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)


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 DayInformation
6th December 2021 7:30 pmOpen ForumRegister
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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