Laparoscopic and Robotic fellowship – Newcastle

  • Region: North East
  • Focus: Robotic

Freeman Hospital

Contact name: Prof Alan Horgan
Contact email: alan.horgan@nhs.net
Duration of fellowship: 6 or 12 months
On-call: Unknown
Expected procedures:

Stated learning outcomes:

Demonstrable competence development in laparoscopic colorectal resections with PBA level 4 achievement.
Logbook activity for more than 30 colorectal resections performed (with or without supervision) in a 6 months programme.
Clinical competencies to be achieved:

Operative competencies to undertake laparoscopic colon resections independently.
Operative competencies to undertake average difficulty laparoscopic anterior resection independently.
Assessment and management of complications of colorectal resections.
Number of main operations the Fellow could expect to be involved in:

Over 6 months:

Segmental colectomy (Performed: 10)
Anterior Resection (high) (Performed: 5)

RCS accredited: Yes
Previous fellow name: Mo Shaban
Previous fellow email: m.shaban@nhs.net
Previous fellow name: Haseeb Khokhar