BADS 2018 – British Association of Day Surgery – 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield
21st & 22nd June 2018

This meeting has been approved for 10 CPD credits by the Royal College of Anaesthetists, CPD codes are shown in italics. The Provisional Programme can be found below or alternatively click here.

Thursday 21st June 2018

08.00-17.00 Registration
08.00-09.00 Coffee, Posters and Exhibition viewing
09.00-09.15 President’s Welcome & Housekeeping Dr Mary Stocker (President, BADS)
Paul Rawling (Honorary Secretary, BADS)
09.15-11.00 Plenary Session 1 Day Case Hip Replacement
Multidisciplinary approach to a successful pathway: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon:
The Hull Royal Infirmary experience Miss Elizabeth Moulder
ID02 2A03 3A06 3A08 Physiotherapist: Emma Catterall
Consultant Anaesthetist: Ganesh Gopalakrishnan
Patient: TBC
11.00-11.30 Coffee, Posters and Exhibition viewing
11.30-12.20 Plenary Session 2 Day Surgery Workforce
11.30-11.50 Perioperative Care Collaborative: Implications for the day surgery setting 2A12 Mona Guckian Fisher
The Association for Perioperative Practice (AFPP)
11.50-12.10 Growing our own perioperative workforce 2A12 3A06 3J00 Ms Anitha Rego
Practice Development Practicioner, Torbay Hospital Discussion
12.20-13.00 Plenary Session 3 Paediatrics
Whats has changed for children in day surgery? 2D02 2D05 3A06 Dr Judith Short
Consultant Anaesthetist, Sheffield Children’s Hospital
13.00-14.00 Lunch, Posters and Exhibition Viewing
14.00-15.00 Free Paper Session 1
15.00-16.00 Parallel Sessions
1. Training 3J02 Mr David Bunting, Dr Theresa Hinde and BADS Council trainee members
2. Sustaining 3J00 Mari Lewis
3. Nursing 3I00 3J00 Mrs Fiona Belfield Senior Sister
DSU Withybush General Hospital
Mrs Alex Alen Senior Sister
DSU Torbay Hospital
16.00-16.30 Coffee, Posters and Exhibition viewing
16.30-17.30 Free Paper Session 2
17.30-18.00 BADS Annual General Meeting
Day 1 Closes

Friday 22nd June 2018


08.30-09.30 Registration Coffee, Posters and Exhibition viewing
09.30-10.30 Plenary Session 4 Laparoscopic Surgery
09.30-10.00 Day case laparoscopic cholecystectomy – 10 years on Mr David Bunting
3A03 3A04 3A06 Consultant Upper GI Surgeon,
North Devon District Hospital, Barnstaple
10.00-10.30 Day case reflux surgery
3A03 3A04 3A06 Mr Paul Super
Consultant Upper GI Surgeon,
Heartlands Hospital, Birmingam
10.30-11.00 Coffee, Posters and Exhibition viewing
11.00-12.00 Prize Papers Session
12.00-13.00 Plenary Session 5 Duty of Candour
What to do when things go wrong in day surgery 1I04 3J00 Dr Rhona Siegmeth
Consultant Anaesthetist, Golden Jubilee Hospital,
13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-14.30 Plenary Session 6 Conquering PONV
Pins & Needles – using accupuncture (Acupin) to prevent PONV 1A02 2A12 Sister Ruth Roddison
Acute Pain Sister,
Rotherham Foundation Trust Hospital
14.30-15.30 Plenary Session 7 Awake Shoulder Surgery
14.30-14.55 An Anaesthetist’s perspective Dr Nigel Bedforth
1D02 2G01 2G02 2G03 3A06 3A08 Consultant Anaesthetist, Nottingham University
Hospitals NHS Trust & Circle Nottingham
NHS Treatment Centre
14.55-15.20 A Surgeon’s perspective Mr Ben Gooding
1D02 2G01 2G02 2G03 3A06 3A08 Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon, Circle
Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre and
Nottingham University Hospitals
15.20-15.30 Discussion
15.30-16.00 Prize Presentations and Closing Remarks Dr Mary Stocker (President, BADS)
16.00 Close

BADS 2018 is being held at the Sheffield City Hall. Situated in the heart of the city, Sheffield City Hall is a magnificent art deco concert hall which opened in 1932. After a £12 million refurbishment, its facilities rival any venue in the UK. The venue hosts over 750 events each year, including a varied and diverse programme of entertainment, arts, business and community events. It remains Sheffield’s premier concert venue.

If you would like to book an appointment to meet with the team at BADS 2018 please contact:

Jonas Hills – Tel:07775 518 014  Email:

Simon Cox – Tel: 07867 551 370  Email:

We look forward to seeing you there.