Core Surgery

Basic Surgical Skills


24th & 25th May 2021 *FULLY BOOKED*

8th & 9th July 2021 *FULLY BOOKED*

Autumn 2021 TBC

Course Fee: £610
Suitable for: FY1-CT2

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

This two-day course is designed to provide an introduction to safe surgical practice within a controlled workshop environment. It covers open surgery, wound management and minimal access surgery. There is intensive hands-on practice of basic skills plus personal feedback on performance and advice for further practice.

Candidate comments, from our BSS course in October 2019:

  • All of the faculty members are very efficient, supportive and easy to approach when difficulty arise. They work collaboratively amongst
    each other in order to achieved the learners learning objectives.
  • All surgeons were actively involved
  • Good faculty and very helpful
  • The faculty was great in assistance and giving continuous feedback
Abdusalam Abu-Own

Abdusalam Abu-Own

Course Leader
Sohail Choksy

Sohail Choksy

Course Leader

Core Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery

Dates: 21st & 22nd October 2021

Course Fee: £1000
Suitable for: CT1-2, ST3-4

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

This two-day course is designed to provide surgical trainees with the technical skills required to perform the most common laparoscopic general surgical operations: cholecystectomy, appendectomy and repair of a perforated duodenal ulcer. The emphasis is on practical exercises using bench-top models. There is individual tuition and personal feedback on performance with advice for further practice.

The course fee includes all tuition, pre-course online materials and a 2-course hot lunch on both days.

The course has been agreed on an intercollegiate basis and trainees who complete the course will be issued with certification that will be reciprocally recognised by all four Royal Surgical Colleges.

A comment from our most recent course in March 2020:

  • Ms. Reed and Mr. Hanson were exceptional teachers. The were both very knowledgeable and patient.
Miss Joanna Reed

Miss Joanna Reed

Course Leader

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