Events Calendar

Red Lion Group Zoom events require pre-registration. You can register for event(s) by clicking on the applicable register link(s) below. You will then be sent the event joining instructions which you can optionally save to your calendar for easy access. For past events, you can view the recording. (Open Forums are not recorded for privacy reasons).

(For recordings of earlier events go to the Resources tab on our website)

NOTE: All times below are London time (UK)

2023

DateEventLink
9 Jan
7:30pm
Open Forum
21 JanIa Pouch Information Day featuring Richard LovegroveDetails
6 Feb
7:30pm
Open ForumRegister
9 Mar
7:30pm
Valerio Celentano, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Chelsea & Wesminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Subject: “Ileoanal pouch formation and revisional surgery for pouch problems
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5 Apr
7:30pm
Ellie Bradshaw, formerly gastrointestinal specialist nurse and biofeedback specialist at St Mark’s Hospital, now at Princess Grace.

Subject: “Using Biofeedback to help with Pouch emptying problems”.
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16 May
7:30pm
Janindra Warusavitarne, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at St. Mark’s Hospital.

Subject: “Advances in laparoscopic approach to pouch surgery”
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TBCProfessor Omar Faiz is the Clinical Director and a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at St Mark’s Hospital and Professor of Practice in Colorectal Surgery at Imperial College.
TBCUchu Meade is Head of Pharmacy at St. Mark’s Hospital
TBCSt. Mark’s Hospital pouch nurses
Further events for 2023 to be confirmed. Check back for updates.

2022

DateEventLink
7th February 7:30 pmOpen Forum
23rd February
7:30 pm
Professor Sue Clark , Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, St Mark’s Hospital.

Subject: “Pouch Dysfunction

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7th March
7:30pm
Open Forum
4th
April
7:30pm
Open Forum
9th May
7:30pm
Open Forum
6th June
7:30 pm
Open Forum
26th JuneLondon Bridges Walk

Join us on Sunday June 26 2022, for a fun, family-friendly walk across London’s iconic Bridges.
Details
4th July 7:30 pmOpen Forum
8th Aug
7:30 pm
Open Forum
5th Sept
7:30 pm
Open Forum
3rd October
7:30 pm
Open Forum
8th OctoberKangaroo Club Information DayDetails
7th Nov
7:30 pm
Open Forum
5th Dec
7:30 pm
Open Forum
Further events for 2022 to be confirmed. Check back for updates.

2021

DateEventLink
5 May 2021Janindra Warusavitarne, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at St. Mark’s Hospital.

SubjectThrough the keyhole – latest developments in pouch surgery 
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19 May 2021Prof. John Nicholls, Emeritus Consultant Surgeon to St Mark’s Hospital, London and Visiting Professor at Imperial College, London

SubjectEvolution of Modern Surgery 
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26 May 2021Uchu Meade, Head of Pharmacy at St. Mark’s Hospital.

SubjectKeep taking the tablets: a guide to the best drugs and when to take them. 
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7 June 2021
7:30 pm 
Open Forum   
14 June 2021
7:30 pm
Professor Ailsa Hart, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Sub-Dean (St Mark’s Academic Institute)

SubjectProfessor Hart will be speaking on the subject “Management of a pouch behaving badly”.
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28 June 2021
7:30 pm
Jason Bacon, CEO of St. Mark’s Hospital Foundation

Subject: St Mark’s Hospital’s clinical services at Northwick Park, Central Middlesex Hospital and Beyond 
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5 July 2021
7:30 pm 
Open Forum
4 August 2021
7:30 pm
Gabriela Poufou, Dietician St. Mark’s Hospital

SubjectHealthy eating for Patients with an Internal Pouch 
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9 August 2021
7:30 pm
Open Forum
6 September 2021
7:00 pm
AGM followed by Open Forum at 7:30 pm
22 September 2021 7:30 pmPetya Marinova, Pouch and Stoma care specialist nurse, St. Mark’s Hospital. 

SubjectSt Mark’s Hospital: Life after the Pandemic
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4 October 2021
7:30 pm
Open Forum
13 October 2021 7:30 pmEllie Bradshaw, formerly gastrointestinal specialist nurse and biofeedback specialist at St Mark’s Hospital, now at Princess Grace.

Subject: “Crouch for your pouch – key emptying tips!”
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1st November 2021 7:30 pmOpen Forum
25th November 2021St. Mark’s Hospital Stoma & Pouch Care Virtual Information DayView Recording
6th December 2021 7:30 pmOpen Forum
8th December 2021 7:30 pmPhil Tozer (consultant colorectal surgeon – St. Mark’s Hospital) & Lillian Reza (St. Mark’s Academic Institute)

Subject: Treatment of Fistulas associated with Pouches.
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What's New

Stay up-to-date with all of our latest news, events and stories

New season of J-Pouch webcasts announced for 2023 Following on from our highly popular J-Pouch webcasts on zoom in 2021/22,
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