Please join DAUK at BASS’ biennial annual meeting, where our Chair Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden will be giving a speech on Bawa-Garba; moving from a culture of blame to one of learning.
The meeting will bring together experts in spinal conditions from across the world to expand knowledge and network.
The conference will focus on technological advances in spinal conditions, in particular navigation, robotics and minimally invasive surgery.
Confirmed international faculty include Dr Nick Theodore (John Hopkins Neurosurgical Spine Center, USA), Michael Mayer (Schön Klinik München Harlaching, Germany) and Professor Marios Papadopoulos (St George’s Hospital, UK).
The meeting is being held in the beautiful location of Brighton with excellent travel links to London and all major airports in the region.
The meeting is open to all clinicians and allied health staff involved in spinal care.
what have dauk been up to recently?
DAUK team blog about what they wish for leading up to Christmas.
The Doctors’ Association UK committee met with Charlie Massey, Chief Executive and Registrar of the GMC and Dr Colin Melville, Medical Director and Director of Education and Standards last week. We were clear to convey the anger and distrust the profession feel towards the GMC. During the meeting we covered a variety of subjects including issues raised by the Bawa-Garba case, continued appeal of MPTS decisions, weaponisation of GMC referrals, accountability of NHS managers, and mental health and wellbeing of doctors under investigation.
After month of campaigning by DAUK, the Health and Social Care Committee held an inquiry into gross negligence manslaughter. Dr Jenny Vaughan attended on behalf of DAUK. Read her report here: