The @OpCOVID Team

Operation COVID is delivered by the Welsh Surgical Research Initiative

Project Lead:
Andrew Beamish

General Surgery Registrar and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Swansea University, UK. @beamishaj

Andrew's principal research interests are adolescent obesity and bariatric surgery. He is currently engaged in funded research within the UK, Sweden, Netherlands and USA.
Other academic roles include Assistant Editor at the International Journal of Surgery @IJSurgery and Editorial Board Member of Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases @SOARD_journal.
Andrew is a past-president of the UK's Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) @asitofficial, representing all UK trainees across all disciplines of surgery.


Richard Egan

Consultant Endocrine and General Surgeon and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Swansea University, UK. @MrRJEgan

Richard's principal interests are in endocrine surgery and surgical education. He is currently engaged in research exploring the optimisation of surgical training and trainee safety and wellbeing.
Additional roles include RCSEng College Tutor and Clinical lead for general surgery at Swansea Bay University Health Board.

Collaborators

Wyn G Lewis

Professor of Surgery, Consultant Oesophagogastric and General Surgeon, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.
@wynglewis

Rhiannon Harries

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon, Swansea University.
@RhiHarries

Chris Brown

Surgical Registrar, Health Education and Improvement Wales.
@Dr_Chris_Brown

David Robinson

Surgical Registrar, Health Education and Improvement Wales.
@DaveRobinson90

Osian James

Surgical Registrar, Health Education and Improvement Wales.
@OsianP

Lilly Harper-Ryan

Foundation Doctor, Health Education and Improvement Wales.
@LillyRyanHarper

Arfon Powell

Surgical Registrar, Health Education and Improvement Wales.
@PowArG07

Katie Mellor

Surgical Registrar, Health Education and Improvement Wales.
@Katie_Mellor_

Rhys Thomas

Surgical Registrar, Health Education and Improvement Wales.
@rhysthomas598

Alex Williams

Surgical Registrar, Health Education and Improvement Wales.
@Alex_CWilliams

Luke Hopkins

Surgical Registrar, Health Education and Improvement Wales.
@Luke__Hopkins

Tom Evans

Surgical Registrar, Health Education and Improvement Wales.
@TomEvan29819741

Sophie Lewis

Core Surgical Trainee, Severn Deanery.
@sophiemlewis1

Tarig Abdelrahman

Surgical Registrar, Health Education and Improvement Wales.
@TazAbdel

James Ansell

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon, Health Education and Improvement Wales.
@jzm0ja

Oliver Luton

Surgical Registrar, Health Education and Improvement Wales.
@LutonOliver