On 11th September 2019 Professor Allen-Mersh was invited to give a talk about medico-legal issues in colorectal surgery/gastroenterology at the Inspire Medilaw Conference in London.
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’.