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British Society of Emergency Radiology

Annual scientific and Education Conference 2023:

From Roadside to ITU


19th and 20th October 2023

Apex City of Bath Hotel

Bath, United Kingdom


We are very excited to announce that our upcoming BSER 2023 in-person conference will be held in Bath at Apex City of Bath Hotel on 19th and 20th October 2023. 

This year's theme will be From Roadside to ICU, covering radiological aspects of a patient's journey. 

We welcome all, including consultants, registrars, fellows, emergency clinicians and allied healthcare professionals who wish to broaden and deepen their knowledge in emergency imaging. 

We hope to see you all there. 


This is our provisional programme, and is subject to changes and final confirmation. 

This two day conference will provide 14 CPD points

Day 1: 


  • Registration


  • Welcome - Dr Chris McLeavy (Liverpool)


  • Initial Assessment

    • Roadside Assessment - Dr Jonathan Holme (Bath)

    • ED Assessment (Dr Nicki Morgan (Bristol)

    • Point of Care Ultrasound POCUS 
      Dr Marcin Pachucki (Gloucester)


  • Break


  • Neuro

    • Stroke - Dr Richard Dyde (Sheffield)

    • Non-Traumatic Neurological Emergencies -
      Dr Maurine Dunbar (London)


  • Lunch


  • Genitourinary

    • Gynaecological Emergencies -
      Dr Helen Oliver (Bath)

    • Acute Scrotum - Dr Jane Belfield (Liverpool)

    • Urological Emergencies - Dr Sarah Keegan 


  • Break


  • Scientific Session

    • Trainee Speakers


  • Paediatrics

    • Topic TBC - Dr Caren Landes (Liverpool)

    • Topic TBC - Dr Tom McDonald (Newcastle)

19:00 - 21:00

  • Conference Dinner

Day 2: 


  • ICU

    • ICU Perspective -  Dr Jonny Price (Bath)

    • Tubes and Lines - Dr Sahaj Kaur

    • Common ICU Complications - Dr Caron Sandhu (Bath)


  • Break

10:45 - 12:15 

  • Chest

    • Non-Traumatic Chest Emergencies - Dr Pia Charters (Bath)

    • Silver Chest Trauma - Dr Chris McLeavy (Liverpool)


  • Lunch



  • Special Topics

    • BSER Quiz - Dr Helen Oliver (Bath)

    • Elder Abuse - Dr David Tennant (Medica)

    • Imaging Body Packers - Dr Allan Andi (London)


  • Break


  • Interventional Radiology

    • Interesting Cases in Vascular and Non-Vascular IR - Dr Georgios Antoniades, Dr Lynn Ling, Dr Paul Scott (Hull)


  • Prize Awards

  • Closing Remarks


£400 for consultant (non BSER member)

£300 for consultant (BSER member)

£250 for other professionals including registrars, fellows etc (non BSER member)

£200 for other professionals including registrars, fellows etc (BSER member)

£25 for our membership

Please click here to find out more about the benefits of our membership programme. 

Please find registration form and payment details at the bottom of this page. 


Conference Dinner:

Around £50 for conference dinner. Please express your interest in the conference registration form. We will open conference dinner registration to everyone once we have made final arrangements. 

Venue and Travel:

BSER 2023 conference price

Our conference will be at the Apex City of Bath Hotel, James Street West, Bath, United Kingdom, BA1 2DA. 

This is located 9 minutes away on foot from the Bath train station. 

There are a number of bedrooms available for booking at your cost before 1st June 2023. Please email us for booking link and discount code. 

Great Western Railway offer conference fare to travel to Bath on trains. Please go to here and click Bath. 


We will be accepting e-poster for presentation with a prize at the end.

Please submit your abstract to by 24th September 2023 (we have extended it from 30th August to 24th September). Abstracts must be in .docx format, and the name of the document must be the title of your abstract. Word count should be below 200 words. In addition please include title, full name, affiliation and email addresses of all authors. 

For e-poster, we will provide more details once your abstract has been accepted. These will be available on site and on our website during our conference. 

By submitting, you are confirming that all authors have agreed for this submission. 

If accepted for poster or oral presentation, one of the authors must register and attend the conference. 

Registration and Payment:

Please complete the registration form below to attend BSER 2023 conference. 

Please note that your place is not confirmed until we have received your conference fee. Please click here for conference prices. 

Please inform us if you are no longer able to attend by emailing us. Registration fees will only be refunded, less £30.00 administration fee, for written cancellations received prior to 1st August 2023. Refunds will not be made for cancellations received after this date, but names substitutions will be allowed at any time. Please note that any refunds due will be paid after the conference has taken place.

All best endeavors will be made to present the programme as above. However, we reserve the right to alter or cancel, without prior notice, any of the arrangements, timetables or plans relating directly or indirectly to the conference, for any cause beyond their reasonable control. The Conference Organisers are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such alterations. Participants are advised to take out their own travel insurance and to extend their personal policy to cover personal possessions: the conference does not cover individuals against cancellations of bookings or theft of belongings. In the event that the conference is cancelled by the organisers, or cannot take place for any reason outside the control of the organisers, the registration fee shall be refunded in full. The liability of the organisers shall be limited to that refund and the organisers shall not be liable for any loss, cost or expense, howsoever caused, incurred or arising.

British Society of Emergency Radiology will use registration information for the purposes of event communication & information including but not exclusively; Registration details & payment information, programme information & updated, social functions associated directly with the event, accommodation and travel, speaker information & updates.

Please transfer the conference fee by bank transfer to

Bank: Lloyds

Account Name: British Society of Emergency Radiology

Sort Code: 30-99-50

Account No: 39930460

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BSER 2023 Conference Registration


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We would like to thank our speakers for coming to share their experiences. (more to be added)

Dr Richard Dyde

Richard is a Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiologist at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital Sheffield. Prior to his Consultant appointment in 2012 Richard completed 6 years of post-graduate medical training in Yorkshire and New Zealand. After General Radiology training in Merseyside, he spent 3 years as Neurointerventional Fellow at the Walton Centre NHS trust, Liverpool.

Richard’s sub-specialist interest is Neurovascular disease. He is a member of the NHS England Clinical Advisory Group for implementation of Mechanical Thrombectomy in Yorkshire.

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Dr Sarah Keegan

Sarah gained a Bsc Hons in Molecular Biology, before proceeding to a PGCE in Science and a career in secondary school education. Subsequently attending and graduating Warwick Medical School with honours, She spent a year Anatomy demonstrating at Manchester University before undertaking Radiology training at the Mersey School of Radiology. Specialist interests include gynaecological and urological radiology, but with education remaining an ongoing passion, engaging in regular local teaching as well as national radiology courses.

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Dr Caren Landes

"I have been a Consultant Paediatric Radiologist at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust since 2006.  


My expertise within paediatric radiology covers the full range of paediatric imaging including plain x-ray, ultrasound, fluoroscopy and cross sectional imaging (CT and MRI), but I have a special interest in musculoskeletal radiology and trauma, including imaging in suspected inflicted injury. 

I was the President for the British Society of Emergency Radiology and the Radiology Trauma Lead at Alder Hey and I was involved in the production of the RCR Guidelines for Imaging in Paediatric Major Trauma.  

I also lead the Orthopaedic, Rheumatology and Trauma MDT Meetings at Alder Hey.  

As a result of my expertise I receive regional and national referrals for review of musculoskeletal imaging from Radiologists and Clinicians with an emphasis on imaging in cases of suspected inflicted injury. "

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Dr Chris McLeavy

Dr McLeavy is a Consultant Radiologist with specialist interests in Emergency Imaging, Genitourinary and Neuroradiology Radiology. He works at a Major Trauma Centre in Liverpool where he is the former Clinical Lead for Imaging. He the current President at the British Society of Emergency Radiology (BSER) in addition to being Specialist Interest Group Lead for Trauma Imaging at the RCR, iRefer and FRCR 2A exam. He is a regular speaker at various national and international conferences and has published papers on a variety of topics related to acute imaging.

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Dr Helen Oliver

"I graduated from Southampton in 2007, and started my radiology training at the Norwich Radiology Academy in 2009. I worked LTFT after having my children, and completed my training in 2019 after transferring to the Severn Deanery in 2015.

I have worked as a Consultant Radiologist at the RUH since September 2019, with subspecialty interest in Gynaecological, Emergency and Critical Care imaging.

I am currently also lead for undergraduate radiology teaching at Bath."

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Dr David Tennant

David Tennant trained in medicine in Edinburgh and in radiology in London. He has been a consultant radiologist since 1994. He has always had an interest in emergency radiology, and has worked exclusively in this field since 2011. He was one of UK's initial offshore teleradiologists, reporting on-call trauma and other emergent surgical and medical studies, initially from Australia and now from UK. Although theoretically retired, he continues to work actively in this field. He has always enjoyed teaching and has recently lectured on the radiology of major trauma. He has contributed to the upcoming 3rd edition of the Standards of Practice and Guidance for Trauma Radiology. He has an active interest in raising radiologists' awareness of elder abuse, and this forms the subject of his lecture today.

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Dr Paul Scott, FRCP FRCR.

Consultant vascular/interventional radiologist and Honorary senior clinical tutor.


We deliver full range modern vascular IR as a tertiary vascular/cardiothoracic and trauma centre in Hull, and we co-deliver stroke mechanical thrombectomy alongside our neuro IR colleagues; 1st co –operative model in UK.


We would like to thank our sponsors for making our conference possible. 

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