The London Trauma Conference 2024

Tuesday 3rd - Friday 6th December 2024

Trauma 2 Friday 6th December

– brought to you in association with BHA Medical

The London Trauma Conference will  run over two days (Thursday 8th and Friday 9th December).
A wide range of relevant material will be covered by around twenty experts from across the globe.
The conference will be of interest to a broad range of clinicians and practitioners who know the basics but want highlevel knowledge and interaction with experts who are at the cutting edge of current practice and research.


View the Programme below:

09.00 - 09.10 Introduction

09.10 - 09.35 ECMO in trauma patients - Professor Karim Brohi

  • Q1: What are the indications?
  • Q2: What is the experience to date?
  • Q3: What is the future?


09.35 - 10.00 Regional blocks for chest injury - Dr Jonny Wilkinson

  • Q1: What are the options?
  • Q2: What are the indications?
  • Q3: What training is required?


10.00 - 10.25 Rebuilding trauma patients - Professor Ben Ollivere

  • Q1: What is the background to fixation?
  • Q2: What are the practicalities?
  • Q3: What is the evidence?


10.25 - 11.00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Torso Gunshot wounds - Professor Matt Martin

11.00 - 11.25 Coffee Break

11.25 - 11.45 Shaken baby syndrome - Mr Richard Edwards

  • Q1: What is the scale of the problem?
  • Q2: How do we detect it?
  • Q3: What are the management challenges?


11.45 - 12.05 Blunt cerebrovascular injury - A/Professor Zaff Qasim

  • Q1: Background to blunt cerebrovascular injury
  • Q2: Who to image
  • Q3: What is optimal management?


12.05 - 12.25 Agricultural trauma in the Northern Ireland Trauma Network - Dr Susan Yoong

  • Q1: What is the background?
  • Q2: What do we see?
  • Q3: How can we deliver excellent care?


12.25 - 12.50 The pathology of penetrating injuries - Dr Virginia Fitzpatrick-Swallow

  • Q1: What do clinicians need to understand?
  • Q2: What are the pitfalls?
  • Q3:Some unusual cases

12.45 - 13.10 Social media and AI in emergency medicine and trauma: The Good the bad and the ugly - Professor Peter Brindley


13.10 - 14.00 Lunch Break

14.00 - 14.30 Time in trauma - Dr Paul Vulliamy

  • Q1: How important is it?
  • Q2: Is the evidence clear?
  • Q3: Can systems with longer transfer times still deliver good results?


14.30 - 15.00 Blood and blood products in early trauma resuscitation - Professor Ed Barnard

  • Q1: Best pre-hospital resuscitation
  • Q2: Best Emergency Department resuscitation
  • Q3: Why do different services do different things?


15.00 - 15.30 Cardiac Injury - Mr Ross Davenport

  • Q1: What are the commonest injuries?
  • Q2: Which are survivable?
  • Q3: What are best management strategies?

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee Break

16.00 - 16.30Penetrating trauma: An unexpected development in Sweden - Dr Mikael Gellerfors

  • Q1: Why?
  • Q2: What injuries are we seeing?
  • Q3: How have we had to adapt our trauma system?


16:30 - 17:00 Violence reduction - what can be done to address the problem? - Mr Martin Griffiths

The London Trauma Conference has been approved for 24 CPD points by Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

(6 points per conference day).

Trauma-2 Speakers 2024

Professor Ed Barnard (Cambridge, UK)
Professor Peter Brindley (University of Alberta Hospital, Canada)
Professor Karim Brohi (London, UK)
Mr Ross Davenport (London, UK)
Dr Virginia Fitzpatrick-Swallow (UK)
Dr Mikael Gellerfors (Stockholm, Sweden)
Mr Martin Griffiths (London, UK)
Professor Ben Ollivere (Nottingham, UK)
A/Prof Zaffier Quasim (Philadelphia, USA)
Dr Paul Vulliamy (London, UK)
Dr Jonny Wilkinson (Northampton, UK)
Dr Susan Yoong (Belfast, Northern Ireland)

View the Programme by day:

The London Trauma Conference will return

Tuesday 3rd - Friday 6th December 2024