Kathy Hine
Reconfiguring surgical oncology

Lessons learned from implementing NICE guidance

Mark Baker
Pre-operative optimisation in the elderly patient

Implementing a POPS scheme for the elderly surgical patient

Dr Jugdeep Dhesi
Pre-operative optimisation

Exercise testing in preoperative care in the elderly

Dr Chris Snowden
Getting it right for Orthopaedics

Learning from the first round of 'Getting it right the first time'


Professor Tim Briggs
Better knowledge, better care, better outcomes

Using data to identify priorities for implementing best practice

Liz Lingard
Enhanced recovery in planned surgical care

Lessons learned from a multi-professional approach to pathway re-design

Mr Mike Bullock

Implementing enhanced recovery in urology

Lessons learned from applying enhanced recovery principles to urological surgery

Mr John McGrath


 Network development and impact: the East Midlands experience

Learning from the East Midlands Paediatric Surgical Network

Mr Richard Stewart


Paediatric surgery networks

Learning from the South West Paediatric Surgical Network

Miss Janet McNally

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