Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision 1 Day Masterclass

Date: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Location: ICENI Centre, Colchester General Hospital

Fee: £650

1 Day Masterclass with Lectures & Live Surgery.

  • Patient Selection
  • Theatre Set up
  • Operative techniques
  • Controversies

Please note this course does not contain hands on Cadaver practice.

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Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision

Date: New Date TBC

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This course has been awarded 9.5 CPD points by The Royal College of Surgeons

This course was quality assured by the Royal College of Surgeons,

Day 1 Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, London Stansted Airport (March, October & November courses)
Holiday Inn, London Stansted Airport (June course)

Day 2 Venue: Evelyn Surgical Training Centre, Cambridge

Please note delegates must their own travel arrangements to the venues. The Evelyn Surgical Training Centre is a 40 minute drive from the Radisson Blu Hotel, via the M11.

Course Fee:£1000 includes one night’s accommodation and a course evening meal at the Hotel on Day 1

2 day masterclass for a maximum of 10 delegates with cadaveric simulation. One trainer and 2 delegates per cadaver. Areas covered include:

  • Patient selection
  • Theatre set-up
  • Operative techniques
  • Controversies

Recent Delegate Feedback :

  • Outstanding hands on course. I particularly liked Ralph Austin’s approach
  • Thanks so much for good preparation and performance of Ta TME workshop

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Lapco TT (Train the Trainer)

Dates:18/19 March 2019
(includes 2 night's accommodation 17/18 March and an evening meal)

Course Fee: £650 (includes two night’s accommodation (17th March & 18th March) and an evening course meal (Monday 18th March)

Suitable for: Consultants/Senior Registrars/Post CCT Trainees

This 2 day interactive course has been shown to substantially improve the efficiency and effectiveness of surgical training.

6 delegates with 4 faculty

Day 1

‘Dry skills’ (lectured and interactive role play)

Day 2 in theatre

Course Leader: Sharmila Gupta

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The STEPS Laparoscopic Colorectal Foundation Course


The STEPS Laparoscopic Colorectal Foundation Course, established by ETHICON in partnership with The ICENI Centre in Colchester, offers a foundation of training in laparoscopic colorectal surgery over six days, split between Colchester, Pinewood & JJI, Hamburg

Module One – 18th and 19th June 2019

The first two-day Module held in Colchester concentrates on anatomical considerations for right hemi colectomy, a step-wise approach to performing this operation laparoscopically, laparoscopic suturing techniques and operating theatre set-up for safe practice. There is also a live surgery demonstration. Delegates will also carry out dissection on synthetic models and animal tissue in our skills laboratory and gain an understanding of procedural complications.

In order for your application to be considered you must provide us with the following:

  • A covering letter stating why you should be considered for the course
  • Your current detailed CV
  • A letter of recommendation from your current supervisorrse

Forward the application details to Vikki Gibbs @

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