The last meeting of the General Surgery & Urology Clinical Working Group was held on the 4th October 2021.
The agenda for the meeting included:
- Review of best practice guidance for suspected appendicitis including discussion around access to appropriate imaging to support the pathway
- Update on CASAPS study which aims is to characterise the type and quality of care being delivered to children undergoing urgent / emergency abdominal surgery (including appendicectomy)
- Review of nationally available bench-marking data for Paediatric Surgery using the Model Hospital system
- Discussion on next priorities for the group to consider
Future meeting dates will be posted here once they are confirmed.