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External Courses and Events

This section provides details about courses and events provided by external organisations.  Please note, that the College does not necessarily recognise or endorse these courses or events and we are unable to answer questions about them.  If you would like your course or event to appear on this page, please download the external events form and return to education@rcsed.ac.uk.

Please see the information provided for each individual course/event for contact details.


24th Dundee Advanced Rhinoplasty Course

Organisation: Surgical Skills Centre – University of Dundee
Event Date(s): 28th - 30th August 2019
Fee: £755.00 / £655.00
Venue: Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee
Aimed at: ENT and Plastics Trainees and Consultants
CPD: N/A

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Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility PPI Summer School

Organisation: Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility
Event Date(s): 29th & 30th August 2019
Fee: £200.00
Venue: Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, EH4 2XU
Aimed at: Health researchers brand new or lack confidence in Patient Public Involvement in research
CPD: N/A

Contact for further information

E-mail: education@edinburghcrf.ed.ac.uk
Web Link: https://tinyurl.com/PPISummerSchool2019

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BOA Annual Congress 2019

Organisation: British Orthopaedic Association
Event Date(s): 10th-13th September 2019
Fee: This will be available on the Congress website
Venue: ACC Liverpool
Aimed at: Healthcare Professionals
CPD: These will be available on the Congress website

Contact for further information

E-mail: events@boa.ac.uk
Telephone: 02074061765
Web Link: http://congress.boa.ac.uk/

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ENT UK September Annual Meeting

Organisation: ENT UK
Event Date(s): Friday 13 September 2019
Fee: TBC
Venue: Grand Connaught Rooms, London
Aimed at:
CPD: TBC

Contact for further information

E-mail: events@entuk.org
Web Link: https://www.entuk.org/events/769

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The 6th International Surgical Aspects of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation Course

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 17 & 18 September 2019
Fee: On request
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle
Aimed at: Cardiothoracic surgeons and trainees
CPD: Pending

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Upper GI Cancer Cadaveric Course

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 30 September -1 October 2019
Fee: £995 for dissector
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Aimed at: ST3-ST8, Consultants
CPD: TBC

Contact for further information

E-mail: louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: (+44) 191 213 8589
Web Link: https://www.nstcsurg.org

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Talking Nutrition in Chronic Disease

Organisation: Food Matters Training
Event Date(s): 2nd October 2019
Fee: £230 for GPs £190 for members of RCGP and BSLM £160 for trainees, HCAs, nurses
Venue: Newcastle
Aimed at: Healthcare professionals wanting to gain a solid grounding in nutritional science, how nutrition can impact health outcomes in chronic disease and multimorbidities, and how to engage patients in conversations about diet and health
CPD: 6 hours Accredited by RCGP, BSLM and SCOPE/World Obesity

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Rectal Prolapse Surgical Management Cadaveric Course

Organisation: Surgical Skills Centre – University of Dundee
Event Date(s): 2nd - 4th October 2019
Fee: £950.00
Venue: Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee
Aimed at: Consultants, Fellows and ST7 to ST8 with an interest in pelvic floor dysfunction
CPD: N/A

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The Student & Foundation Doctors in Otolaryngology (SFO) Annual Meeting 2019

Organisation: ENT UK
Event Date(s): Saturday 12 October 2019
Fee: TBC
Venue: Birmingham Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Aimed at:
CPD: TBC

Contact for further information

E-mail: events@entuk.org
Web Link: https://www.entuk.org/events/765

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RCR19 – The Royal College of Radiologists Annual Conference

Organisation: The Royal College of Radiologists
Event Date(s): Monday 14 – Wednesday 16 October 2019
Fee: To see registration fee options, please follow this link: https://www.rcr.ac.uk/college/rcr19/book-place
Venue: The ACC Liverpool, kings dock, Kings Dock St, Liverpool L3 4FP
Aimed at: Clinical Radiologists, Clinical Oncologists and associated professionals
CPD: Yes

Contact for further information

E-mail: conf@rcr.ac.uk
Web Link: https://www.rcr.ac.uk/college/rcr19/

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EUROSPINE 2019

Organisation: EUROSPINE, The Spine Society of of Europe
Event Date(s): 16–18 October 2019
Fee: From €300 for EUROSPINE members (early bird fee)
Venue: Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre, Messuaukio 1, 00520 Helsinki (Finland)
Aimed at: Orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, spine surgeons, trauma surgeons, researchers, other clinical practice

Contact for further information

E-mail: marketing@eurospine.org
Web Link: http://www.eurospinemeeting.org/helsinki2019

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Anatomy and Surgical Exposures in Orthopaedics Course

Organisation: Orthopaedic Institute
Event Date(s): 17 & 18 October 2019
Fee: £300.00
Venue: Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital
Aimed at: All levels of orthopaedic trainees but most pertinently for those preparing for their FRCS (Tr & Orth) examinations.

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Orthotic Management of Contractures: an ORLAU course

Organisation: Orthopaedic Institute
Event Date(s): 24th October 2019
Fee: £95.00
Venue: Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital
Aimed at: Rehabilitation/Orthopaedic Doctors, Orthotists, Physiotherapists, Clinical Scientists/Engineers, Occupational Therapists

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Advanced Temporal Bone Surgery Course

Organisation: Surgical Skills Centre - University of Dundee
Event Date(s): 30th October - 1st November 2019
Fee: £805.00
Venue: Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee
Aimed at: ST4 or above. Consultants are welcome
CPD: N/A

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7th Edinburgh Clinical Research Methodology Course (ECRMC)

Organisation: Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility
Event Date(s): 11th & 12th November 2019
Fee: £200.00
Venue: John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AY
Aimed at: Practitioners at all levels from all disciplines (medical, allied health professionals, nursing and midwifery staff and scientists) who have an interest in or are actively engaged in clinical research.
CPD: TBC

Contact for further information

E-mail: education@edinburghcrf.ed.ac.uk
Web Link: https://tinyurl.com/ECRMC19

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Surgery 2030: Transformative. Technologies

Organisation: NIHR Surgical MedTech Cooperative
Event Date(s): 19th November 2019
Fee: Free
Venue: Cloth Hall Court, Quebec Street, Leeds LS1 2HA
Aimed at: Clinicians, academics, scientists, industry partners, patients and the public
CPD: N/A

Contact for further information

E-mail: Sheila Boyes s.boyes@leeds.ac.uk
Telephone: (0) 113 206 6986
Web Link: http://surgicalmic.nihr.ac.uk/news-events/national-meeting-2019/

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Edinburgh Clinical Trials Management Course

Organisation: Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility
Event Date(s): Thursday 14th – Friday 15th November 2019
Fee: £535 (NHS/Academic Rate) Venue:
Venue: John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AY
Aimed at: Relevant to individuals currently involved in the management of Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs), including trials assistants, trial coordinators, projects assistants and clinical research staff, as well as those who are new to the clinical research field.
CPD: Yes (Points tbc)

Contact for further information

E-mail: education@edinburghcrf.ed.ac.uk
Web Link: https://tinyurl.com/ECTMC19

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Skin Lesion Excision and Local Flap Course

Organisation: Medical Skills Hub
Event Date(s): Saturday 16th November 2019
Fee: £225.00
Venue: The Old Ship Hotel, Kings Road, Brighton
Aimed at: Medical Students, Foundation Doctors and Core Trainees with an

Contact for further information

E-mail: team@medicalskillshub.com
Telephone: 01342 330 430
Web Link: http://www.medicalskillshub.com

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Paediatric Emergency Cadaveric Trauma Course

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 14 – 15 November 2019
Fee: DISSECTOR FEE: £1200 NURSES: £150 ANAESTHETISTS: £150
Venue: Freeman Hospital , Newcastle Upon Tyne
Aimed at: The operative techniques focus on management of truncal and junctional zone injuries. The lectures, discussions and case studies explore the principles of damage control surgery in children, working in multi-specialty surgical teams and the human factors of managing under extreme pressure. Experience is shared from military and humanitarian surgeons as well as recent major incidents in the UK
CPD: 12 CPD

Contact for further information

E-mail: Lorraine.Waugh@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: 0191 223 1264
Web Link: www.nstcsurg.org

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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Masterclass

Organisation: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Centre Of Excellence
Event Date(s): Tuesday 26th November 2019 – 9am – 6pm
Fee: Consultants £250, Trainees £200, Physios £125
Venue: Double Tree Hilton Hotel, Manchester, UK
Aimed at: Cardiothoracic, Neuro, Plastic, Hand, Orthopaedic and Vascular Surgeons. Pain Physicians, Physiotherapists Treating the Upper Limb
CPD: Certificate of Attendance (CPD Applied for)

Contact for further information

E-mail: louis@toscoe.com
Web Link: www.toscoe.com

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Temporal Bone Course

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 2nd December 2019
Fee: £275.00 Dissector Fee
Venue: Freeman Hospital , Newcastle Upon Tyne
Aimed at: CT2-ST8
CPD: TBC

Contact for further information

E-mail: louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: 0191 2138589
Web Link: https://www.nstcsurg.org

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18th Foot & Ankle Course

Organisation: Orthopaedic Institute
Event Date(s): 2nd to 4th December 2019
Fee: £550.00
Venue: Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital
Aimed at: ST3-8 Trainees, SAS Doctors and newly-appointed Consultants
CPD: 18 hours CPD

Contact for further information

E-mail: Sian.jones36@nhs.net
Telephone: 01691 404 661
Web Link: https://www.orthopaedic-institute.org/the-17th-oswestry-foot-ankle-course.html

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Sports Knee Injury Cadaveric Course

Organisation: Orthopaedic Institute
Event Date(s): 9th December 2019
Fee: £100.00
Venue: Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital
Aimed at: ST3-8 Orthopaedic Trainees
CPD: 6 hours CPD

Contact for further information

E-mail: Sian.jones36@nhs.net
Telephone: 01691 404 661
Web Link: https://www.orthopaedic-institute.org/sports-knee-meeting-9-december-2019.html

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Intensive Course in Basic Science in Orthopaedics

Organisation: Orthopaedic Institute
Event Date(s): 12th to 17th January 2020
Fee: £940.00
Venue: Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital
Aimed at: ST3-8 Orthopaedic Trainees

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Radioactive Occult Lesion Localisation (ROLL) workshop for localisation of non-palpable breast tumours

Organisation: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Event Date(s): 23rd & 24th January 2020
Fee: £300
Venue: Breast Surgery Unit, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UZ
Aimed at: This two-day workshop will provide multiple presentations and videos showing the technique, how to set up the service and hands-on demonstration of the required equipment. The second day will provide live demonstration of surgery in theatre for surgeons. The pathologists can visit the laboratory and see the processing of specimens. The radiologists can visit the department to see live localisations. Visit to the nuclear medicine department can also be organised during the second day.
CPD: 11 CPD points approved

Contact for further information

E-mail: Maged.hussien@nnuh.nhs.uk

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THE UK TRANSORAL ROBOTIC SURGERY CONFERENCE AND CADAVERIC HANDS ON DISSECTION COURSE

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 23-24 March 2020
Fee: £1200.00
Venue: Freeman Hospital , Newcastle Upon Tyne
Aimed at: Senior Trainees and Consultants
CPD: Pending

Contact for further information

E-mail: louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: 0191 2138589
Web Link: www.nstcsurg.org

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BritSpine 2020

Organisation: United Kingdom Spine Societies Board (UKSSB) and their constituent societies (BASS, BSS, SBPR, BASCIS and NBP-CN)
Event Date(s): 1st – 3rd April 2020
Fee: £125 to £550 (Subject to change, dependant on membership and/or roles – full fee table to be released when registration opens)
Venue: Wembley Stadium, London
Aimed at: All healthcare professionals including surgeons, physiotherapists, nurses, health researchers, basic scientists, medical students, local and national commissioners and others who has an interest in spinal care.

Contact for further information

E-mail: ukssb@boa.ac.uk / britspine@archer-yates.co.uk
Web Link: www.BritSpine.com

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Robotic Urology Cadaeric Course

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 4-5 May 2020
Fee: £1200
Venue: Freeman Hospital , Newcastle Upon Tyne
Aimed at: Available to all Urology Training Grades/Consultants
CPD: Pending

Contact for further information

E-mail: louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk
Telephone: 0191 2138589
Web Link: www.nstcsurg.org

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Upper Limb Trauma Cadaveric Course

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 5 – 6 March 2020
Fee: £1595 for dissector
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Aimed at: The day has been designed with maximum hands on operating time, so that every delegate will be able to perform every procedure under direct supervision, in a unique intensive series of practical surgical cadaveric workshops. In addition, the faculty will provide didactic lectures an open forum and case base discussions

Contact for further information

E-mail: Lucy.Thomas@nuth.nhs.uk
Web Link: www.nstcsurg.org

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UK Colorectal Robotic Surgery Conference And Cadaveric Hands On Dissection Course

Organisation: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Event Date(s): 4 – 5 June 2020
Fee: £1200 for dissector
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Aimed at: This course is designed to facilitate the surgeon with didactic and hands on cadaveric training experience. Conducted by a faculty of experienced surgeons, this is an intensive two day course of lectures, debate, exchange and practical hands on experience on Colorectal procedures using an XI Da Vinci Robot.

Contact for further information

E-mail: Lucy.Thomas@nuth.nhs.uk
Web Link: www.nstcsurg.org


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