A personal history of surgery: From Beirut to South London

Hamid Khawaja, President, Section of Surgery, Royal Society of Medicine.

Virtual reality: Sim one, do one, teach one?

Kash Akhtar, Fellow in Medical Education, Leadership and Management, School of Surgery, London Deanery.

Orthopaedics: complex surgical exposure techniques

Mr Stephen Cannon, Consultant Surgeon, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore.

Prostate cancer: non surgical aspects

Dr Simon Hughes, Consultant Oncologist, Guys and St Thomas' Hospitals.

In safe hands: Wrong site surgery, surgical error or system failure?

Professor George Youngson CBE, Professor of Paediatric Surgery and Consultant Paediatric Surgeon & Vice President of the...

In safe hands: human factors in the operating theatre

Mr Simon Paterson-Brown, Consultant General and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

In safe hands: The stuart lecture. Ensuring safe hands in high risk industries

Professor Rhona Flin, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen. 

In safe hands: Bringing it all together, the surgical check list

Mr Simon Paterson-Brown, Consulant and Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Breakfast Briefing: Surgery on ships (Audio only)

Lord McColl CBE, Chairman of Mercy Ships UK and Surgeon.


From battlefield to Birmingham: Trauma care of casualties in the UK

Keith Porter, Professor of clinical traumatology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

Stop worrying - radiation is good for you

Dr Bob Bury, Consultant Radiologist, Leeds Teaching Hospital.


Bombs, bullets and conflict surgery

Peter Roberts CBE,  Emeritus Professor of Military Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Medical Innovations: sensei robotic catheter system and artisan control catheter

Dr Frederic Moll, President and CEO Hansen Medical Inc, California.


Medical Innovations: The world's first trachea transplant on a child

Professor Martin Elliott, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Paolo Macchiarini, Careggi University Hospital, Florence.


Medical Innovations: One-hour cure for high blood pressure

Dr Paul Sobotka, Ardian, California and Dr Mel Lobo, Barts and the London NHS Trust. 


Medical Innovations: world's first artificial heart and stem cell operation

Professor Stephen Westaby, John Radcliffe Hospital, and Dr Kyriakos Anastasiadis, Ahepa University Hospital, Greece.


Medical Innovations: wound management using flesh-eating maggots

Dr Alun Morgan and Mrs Gill Davies, ZooBiotic.


Growing lungs - from bench to blue sky: The next 10 Years

Professor Tom Waddell, Professor of Thoracic and Lung Transplant Surgery, University of Toronto.

Robotic surgery in the 21st Century

Mr Ben Challacombe, Consultant Urological Surgeon at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.


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