Green Surgery Challenge Judging and Awards Ceremony

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 12:00 - 14:30

The Center for Sustainable Healthcare, in collaboration with a supportive group of partners, is delighted to announce the Green Surgery Challenge Judging and Awards Ceremony will take place on November 4th 12:00 to 14:30.

Hear from the five teams that are transforming surgery for the future, making their practice more environmentally, socially and economically sustainable:

  • Peter Labib, Bryony Ford and their team: Maximising reusable surgical instrument use, including laparoscopic ports, for a sustainable appendicectomy pathway at Derriford Hospital Trust.
  • Aaron Quyn, Adam Peckham-Cooper and their team: Innovative, gasless appendicectomy procedure: lean instrument trays: reducing pre-operative urinary catheterisation: for a sustainable laparoscopic appendicectomy pathway at Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust
  • Alyss Robinson, Shameen Jaunoo, Mansoor Khan and their team: Reducing blood testing in the pre-operative work-up for laparoscopic cholecystectomy at University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Preetham Kodumuri, Prash Jesudason and their team: Reducing energy use by moving out of the operating theatre: streamlining surgical sets: reducing single-use instruments: for a sustainable carpal tunnel release pathway at Wrexham Maelor and Ysbyty Gwynedd.
  • Jasmine Winter Beatty, Jonathan Gan and their team: Substituting local in place of general anesthesia for inguinal hernia repair and introducing reusable surgical gowns at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

A panel of distinguished judges will provide feedback on the project's innovation, impact and transferability. Delegates will have the opportunity to network, as well as participate in one of five breakout panel sessions, where each team will lead a discussion on a theme in sustainable surgery relating to their project.

Register for the Judging and Awards Ceremony, here.

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