Professor Allen-Mersh attended an informative talk at the Royal Society of Medicine entitled ‘Emergency Medicine and Health System strengthening’ on 2nd September 2019.
The current waiting time for medico-legal appointments at the Bupa Cromwell Hospital in London is now 4 weeks. Reports can usually be provided within 2 weeks of the appointment.
For full reports not requiring appointments, the waiting time is currently 6 weeks from receipt of all documentation.
Professor Allen-Mersh assisted in a diverticulitis case in the High Court of Justice, Birmingham on 11th June 2019.
Professor Allen-Mersh participated once again as a trainer on the pan-London Higher General Surgical Skills Training Course held in Imperial College on 20th May 2019. The subject on this occasion was ‘hand-sewn and stapled ileoanal pouch formation’.
On 3rd June 2019 Professor Allen-Mersh attended a talk at the Royal Society of Medicine entitled ‘Eat, move, live’. Discussing the role of physical activity in sustaining health – understanding that weight stigmatisation is counter-productive and can lead to weight gain – the genetic susceptibility to environmental cues and how to support patients to eat and move well.