ABS Webinar Series

The ABS is here to support its members. The ABS webinar series is designed to provide additional educational opportunities to its members. For information about the ABS' webinar series please contact Margarita Bartholomew on mbartholomew@absgbi.org.uk or 020 7869 6853. Recordings of the webinars will be available to ABS members after the events

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The ABS is providing its webinar series to support the educational needs of its members and breast multidisciplinary team members.  To this end, all webinars are free to ABS members.  Non-members can register for up to 2 of the webinars.  Membership of the ABS is open to all surgeons, trainees, nurses and members of the breast MDT.  Please see the website for information of how to join here.

ABS would like to thank the following companies for their support of the webinar series: 



Medico-Legal Webinar

Please join us on 1 December 2020 at 7:00 pm.

The use of new medical devices: "first do no harm"

The iBRA study demonstrated that a variety of different types of mesh and implants are used in breast reconstruction. Many of these are new products with little long term outcome data. The recent Cumberlege report highlighted a lack of oversight when new medical devices are introduced. This webinar discussed the Cumberlege report, the importance of informed consent and the need for a robust database/ research network for assessing new medical devices. this webinar was held on 3 November 2020 at 7:00 pm.

ABS Webinar Recordings

The recordings from the ABS Webinar Series can be found on this page.

Pre-pectoral Reconstruction: How I do it

This webinar covered individual surgeons experience and of pre-pectoral reconstruction using different meshes. The session had an update from iBRA and a summary of the recently published data from the Breast and Cosmetic Implant registry. this webinar was held on 6 October 2020 at 7:00 pm.

Breast Implant-associated ALCL and Breast Implant Illness

This Webinar gave an update on ALCL and discussed the controversial subject of BII. this webinar was held on 1 September 2020 at 7:00 pm.

Personalised Breast Cancer Management

This webinar covered different aspects of personalised breast care management. This webinar took place on 4 August 2020.

Beyond the wire and alternative breast localization techniques

This webinar was held on 7 July 2020 at 7:00 pm. The webinar recording will be available on the website in due course.

ABS Covid-19 Webinar recordings

All webinar recordings from the series are available now!