Mr Nick Hayes

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Mr Nick Hayes

AUGIS Role:
Honorary Treasurer

Undergraduate Training
Graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne Medical School.

Surgical Training
I trained in Surgery in the East Midlands and across the former Northern Region. I was appointed as Associate Professor of Surgery at the Chinese University of Hong Kong during 1996-1997.

Current Post
Consultant Surgeon at the Northern Oesophago Gastric Cancer Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne since 1998.

Research
Pre-malignant upper GI pathology and the dissemination of oesophageal and gastric tumours.

AUGIS Role
Elected to Council as representative for the Northern & Yorkshire Region 2004-06.
Elected Hon Treasurer 2006.

I am keen to preserve surgeons’ skills from attenuation by the constraints of EWTD and to maintain their role as patients’ advocates. We should encourage excellence in our trainees and continue to lead by example.

Hobbies
Cycling, skiing and playing bridge (badly).