Interviewee: Oliver Warren
James talks to Dr Oliver Warren about the junior doctor’s approach to stomas and the two most common problems – the dusky stoma and the high output stoma.
Oliver Warren is a Colorectal Fellow at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney and an Honorary Lecturer in the Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial College London. He gained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2012 for which he was awarded the Gold Medal for Outstanding Performance. In 2009 he was awarded a doctorate for his thesis investigating the inflammatory response to cardiopulmonary bypass. In 2013 he was awarded the Association of Coloproctology of GB Ireland’s Travelling Fellowship, spending his fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, USA. To come to Australia he was awarded Imperial College London’s Simpson Smith Travelling Fellowship and the Association of Surgeons in Training’s Travelling Fellowship.
Oliver is the Clinical Director of ‘Prepare to Lead’, a leadership development mentoring scheme for doctors, now based at the King’s Fund, London, which he established in 2007. From 2009 – 2011 he was a member of the NHS National Leadership Council and in 2008 was seconded to the Department of Health where he worked as a clinical advisor to the under-secretary of state. He was a Leadership Fellow at the Health Foundation from 2007 – 2009 and in 2010 was runner-up in the BMJ’s ‘Junior Doctor of the Year’ award.
with Dr Oliver Warren (Colorectal Fellow at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, October 2014), New South Wales, Australia
Case – You’ve been called to see a patient with a stoma that is looking dusky
“The stoma has a high output”
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