Tristan Boam is a paediatric surgery trainee with a research interest in oncology and evidence-based surgery. At the moment he is based in the Midlands and Norfolk areas, and likes to go climbing in his free time. Tristan is currently leading the National Cross-Speciality Survey of Practice for Paediatric Emergency Testicular Fixation, a collaborative study with general surgery and urology. This will hopefully give a snapshot of the UK practice of this procedure.
Aileen Rooney is a trainee in paediatric surgery based in Scotland. She has worked in various fields in paediatric surgery and has contributed key work in colorectal and anorectal malformations.