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NTP Publications

The National Training Programme team have published papers, abstracts, presentations and posts at National and International Scientific meetings which have been led by the Education Team at Imperial College in conjunction with NTP Trainers and our 11 Training Centres. This includes the following:

1.Lapco Reference Documents

See the Department of Health Improving Outcomes: A Strategy for Cancer 2011 with reference to Lapco National Training Programme (page 56) and go to 'Programme News' for a summary of the key challenges for cancer in the Government White paper 'Equality and Excellence: Liberating the NHS (July 2010) from Professor Sir Mike Richards at 'Spreading the Winning Principles' Conference.

2. Summary of Prizes, Presentation, Abstracts and Posters at Scientific Meetings

Prizes
 
2012     Best Oral Presentation TME Symposium, Portsmouth - Impact of the Lapco TT Course Training Behaviour. Mackenzie H, Cuming T, Miskovic D, Wyles S, Francis N, Kneebone R, Coleman M, Hanna G
 
2011      Best Poster Prize Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ALSGBI) " Medium Term Results of Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery from a National Training Centre" R Maitra, A Acheson, J Smith, C Gornall, J Scholefield, C Maxwell Armstrong
 
2010     David Dunn Medal for the best paper presentation at the meeting of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ALSGBI). “Outcomes of the National Training Programme in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery” D Miskovic, SM Wyles, A Parvaiz, C Cunningham, MG Coleman, GB Hanna  
 
2010     Best Poster Prize Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ALSGBI). (“Trainees’ evaluation of the English National Training Programme in laparoscopic colorectal surgerySusannah M Wyles, Danilo Miskovic, George B Hanna, Mark G Coleman)
 
2009     John of Arderne Medal for the best paper presentation 2009-2010, including travel fellowship. The Royal Society of Medicine, Section of Coloproctology. (“Global Assessment Score (GAS) – A Simple Assessment Tool for Training in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery”. D Miskovic, SM Wyles, M Coleman, BG Hanna)

Presentations and abstracts at scientific meetings 

Nader Francis and Mark Coleman
Presented at European Association Endoscopic Surgery (EAES), June 2012 
 
A cost-benefit analysis of the National Training Programme in Laparoscopic
Colorectal Surgery (Lapco)
Melody Ni, Hugh Mackenzie, Laura Langsford, Andy McMeeking, Mark Coleman and Prof George
Hanna. Abstract of Cancer Outcomes Conference (CBA) March 2012
 
Outcomes of the National Training Programme in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.
D Miskovic, SM Wyles, A Parvaiz, C Cunningham, MG Coleman, GB Hanna. ALSGBI November 2010,
Nottingham/UK
 
L-CAT – Laparoscopic colorectal competency assessment tool for specialists within the national
training programme in England.
D Miskovic, SM Wyles, NK Francis, TA Rockall, RH Kennedy, GB Hanna. EAES (European Association
of Endoscopic Surgeons) June 2010, Geneva/ Switzerland.
 
Fifteen years of learning curves in laparoscopic colorectal surgery – What have we learnt?
D Miskovic, SM Wyles, A Darzi, GB Hanna. EAES (European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons)
June 2010, Geneva/Switzerland.
 
The UK National Training Programme in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery – can we do it in
Switzerland?
D Miskovic, SM Wyles, MG Coleman, GB Hanna. SGC (Swiss Surgical Association) May 2010,
Interlaken/ Switzerland.
 
A National Training Programme for laparoscopic colorectal surgery in the UK.
D Miskovic, SM Wyles, MG Coleman, GB Hanna. SAGES World Conference April 2010, National
Harbor/ USA.
 
Global Assessment Score (GAS) – A Simple Assessment Tool for Training in Laparoscopic
Colorectal Surgery.
D Miskovic, SM Wyles, M Coleman, GB Hanna. Royal Society of Medicine (Section Coloproctology),
London, November 2009
Poster presentations at scientific meetings
 
Laura Langsford, Mark Coleman, Andy McMeeking
Cancer Outcomes Conference, June 2012 
 
Trainees’ evaluation of the English National Training Programme in laparoscopic colorectal
surgery.  Susannah M Wyles, Danilo Miskovic, George B Hanna, Mark G Coleman,
ALSGBI Nottingham November 2010
 
Should “touchy feely” feedback play a role in training advanced laparoscopic surgery?
Susannah M Wyles, Danilo Miskovic, John Griffith, Roger Motson, George B Hanna,
ALSGBI Nottingham November 2010
 
The National Training Programme in laparoscopic colorectal surgery producesexpert clinical
outcomes during training. D Miskovic, SM Wyles, MG Coleman & GB Hanna. Association of
Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, Bournemouth, July 2010
 
Laboratory based workshops in laparoscopic colorectal training: an analysis of different
techniques used as part of the UK national training programme. S. M. Wyles, D.Miskovic,
G. B. Hanna. ASGBI July 2010, Liverpool/UK.
 
Impact of a mentor on the early learning curve in laparoscopic colorectal surgery. S M Wyles,
D Miskovic, Z Ni, A W Darzi, G B Hanna (Poster Presentation). Society of American Gastrointestinal
and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Washington DC, April 2010
 
Can case selection minimise conversion rates in laparoscopic colorectal surgery? S M Wyles,
D Miskovic, Z Ni, A W Darzi, G B Hanna (Poster Presentation). Society of American Gastrointestinal
and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Washington DC, April 2010
 
Combating the complications of laparoscopic colorectal surgery: can a mentor have an impact?
S M Wyles, D Miskovic, Z Ni, A W Darzi, G B Hanna (Poster Presentation). Association of Laparoscopic
Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Tonbridge/Kent
November 2009
 
Determining the difficult laparoscopic colorectal case: a step to minimising complications?
S M Wyles, D Miskovic, Z Ni, A W Darzi, G B Hanna (Poster Presentation). Association of Laparoscopic
Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Tonbridge/Kent, November 2009
 
Educational Impact of the National Training Programme in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery –
Preliminary Results after 1 Year. D Miskovic, SM Wyles, M Coleman, BG Hanna (Poster
Presentation) Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Tonbridge/Kent,
November 2009. 

Analysis of laboratory-based laparoscopic colorectal surgery workshops within the English National Training Programme (November 2010) Click here to download

Development, Validation and Implementation of a monitoring tool for training in laparoscopic colorectal surgery in the English National Training Programme (September 2010) Click here to download

ALS Poster: Trainees Evaluation of the English National Training Programme in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery with Questionnaire (November 2010) Click here to download the poster and here for the questionnaire

For further information on the publications contact the Imperial College Education team:

Professor George Hanna
Educational Lead
g.hanna@imperial.ac.uk
 
Hugh Mackenzie
Research Fellow
h.mackenzie@imperial.ac.uk

Melody Ni
Educational Manager
z.ni@imperial.ac.uk

Susannah Wyles                     
Former Research Fellow
susannah.wyles@imperial.ac.uk

Danilo Miskovic
Former Research Fellow
danilo.miskovic@imperial.ac.uk