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Jackie Bullock

Patient representative Jackie’s interest in hernia stems from her own hernia journey. Following surgery in 2015 she was left with multiple incisional hernia which were repaired using mesh. Jackie is fully able to understand why patients associate post-operative pain with mesh as she did this herself for several years, however through discussions on social media …

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Susannah Hill

Patient representative Susannah required abdominal wall reconstruction surgery after suffering major complications from prior surgery. She describes how the abdominal reconstruction not only brought physical benefits, but having her tummy look beautiful again, has helped reduce her post-traumatic stress triggers. She hopes that with continued surgical advances that this surgery will become an option for …

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Nasra Alam

Surgical trainee representative

Nasra Alam is a specialist registrar in General and Colorectal Surgery, rotating through hospitals in the North West of England.

She has a keen interest in hernia surgery, in particular abdominal wall reconstruction and has presented at multiple hernia conferences and courses in relation to these areas.

BHS awards 2019

Travel awards 2019 Travel grants 2019 to attend EHS Hamburg 1. Sujay Shah, University College in London 2. Jola Olugbemi, West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds 3. Nader Habib Bedwani, King George Hospital, Ilford 4. James Pilkington, Manchester University Foundation Trust BHS Research awards 2019 A Sayers National collaboration (Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS FT as lead …

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A National Survey of Hernia Services and Surgeons

A National Survey of Hernia Services and Surgeons: Review of Current Practices Within the UK in association with the British Hernia Society Dear BHS member, In 2017, The European Hernia Society (EHS) appointed a working group comprised of 18 hernia experts from across Europe and published guidance for hernia centre and surgeon accreditation.  This was …

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