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Annual Scientific Update in Urogynaecology

Start: 10/11/2016 08:30
End: 11/11/2016 16:00

Location: RCOG
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Joint RCOG/BSUG meeting


The annual RCOG/BSUG urogynaecology meeting aims to update delegates on current issues and clinical practice in this specialty. The varied programme includes renowned speakers from the UK and abroad, and will stimulate thought and discussion. 

Who should attend?

  • All Consultants and Trainees in urogynaecology
  • Nurses and Physiotherapists with an interest in this field
  • SAS Doctors
  • Improve your overall knowledge of urogynaecology
  • Understand the basics of anatomy and epidemiology
  • Be able to comprehensively manage patients with varying urogynaecological conditions 

Learning objectives

  • Improve your overall knowledge of urogynaecology
  • Understand the basics of anatomy and epidemiology
  • Be able to comprehensively manage patients with varying urogynaecological conditions

Course organiser

Mr Christian Phillips MRCOG, Basingstoke

Honorary Director of Conferences

Mr Nick Panay MRCOG, London 

Course fees

The registration fee (inclusive of online discount and VAT at 20%) for this event is:

  • Standard rate: £525.00
  • RCOG Fellow/Member rate: £470.00
  • Trainee rate: £420.00
  • Allied Healthcare Professional rate: £355.00 

We will automatically allocate you a rate based on the information we hold about you in our database. 

Unfortunately if you are an Associate Member it is not currently possible to book online at the discounted member rate. We are working to remedy this, but in the meantime please contact us directly to book and receive your discount.

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Alternatively, you can book using the postal booking form, although if you book using this method you will not receive the online discount. 

If you would like your hospital or trust to be invoiced for your place, please read the events FAQs for further details.

For any queries regarding registration, please contact:

For any queries regarding sponsorship and exhibition, please contact Isabel DiVanna, Commercial Director:

For any other queries, please contact


Gold Sponsor - Stand N15 & N16: Astellas

Astellas is at the forefront of urology and has leading products in the areas of both overactive bladder, BPH and male LUTS.  We are committed to working with you to restore patients’ quality of life for these often distressing conditions, through the provision of high quality products and services for both the clinician and the patient. 

Bronze Sponsor - Stand N13 and N14: AllerganAllergan logo

Allergan is a unique, global pharmaceutical company, focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing innovative branded pharmaceuticals, high-quality generic and over-the-counter medicines and biologic products. We have a specialist focus on central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, cardiovascular, anti-infective therapeutic categories as well as a commitment to biosimilars. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with our customers to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

For more information, visit Allergan's website at

Other Exhibitors

Stand N1: June MedicalJune Medical logo

Passionately dedicated to female pelvic health.

JUNE MEDCIAL is dedicated to women’s health, providing health care professionals with high quality surgical solutions. We are passionate about helping improve the lives of patients with Pelvic health needs.


Karl Storz Endoscopy logo

Stand N2: Karl Storz Endoscopy

KARL STORZ has established itself worldwide as an international and highly regarded company offering a comprehensive product range encompassing all surgical endoscopic disciplines. Since its’ foundation in 1945, the family-owned KARL STORZ company has grown into a global manufacturer, distributor and service provider. The gynaecology portfolio includes all manner of 

KARL STORZ has established itself worldwide as an international and highly regarded company offering a comprehensive product range encompassing all surgical endoscopic disciplines. Since its’ foundation in 1945, the family-owned KARL STORZ company has grown into a global manufacturer, distributor and service provider. The gynaecology portfolio includes all manner of hysteroscopes, fluid pumps, colposcopes, laparoscopic equipment, including uterine manipulators and advanced imaging.

KARL STORZ also offer customer-defined support packages, including the provision of dedicated On-Site Technicians who work within hospitals to ensure that all surgical equipment is working first time, every time, allowing clinical staff to focus on the wellbeing of their patients.

For further information from KARL STORZ Endoscopy (UK) Ltd, please contact us: 

Stand N3: Boston ScientificBoston Scientific

Boston Scientific is dedicated to transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients globally. The women’s health business of Boston Scientific Corporation is a leading developer of medical technologies used by urologists, urogynaecologists and gynaecologists to treat a variety of urologic and gynaecologic conditions. We are changing the way the world thinks about delivering healthcare for women.

We provide devices, procedural resources and patient education tools that help to improve the treatment of:

  • stress urinary incontinence,
  • pelvic floor reconstruction, and
  • other women’s health issues

For more information contact Boston Scientific:

Stand N4: Genesis Medicalgenesis logo

Since its founding in 1986, Genesis Medical has served the UK Gynaecologists by providing unique and state-of-the-art products and after sales support of a high standard.

This policy has earned the company a leading position in the UK Urogynaecology market.

Genesis Medical contributes to education on the field by organising courses such as the UK Urogynaecology Nurses Association meetings. Later this year the company is organising the international Neurogenic Bladder course for ICS and the Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and a Competence in Urodynamics course for the Institute of Urology.

Stand N5: MediplusMediplus logo

Mediplus was established in the United Kingdom in 1986 and has used its expertise in manufacturing to develop and launch products for the Urology, Urogynaecology, Gynaecology, Gastroenterology, Anaesthetics, and General Surgery sectors.

Visit the Mediplus stand to see our range of Urology and Urodynamic products including our innovative Seldinger Suprapubic catheter S-CATHTM System and our Foley catheter for urethral use (available on FP10 Prescription).

For more than 25 years Mediplus has been manufacturing a range of Urodynamics products. The Mediplus Urodynamics Range has been viewed as the Gold Standard within the industry. Come and visit Mediplus to see the range.

Pick up a free sample of Alokui skin cream developed to help people whose skin may have been damaged by long-term use of incontinence pads and pants.


We are delighted to inform you that as of 1st September 2014, LiNA Medical UK Ltd. will change its name to KEBOMED (UK) Ltd.

The KEBOMED organization exists in all major EU markets (Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and France) and are highly successful organizations which carry a combination of in-house manufactured products; LiNA Medical, minimally invasive Gynaecological, SafeAir surgical smoke evacuation and the Certus Health range of minimally invasive instruments, along with other world leading manufacturers such as CareFusion and DynaMesh FEG.

Kebomed UK are proud to be launching the 2nd generation Lina Xcise cordless morcellator and Bipolar cutting loop for laparoscopic subtotal hysterectomy at this year’s RCOG Benign laparoscopic surgery course.

Please feel free to visit the Kebomed stand, where we will be pleased to highlight the new improvements following UK clinical feedback.

Stand N8: Cynosure, Inc.Cynosure logo

Cynosure, Inc. leads the world in aesthetic laser technologies and research, creating innovative, safe, and efficacious procedures for the treatments patients want most. These include hair removal, treatment of vascular and pigmented lesions, skin revitalization, tattoo removal, laser lipolysis to liquefy and remove unwanted fat, and the temporary reduction in the appearance of cellulite. Established in 1991, Cynosure has expanded its family of products through strategic acquisitions including Palomar, a pioneer in cosmetic laser and IPL systems. The company is headquartered in Westford, MA.

Stand N9: MedtronicMedtronic

As a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, Medtronic improves the health and lives of millions of people each year. We believe our deep clinical, therapeutic and economic expertise can help address the complex challenges — such as rising costs, aging populations and the burden of chronic disease — faced by families and healthcare systems today. No one can do it alone. That’s why we’re committed to partnering in new ways and developing powerful solutions that deliver better patient outcomes.

Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 85,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in nearly 160 countries. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together. . 

Stand N10: BK UltrasoundBK ultrasound logo

The BK name has a proud history and a reputation as an innovator in procedure-driven ultrasound.

Our newly launched bk3000 and the award-winning flex Focus™ systems have changed expectations for small footprint, extremely manouvreable, premium performance systems. The bk3000 systems uses technology developed for gaming, so that image processing in now done using GPU’s, instead of the conventional CUP used in the past; this gives improve image quality all depths and quicker frame rates.

We are a leading provider of real-time image guidance in diagnosis and surgery. The new systems are uniquely suited for many applications. Our groundbreaking Quantum Technology™, linked to a 3D transducer with built-in mover for automatic image acquisition, takes our takes our premium image quality to a level that has become the gold standard in endo-anal and pelvic floor scanning.

Cogentix logoStand N11: Cogentix Medical

Cogentix Medical, Inc. is a global medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets products for the minimally invasive treatment of voiding dysfunctions and endoscopy solutions. Cogentix Medical’s products include: the Urgent® PC Neuromodulation System, a non-drug, non-surgical office-based treatment for overactive bladder and associated symptoms of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence; Macroplastique®, an injectable urethral bulking agent for female stress urinary incontinence primarily due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency; Primesight EndoSheath® Endoscopy combines state-of-the-art endoscopic technology with a sterile, disposable microbial barrier, provides practitioners and healthcare facilities with a solution to meet the growing need for safe, efficient, and cost-effective flexible endoscopy.

Stand N12: SEPSEP logo

Speciality European Pharma Ltd (SEP) is an international urology/urogynaecology focused speciality company, dedicated to improving the range of products available to treat urological and gynaecological conditions.
Regurin® XL (prolonged release trospium chloride 60mg) is indicated for symptomatic treatment of overactive bladder.

Bulkamid® is a class leading, urethral bulking agent used in the treatment for patients suffering with stress urinary incontinence. More than 30,000 women have been treated to date with Bulkamid in a procedure that is performed under endoscopic control using Bulkamid Urethral Bulking System.

Albyn Medical logoStand N17: Albyn Medical Ltd

Albyn Medical Ltd & Neomedic International: “The Continence Company” that provides you with the right product for every case.

Prolapse solutions:

  • MIPS: Minimal invasive prolapse system with anchor sacrospinous fixation.
  • SURELIFT™: Fully adjustable universal prolapse mesh, for anterior and posterior vault prolapse, with sacrospinous fixation system.
  • ANCHORSURE™: Reliable least invasive anchoring system for sacrospinous fixation.
  • UPLIFT™: The laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy mesh with promontory fixation system

Urinary incontinence solutions:

  • FEMALE REMEEX™. The unique lifetime adjustable system for Female Stress Urinary Incontinence, for ISD and Recurrent patients. Excellent results in complex patients.
  • MALE REMEEX™. Unique lifetime re-adjustable system for Male Stress Urinary Incontinence. Excellent results, minimal complications and physiological urination.
  • NEEDLELESS™: Needleless System is the only Single Incision sling that can match TOT results. This means, the only system that offers the single incision benefits, with similar results as the traditional sling. The only single incision sling with completed FDA 522 Post marketing Surveillance Study.
  • KIM™: Knotless Incontinence Mesh. The tissue friendly mesh for urethral support, Microelastic and Macrorigid.

Stand N20: British Society of Urogynaecology (BSUG)BSUG logo

The British Society of Urogynaecology (BSUG) was founded in 2001 following a request from the RCOG for a urogynaecology society which might assist the College in matters pertaining to the subspecialty. The Society now has over 300 members, both full (consultant) and associate (non-consultant). 

The Society’s main function is to set and raise standards in urogynaecology by providing guidelines, training, research and clinical meetings (in conjunction with the RCOG).

For more information visit the RCOG profile on BSUG or visit the BSUG website.


Complementary courses

Understanding Urodynamics, 26 – 28 September 2016

Joint RCOG/BSUG meeting

This course will give an up-to-date perspective of the assessment and management of lower urinary tract dysfunction in women, covering both theoretical and practical aspects. Topics that will be covered include: good practice in urodynamics, purchasing and setting up equipment, interpretation of urodynamic traces, investigation in neurological and elderly patients and the role of complex urodynamics. The course will be delivered using lectures, interactive case discussion, hands-on demonstration of equipment and video demonstration.

View further information and to book your place.

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