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Morgan McMonagle
Morgan McMonagle works as a consultant general, trauma and vascular surgeon at UHW and an honorary consultant trauma and vascular surgeon at St Mary’s hospital, London

Morgan has worked closely with Touch Surgery UK to develop a cutting edge education platform to train the next generation of surgeons. He is a widely published author in the field of surgery and additionally an internationally acclaimed author of books including 'Trauma Code Red: Companion to Definitive Surgical Trauma Skills Course'; a Finalist in the 'BMA Medical Book Awards 2019' in six categories and 'Vascular and Endovascular Surgery At A Glance', also a Finalist in the 'BMA Medical Book Awards 2015' in six categories.

He was nominated for the 'Innovation in Surgical Education' award at RCSEng (7th June 2019), which recognises the teams and individuals making a significant impact in surgical education and was also chosen to be profiled as part of the RCSEng ‘Humans of Surgery’ to highlight the various contributions being made to both the RCSEng, surgical education and the NHS as a whole.
Mr Alastair Windsor
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, HCA Healthcare UK.

Mr Windsor is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon with HCA Healthcare UK, based out of London Digestive Surgery at the London Digestive Centre in Marylebone. He has recently retired from the NHS having been on the consultant staff at St James University Hospital, Leeds (1997 – 1999), St Mark’s Hospital, London (1999 – 2006) and University College Hospital London. (2006 – 2019).

He is fortunate to still maintain an expertise and a very busy specialist referral practice in colorectal surgery operating at the Princess Grace Hospital, The London Clinic and King Edward VII in London. His clinical focus has been to a large extent on the management of complex inflammatory bowel disease and its surgical complications. He was formally surgical lead for the national intestinal failure unit at St Mark's Hospital and surgical lead for the intestinal failure unit at UCLH.

Part of the work in the IF Unit was also the management of complex and recurrent incisional hernias and abdominal wall defects. Through this work he has developed an equally busy national referral practice in abdominal wall reconstruction. He is a board member of the British Hernia Society and organises and co-chairs the highly successful Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Europe, international meeting in February, now in its fifth year.

He has over one hundred and fifty peer reviewed publications, book chapters and books and he remains a committed surgical researcher, trainer and educator.
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