Spring 2021 Meeting Report and Winners

Congratulations to all the medal and prize winners at the May joint NESS and NESTAC meeting and thanks to all the contributors, your feedback has been very positive. NESTAC Student medal Joint winners Alex Lea and Nasreen Akter NESS Junior Doctor medal Jakub Chmelo Feggetter Prize Lu Wang In 2016 we had 8 abstracts submitted…

NESTAC/NESS Online Event 2021 – Prize Winning Opportunities

The North East Surgical Training Academy (NESTAC), in association with the North East Surgical Society (NESS), are now receiving applications for the award of three prizes at their joint virtual meeting on 7th May, 2-5pm. We welcome abstract submission by the 2nd April deadline for the opportunity to win one of three £250 prizes. NESTAC…

North East General Surgical Teaching

Date and Time Friday June 5th 2020 13:00 – 15:00 BST Location ZOOM We were delighted to welcome 50 trainees to the online teaching 1300    Introduction - C Wilson 1310    Colorectal Liver Mets - S Pandanaboyana > DOWNLOAD SLIDES 1330    Organ retrieval for FRCS - A Amer > DOWNLOAD SLIDES 1350    Liver lumps, how to investigate…

Spring Meeting Report & Medal Winners

Congratulations to Emily Thompson and Raiyyan Aftab who won the Feggetter and NESTAC medals respectively (and £250 each) for 2 excellent presentations on exciting and novel research. Many thanks to all 78 attendees at the NESTAC/NESS pybus lecture and scientific day in May. The standard of presentations was extremely high, demonstrating the abundance of quality…

Register now for NESTAC Autumn Meeting 2018

Date and Time 13th October Location Newcastle Medical School The upcoming annual NESTAC Autumn meeting (sponsored by RCSEng and NIHR) is taking place on 13th October at Newcastle Medical School. Register now via the link below (£5 refundable deposit).We hope to see you there for what promises to be an excellent day of talks, networking and…

NIHR affiliation!

NESTAC are honoured to now be officially affiliated with the NIHR! We very much hope this will help propel NESTAC forward and improve research engagement across the region. The following mission statement has been generated by the local NIHR team: Increase NIHR CRN engagement and visibility within NESTAC Where applicable, engage with CRN to ensure…

Regional meetings/courses

Just a few updates regarding local events in the coming months. The RCSEng are holding a free one day meeting on 29th June entitled “Improving your academic profile” and is suitable for both students and trainees – further details are in this link. HEENE are running the excellent “Clinical Research in the NHS Programme”, a…

NESS/NESTAC 2018 meeting review

Many thanks to all who attended the NESS/NESTAC meeting on 4th May. The standard of research in the abstract prize sessions was excellent, and many congratulations to Rory Morrison and Sam Tingle who won the Feggetter and NESTAC medals respectively. Furthermore the Pybus Lecture by Mr Nigel Tai gave us a unique insight into ways…

NESTAC/NESS Meeting – Medal Winning Opportunity!

Date and Time 4th May 1, 5pm Location Institute of Transplantation,Freeman Hospital. NESTAC and the North East Surgical Society (NESS) are holding a joint meeting on 4th May 1-5pm at the Institute of Transplantation, Freeman Hospital. We welcome abstract submission by the 20th April deadline for the opportunity to win either the NESS Feggetter medal…