Acute Care General Surgery

critical - acute abdomen, perforated viscus, ischaemic gut

emergency - testicular torsion, appendicitis, incarcerated hernia

urgent - diverticulitis, bowel obstruction, pancreatitis

acute gallbladder - crescendo biliary colic, stone impaction, empyema, mucocoele, cholecystitis, gallstone pancreatitis

surgical infection - cellulitis, abscess, foreign body

undifferentiated abdominal pain, minor trauma, laceration

Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy

diagnostic, interventional, surveillance

occult (FOBT +) and overt rectal bleeding

Laparoscopic Surgery

laparoscopic appendicectomy and diagnostic laparoscopy

laparoscopic cholecystectomy and transcystic CBD exploration

laparoscopic hernia repair – inguinal, recurrent and bilateral, femoral, umbilical, epigastric, complex ventral and incisional

laparoscopic colorectal surgery and fast track protocol

laparoscopic antireflux surgery and hiatus hernia repair


triple test breast assessment, management of BSSA recalls

benign breast disease, fibroadenoma, nipple discharge,

accessory breast tissue, male gynaecomastia

breast cancer surgery and management, including

breast conserving surgery and sentinel lymph node biopsy

neck lump assessment, lymph node biopsy

thyroid, parathyroid and submandibular pathology

Colorectal Surgery

benign anorectal conditions – pilonidal sinus, perianal sepsis, fistula and fissure-in-ano, haemorrhoids, rectal prolapse

colorectal cancer surgery, management and surveillance

Minor and Intermediate procedures

skin lesions, skin cancers, melanoma

carpal tunnel syndrome

vasectomy, circumcision, scrotal pathology

nerve and muscle biopsy, infusaport insertion/removal