Justin is delighted to have been appointed Co-Editor for the 14th edition of the surgical textbook Ellis and Calne’s Lecture Notes in General Surgery. This is a popular textbook with medical students and surgical trainees, and it is now published Ellis and Calne’s Lecture Notes in General Surgery, 14th Edition | Wiley
Mr Davies was delighted to contribute to an evaluation of national and international guidelines for the treatment of haemorrhoids- a link to the publication is available here: Evaluation of the current guidelines for the management of haemorrhoidal disease using the Appraisal of Guidelines Research and Evaluation II instrument – Gavriilidis- Annals of Translational Medicine (amegroups.com)
The NICE Quality Standards in Colorectal Cancer have been updated and published this month https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs20
This covers important areas such as treatment options for early rectal cancer, testing to aid choice of chemotherapy, surveillance after surgery for bowel cancer and testing for Lynch Syndrome, and Justin was delighted to contribute to this work.
Justin is delighted to have co-authored an article in The Practitioner to update GP colleagues in primary care around prevention, screening and treatment of bowel cancer.
Given that several people are diagnosed with bowel cancer every hour in the UK, it is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms that are key to look out for and that require further investigation. This is especially important given that bowel cancer is a potentially curable disease. Information about this can be found at:
In addition, further information is available on the BowelCancerUK website at:
Justin is delighted to have been appointed Fellow in Clinical Medicine at Downing College, Cambridge. This is in view of his educational and research activities, and he is responsible for the postgraduate students in Clinical Medicine.
Justin is the Principal Investigator at Addenbrooke’s Hospital for the COVIDSurg research project, which is an international group of surgical teams exploring the impact of COVID-19 on specialist surgical services.
The paper investigating the impact of COVID-19 on the provision of colorectal cancer surgery during the pandemic is now published, and can be found at https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/codi.15431
As part of Justin’s role as Topic Advisor for the Nice Colorectal Cancer Guidelines Committee, he is pleased to have contributed to the development of patient decision aid to help those with Lynch Syndrome in answering the question of whether to consider taking aspirin or not to reduce the chance of getting bowel cancer.
This NICE decision aid resource can be found at: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng151/resources
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