Neuroradiology Workshop for Neurosurgeons

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6th Neuroradiology Workshop for Neurosurgeons

This 2 day course is an interactive, case-based set of workshops of neuroradiological imaging. Each delegate is provided with a radiology workstation which contains a database of imaging viewed on a software that simulates how a clinician would view images at work.

Each workshop is jointly taught by a Neuroradiologist and Neurosurgeon with discussion centered around the interpretation and diagnosis of neuroradiological pathology, core to neurosurgery followed by  correlation of the imaging to the neurosurgical approach.

During the workshops, there will be teaching on the application of the different types of imaging modalities and basic applied physics to enhance the learning experience and understanding. Learning points will be reinforced with bite size presentations during the sessions. There is no didactic lecture based teaching.

The workshops are divided as below to cover all aspects of neurosurgical radiology

  1. Basic Concepts of Imaging
  2. Intracranial Space Occupying Lesions
  3. Intracranial Vascular Lesions
  4. Paediatrics
  5. Cranial Trauma
  6. Spinal Trauma
  7. Non-Traumatic Spinal Pathology


Neurosurgical Trainees ST1-ST6

Relevant Grades

ST1, ST2, ST3, ST4, ST5, ST6

Course Format

Computer-based workshop

Course Objectives

  • To understand the fundamentals of current neuroimaging techniques.
  • The role imaging plays in assisting neurosurgeons in diagnosis and surgical planning of common intracranial and spinal pathologies.
  • To inform and improve the day to day working neuroradiology knowledge of neurosurgeons.
  • Enhanced learning through case-based learning and discussion.
  • To instill confidence in delegates approach to imaging for the FRCS (SN) examination.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this 2 day course, delegates will be able to:

  • Interpret neuro-radiological investigations for multiple intracranial and spinal pathologies.
  • Describe the impact and influence on patient management of neuro-radiological investigations.
  • Apply knowledge of radiological investigations in practice, both in theater and on the wards.
  • Discuss how imaging is used to guide operative approach to a broad range of pathologies.


Course Fee: £450.00
Member/Fellow Course Fee: £405.00

Course Directors

Dr Ahmed Iqbal - Consultant Neuroradiologist

Dr Robin Joseph - Consultant Neuroradiologist

Mr Jerome St George - Consultant Neurosurgeon

Location Specific Details

Edinburgh - RCSEd

For more information on this course please contact:
+44 (0)131 527 1562

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I contact the Education Section?

The Education Section is open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm.  If you wish to contact a member of the team please see contact details below:

Education mailbox:

Phone number:  0131 527 1600

Will I receive CPD?

All RCSEd educational activity is awarded CPD hours. Please see individual course for specific award.

Will I receive a Certificate?

Yes, RCSEd Certificates of Attendance are awarded for all educational courses and are handed out at the end of the course (however, please note that where an event has a PASS or FAIL this will be posted to you after the event). 

What is RCSEd’s course cancellation policy?
  1. What happens if RCSEd cancels a course I am booked on?
  2. On occasion, RCSEd may need to cancel a course, for example if we are affected by an event out with our control or if it is not financially viable for us to deliver the course. If we do need to cancel, we will let you know as soon as possible and provide you with a full refund of course fees paid.

RCSEd shall incur no further liability (eg. travel or accommodation costs). You may wish to consider taking out appropriate travel insurance for any non-refundable costs you may incur when arranging to attend the course.

  1. What happens if I need to cancel my place on a course I am booked?
  2. If you cancel your place more than four weeks before the event date, you will incur an administration fee of 10% (or £50, whichever is greater) of the total course fee. NB: For course fees £250 and under, the cancellation fee is £30)

If you cancel your place less than four weeks before the course date, once the course has started, or you do not notify us, the total course fee will be charged, and no refund will be given.

Please also note that you cannot transfer your place on a Course to someone else.  This is because many of our courses have a waiting list, and we have an obligation to honour this.

  1. Can I cancel a course booking online?
  2. NO, cancellations must be made directly with the education team by email (
  3. Can I transfer to another date for the same course?
  4. YES, you can transfer to another date by contacting the Education section directly ( Please note that you can transfer only once and transfers can only be made if more than 4 weeks prior to the start of the course, without incurring additional costs.  Should you cancel again, no refund shall be given.

Should you have any further questions, the Education Team can be contacted on 0131 527 1600 or by email to

How do I book a place on an RCSEd course?

You can book a place for all our courses by visiting the RCSEd website, and selecting the course you wish to book.  Please note that you will need to register with the website in order to book.

For some regional and international courses you will need to book directly with the centre.  Please check individual courses for details.

You can also contact the Education Section by phone to book (0131 527 1600).

What payment methods do RCSEd accept?

Visa and MasterCard are accepted on the RCSEd website and over the phone to the education team.

All course bookings will receive a booking confirmation email:  this email acts as your receipt.

Request an Invoice:  If your course fees will be paid by a third party (eg trust, hospital, charitable fund) and they wish to be invoiced then they must provide us with an official purchase order.  We are unable to process applications without this.

The purchase order should be submitted with the application form and can be emailed to  Please note that we can only invoice organisations and not individuals.  Please check with your hospital or trust, as some may require you to pay yourself and then claim the money back.

Do I receive a discount if I am a Member of RCSEd?

A 10% discount is applied to all educational courses and events organised directly through RCSEd, for Members, Fellows, Associates and Affiliates.

Are you able to help me with my VISA application?

YES, RCSEd can provide you with a Visa support letter confirming the course details and fees paid by you.  This is only possible once you have booked your place on a course and RCSEd have received the full course fee.

If a course is fully booked what can I do? Is there a waiting list?

If a course appears full and you wish to be placed on a waiting list then please contact the education team directly by email or phone 0131 527 1600.

Do you provide lunch or refreshments?

YES, for all educational courses, refreshments are served throughout the day and lunch is provided if the duration is one day or more.


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Get in touch

If you have any questions about this course, please contact us and a member of our Education team will be happy to help you.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Phone: +44 (0)131 527 1562
Fax: +44 (0)131 557 6406