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Surgery and the recovery process with Mr Neil Barber & Jo Oakley (CNS)
We are delighted to be able present in Kidney Cancer Awareness Week 2022, this webinar with Mr Neil Barber, Clinical Lead for Urology at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, Director of the Frimley Renal Cancer Centre and a UK leading light in Robot Assisted Surgery (RAS) and Frimley Park Hospital Renal Cancer Nurse Specialist, Jo Oakley. Mr Barber and CNS Jo Oakley will be discussing kidney cancer 'Surgery and the recovery process' followed by a Q&A session.

Feb 9, 2022 06:00 PM in Greenwich Mean Time

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Mr Neil Barber
Consultant Urological Surgeon @Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Neil Barber is Clinical Lead for Urology at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust and Director of the Frimley Renal Cancer Centre and the Frimley Benign Prostate Clinical Research Centre. Beyond that Neil has developed a specialist team in the delivery of surgical solutions for kidney disorders, primarily involving renal cancer but also other conditions of the upper urinary tract including PUJ obstruction. Neil has been performing advanced and complex robotic assisted surgery in this field for over 10 years, the Frimley Renal Cancer Centre (FRCC) performing the highest number of robotic assisted partial nephrectomy for renal tumours per year in the UK year on year. Whilst building this service around the Intuitive Surgical robotic platform, Da Vinci, Neil is very excited to lead the introduction of a new British surgical robot, Versius (CMR) and as part of FRCC performed the very first robotic assisted radical nephrectomy in Europe using this device in March 2020.
Lucy Willingale (Healthcare Professional – Lead (Chair)
Healthcare Professional – Lead @Kidney Cancer UK & Scotland
Lucy, a qualified Radiotherapist, is patient lead for Kidney Cancer UK and Kidney Cancer Scotland. Working with the charity since 2015, Lucy’s and her team’s focus is supporting patients and carers as well as working with consultant’s, surgeons and CNSs throughout NHS cancer units in the UK to help deliver charity services. Lucy calls on her great experience of working in the NHS as a Radiotherapist to develop effective patient and carer services through her qualified healthcare professional team of nurses and a counsellor. Her passion is to constantly improve and expand the services and support networks available to the UK’s kidney cancer community.