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RCSEd Autumn Events in Birmingham

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20 Apr 2015


The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is pleased to be hosting the following events in Birmingham this October 2015.

Download the flyer here.

Career Development Day for SAS Surgeons

21 October 2015

RCSEd, Colmore Row, Birmingham

Following the success of last year’s Career Development Day for those in SAS grades, the College is pleased to be hosting a full day of discussion and informative presentations designed specifically for those of our membership who are clinicians of SAS grades.

Organised by the College’s SASLC (SAS and Locum Committee), the morning session will consist of professional talks given by Surgical Director of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers Mr Craig McIlhenny on Surgical Training, and a team from the JCST will present an interactive workshop on the support that ISCP can offer to SAS surgeons. This will be followed by an afternoon NOTSS (Non-technicial Skills for Surgeons) workshop session. This event has been accredited for 6 CPD points and the fee for attending is £50 Fellow/Member and £75 non-members.

To book a place click here.

Research Collaborative Meeting

‘Frontiers in Surgery - Research Collaboratives’

21 October 2015

Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham

West Midlands Research Collaborative LogoPrimarily aimed at surgical trainees from all surgical sub-specialties, this afternoon meeting also welcomes consultants, SAS graded clinicians, medical students, dentists and non-surgical specialty doctors. The day will comprise of short talks, a debate session with experts on the future of collaborative research and an outline of RCSEd support for trainee-led research collaboratives. Key speakers include Professor Dion Morton, Professor Steve Wigmore, Mr Ewen Harrison and Mr Aneel Bhangu. This event has been accredited 3 CPD points. This event carries no charge and will include lunch.

To book a place click here

The Faculty of Surgical Trainers Annual Meeting

‘Achieving Excellence in Surgical Training’

22 October 2015

Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham

The annual FST conference will use practical, real-life examples of excellent surgical training and explain how it can be achieved in today’s health service.

Lecture topics will cover:

•             How to be an excellent surgical trainer
•             Training in the era of competency-based assessment
•             How to address practical challenges in the provision of training
•             Creating and maintaining an excellent training environment

For further information visit www.rcsed.ac.uk/fst or to book to attend click here.

Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons (NOTSS)

23 October 2015

RCSEd Colmore Row, Birmingham

This is a one day course for consultant surgeons and post CCT trainees from all surgical specialties. The course examines the non-technical skills which underpin good operative performance using short talks, video simulated scenarios, an audience response voting system and small group discussions.

To book a place click here

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