In order to provide support to patients and carers OOSO works very closely with the clinical team. We have seen how meticulously they prepare patients for each operation. This preparation is clinical, mental and physical. An oesophagectomy is a very invasive procedure. This means that after the operation the patient ...
- My Story
I have been working as a consultant general surgeon since 2003.
I was appointed at the Oxford University Hospital in 2009 as Consultant Upper GI Surgeon with special interest in minimally invasive surgery applied to obesity and cancers of the stomach and oesophagus.
I live in Oxford with my family and enjoy walking and cycling in the British countryside as well as traveling abroad.
I am running the Blenheim Half-Marathon on 30 September and the Oxford Half-Marathon on 7 October 2018. My chosen charity is OOSO (Oxfordshire Oespohageal and Stomach Organisation) which has a current campaign to raise £10,000 for additional Intensive Care Beds at The Churchill Hospital.
Your helping me to reach my target will be another step closer to reducing the incidence of scheduled operations being cancelled because the allocated ITU Bed has been assigned to an unplanned emergency.