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'Are we doing enhanced recovery properly?' (Mr Nick Maynard) and 'Data is king - development of a Surgical data collection tool' (Mr Ian Beckingham)


Nicky MaynardMr Nick Maynard attended Oxford University Medical School (Exeter College) for his preclinical training and then went to Guy's Hospital, London for his clinical training. He qualified as a Doctor in 1986 and undertook the majority of his postgraduate surgical training at Guy's Hospital and various hospitals in the South East of England. He spent 15 months as a Senior Registrar in Melbourne, Australia and then completed his specialist oesophagogastric training back at Guy's Hospital with Bill Owen and Bob Mason.

He was appointed as Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford in 1997. He set up the Oxford OesophagoGastric Centre, and has built it into one of the foremost oesophagogastric units in the United Kingdom. His major interests are in the management of oesophagogastric cancer and advanced minimally invasive (keyhole) upper gastrointestinal surgery, particularly for reflux disease, oesophageal motility disorders, and hiatus herniae.

He is currently Chair of Clinical Services and Audit for the Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS) and the Clinical Lead for the National Oesophagogastric Cancer Audit.

Ian BeckinghamMr Ian Beckingham trained in Nottingham, Newcastle, Birmingham, Hull, Leeds and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town. Research includes a BMedSci degree, an MD, a Hunterian Professorship and over 150 abstracts and publications mainly on laparoscopic and HPB surgery.  He is a regular speaker on General Surgery, Laparoscopic and HPB  topics at National meetings and has written leading articles, book chapters and the ABC of diseases of the Liver, Pancreas and Gallbladder. 

He is Lead Clinician for the Trent HPB Surgical Unit, Chairman of the Mid Trent HPB Cancer Centre and lead for the Minimal Access Training Organization (MAeSTRO). He is President of the Association of Upper GI  Surgeons, Council Member of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons and BOMSS, JCIE Final Fellowship examiner and a Royal College of Surgeons Laparoscopic trainer.

He has written National guidelines for the Management of acute gallstone diseases, bile duct stones and Emergency Surgery pathways. Operatively he has extensive experience of laparoscopic and open HPB surgery with one of the largest series of laparoscopic liver and pancreatic resections in the UK. He has also some of the largest UK series of laparoscopic Hellers cardiomyotomies laparoscopic splenectomies and TEP Inguinal hernia repairs.


The lecture will be chaired by Professor Freddie Hamdy, Head of Department at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences. 

All members of the University and NHS clinical staff are welcome.