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Ralph Smith

ST7 Surgical Registrar, St Richard's Hospital, Chichester


Sophie Allen

ST4 Surgical Registrar, St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey


Liam Poynter

ST4 Surgical Research Fellow, Imperial College London

IT Lead

Matt Dunstan

ST4 Surgical Research Fellow, Minimal Access Therapy Training Unit, Guildford

I graduated from King's College, University of London in 2010, where I also undertook an intercalated BSc in Anatomy and Human Sciences. I am an ST4 specialty registrar in the South West London Deanery, currently undertaking an MD in laparoscopic imaging technologies at the MATTU.

Academic Lead - West KSS

Pasha Nisar

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey

Academic Lead - East KSS

Danny Lawes

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, The Kent and Sussex Hospital, Tunbridge Wells

Committee meeting minutes:

24th November 2015

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Current Projects

If you are interested in participating in one of the above projects or have your own research ideas please see "Research Ideas" below.

  1. ORCHiD - Outcomes following Radiological or laparoscopic lavage for Hinchey Divertilulitis
  2. Life after NELA - an morbidity and mortality in the years following emergency laparotomy
  3. Perioperative management of diabetic patients


Previous Projects (2017):

  1. Quality of endoscopy training in KSS

Previous Projects (2016):

  1. Ileo-anal pouches: a snapshot of current practice in KSS – “would I want a pouch and where would I have it?”
  2. Multicentre audit of Laparoscopic Ventral Rectopexy for Prolapse & Obstructed Defecation in collaboration with: Surrey and South London pelvic floor group

Previous Projects (2015):

  1. Assessing the value of pre-operative ultrasonography in appendicitis - data from 9 hospitals
  2. Multicentre evaluation of early rectal cancer - date from 4 hospitals

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