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Friday 16th May 2008

‘Service Redesign’ (Session F1sh)

  1. Implications Of European Working Time Directive - Professor Michael Horrocks (Bath)
  2. Workforce Planning - Ms Deborah Mellor (Head of Workforce Planning, Department Of Health)
  3. Hospital At Night – Does It Work? - Miss Wendy Reid (London)

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow Macewan Lecture (Session F2sh)

  1. South African Trauma: What's The Difference? - Mr Euan J Dickson (Glasgow)

‘The GMC and the Surgeon; Friend or Foe?’ (Session F3sh)

  1. Reflections on the GMC - John MacFie (To follow)
  2. GMC: Protecting Patients, Guiding Doctors? - Ms Mary O’Rourke (Serjeants Inn)
  3. Regulatory Reform; Sliding Scales and Other Stories - Dr Stephanie Brown (The Medical Protection Society)
  4. The GMC; Honestly, I’m a Friend - Sir Graeme Catto (President, The General Medical Council)

Royal College of Surgeons of England Moynihan Lecture (Session F4sh)

  1. Sir Muir Grey (To follow)

The Un-Making of a Surgeon (Avoiding Common Pitfalls) (Session F5sh)

  1. Gastrointestinal Surgery - Professor John Monson (Cottingham)
  2. Vascular Surgery - Mr Michael Gough (President, VS)
  3. Breast Surgery - Mr Timothy Davidson (London)
  4. Thyroid Surgery - Mr John Watkinson (Birmingham)