Event: Surgeon, 8 November 2013

Tim UnderwoodBook your place for an evening of conversation, real-life surgical footage and working demonstrations on Friday, 8 November 2013, 7 to 8.30pm, at the Winchester Discovery Centre.

Taking you to the scalpel’s edge in the theatres of a leading surgical centre, surgeon Tim Underwood sheds light on a life in scrubs; the pressure, the surgery, the challenges, the drive to improve.

Surgeon is Tim Underwood’s personal story of a surgical career, the challenges he confronts every day and his efforts to help eradicate oesophageal cancer.

The evening features

  • anatomy of a surgeon’s life
  • open and keyhole surgery on screen
  • human error in the operating theatre
  • fighting the ‘heartburn’ cancer
  • live demonstrations.

An award-winning surgeon and Medical Research Council clinician scientist, Tim Underwood is an upper gastrointestinal specialist at Southampton, combining surgical practice with research to improve patients’ outcomes and oesophageal cancer diagnosis, treatment and care. Tim is also a trustee of Heartburn Cancer Awareness & Support, and is running the 2013 New York Marathon with colleagues to raise £100,000 for Cancer Research UK.

Tickets are £5, and £4.50 for concessions. You can book online or through the box office by calling 01962 873 603.

Posted on Friday 1 November 2013