Core Surgery

Core Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery

Dates: 23rd & 24th October 2019 *FULLY BOOKED*

Course Fee: £900
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:

  • Very good course, well run and extremely useful. Every general surgery trainee should go to this course.
Miss Joanna Reed

Miss Joanna Reed

Course Leader

Basic Surgical Skills

Dates: 3rd & 4th October 2019 – *FULLY BOOKED*

4th & 5th June 2020 – email to be added to the waiting list

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.

Delegate Feedback, from a recent BSS course which received average score of 97% from the delegates:

  • It was an excellent two days. Loved everything about it. Regardless of my prior experience, the course still taught me a lot of things. Thank you very much.
  • Just like to say this was by far the best course I have attended in my 10 years in the NHS. Many Thanks to everyone involved with putting it together.
  • The BSS course has been two days of very intensive learning — my skills and knowledge have definitely been improved. Faculty was excellent.
  • The Staff were brilliant. They were very patient with me and gave feedback very professionally. I felt well supported and encouraged. Well done team.
    all the teachers were very supportive and very knowledgable, I love it. thank you
  • Excellent course, thank you. Special thanks to the catering team who did an excellent job
Abdusalam Abu-Own

Abdusalam Abu-Own

Course Leader
Sohail Choksy

Sohail Choksy

Course Leader

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