The Current Approaches to Understanding Surgical Error Symposium culminates in a public lecture delivered by Mr Henry Marsh. Please book your tickets for what promises to be a fascinating insight into the cognitive and emotional demands placed by life in the operating theatre.
Mr Marsh read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford University before studying medicine at the Royal Free Hospital in London, graduating in 1979. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1984 and was appointed Consultant Neurosurgeon at Atkinson Morley's/St.George's in 1987. He has been the subject of two major documentary films: Your Life in their Hands (BBC 2003 ) which won the Royal Television Society Gold Medal and The English Surgeon (2009) which won an Emmy. He has recently published Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Seath and Brain Surgery (2014). An astonishingly candid insight into the life and work of a modern neurosurgeon - its triumphs and disasters. He has lectured widely on the subject of hospital architecture and design, keeps bees and makes furniture in his spare time. He was made a CBE by HM the Queen in 2010.