Pres­ti­gious sci­en­tific fo­rum held at Wex­ham

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - BUSINESS -

WEX­HAM Park Hos­pi­tal re­cently hosted the pres­ti­gious Ox­ford Sci­en­tific Fo­rum for Ob­stet­rics and Gy­nae­col­ogy (OxSFOG).

The ed­u­ca­tional event, or­gan­ised by Mr Ab­dul Wa­gley, con­sul­tant ob­ste­tri­cian and gy­nae­col­o­gist and Royal Col­lege of Ob­stet­rics & Gy­nae­col­ogy Tu­tor, with the help of a com­mit­tee of Wex­ham Park Hos­pi­tal Obs and Gy­nae con­sul­tants, was at­tended by more 100 del­e­gates, made up of trainees and con­sul­tants from across the Thames Val­ley re­gion.

In­vited speak­ers cov­ered top­ics such as, in­no­va­tion on the de­liv­ery suite, fi­broids in all its var­i­ous pre­sen­ta­tions, the ob­stet­ric net­work, and the ser­vices of the en­dometrio­sis cen­tre.

There was also an in­ter­est­ing talk on the medico-le­gal changes in re­spect of con­sent fol­low­ing the re­cent Mont­gomery v La­nark­shire case given by Mr Ber­tie Leigh, Hon FRCPCH, Se­nior Part­ner at Hemp­sons So­lic­i­tors.

Trainees from the School of Ob­stet­rics and Gy­nae­col­ogy, Health Ed­u­ca­tion Thames Val­ley, were given the op­por­tu­nity to show­case their work, through oral and poster pre­sen­ta­tions. These were judged by a team of con­sul­tants from across the Thames Val­ley re­gion, with two of the four prizes awarded to projects from Wex­ham Park Hos­pi­tal: Dr Ar­chana Ran­ganathan and Miss Pampa Sarkar won the best poster pre­sen­ta­tion and Dr El­iz­a­beth Goodall and Mr Philip Regi­nal won the best oral pre­sen­ta­tion.

The Re­hana Da­wood prize for the most val­ued trainee was also launched in her mem­ory fol­low­ing her bat­tle with can­cer.

The first win­ner of this award will be an­nounced at next years OxSFOG.

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