Alder Hey surgeon features on BBC Hospital

Alder Hey surgeon features on BBC Hospital

Alder Hey surgeon features on BBC Hospital

4th Mar 2020

If you watched the recent episode of BBC's Hospital then you'd have seen one of our consultant paediatric surgeon's Professor Simon Kenny.

Also a professor at University of Liverpool, Simon has worked at Alder Hey since 2003. His surgical interests include minimally invasive paediatric surgery & urology & he has research interests in regenerative medicine & long-term outcomes in paediatric surgery.

Since 2017, Simon has been national clinical lead for paediatric surgery in Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme & is a clinical adviser & board member of the National Clinical Improvement Programme (NCIP). Simon chairs the Clinical Outcomes Committee of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons & is a patron of the Hirschsprung’s disease charity CHAMPS. In 2019 he was appointed as National Clinical Director for Children & Young People for NHS England.

Simon says:

"Alder Hey is somewhere where children & families come first. It is fantastic to work with the best group of clinicians, nurses, managers & staff I have come across in the NHS & abroad. The combination of high quality clinical services, strong national & international relationships, strong links with patient & parent support groups, research and innovation is an example for the NHS in general."

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