The College’s ongoing programme of webinars is an important resource for those looking to consolidate their knowledge and understanding or keep up with the latest developments in their chosen field. The webinars cover a wide range of specialties and disciplines while offering a convenient remote learning opportunity.

Most of the webinars are recorded and these recordings are made available in the College's webinar archive.

Upcoming webinars Archived recordings

Upcoming webinars

Visit this page regularly to find details of our upcoming webinars. To attend one of our live events you will need to register in advance.

Surgical Careers Support
Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
NCIA – tips for success  Consultant surgeons applying for NCIA 30th March 2023  19:00 - 20.00 BST   N/A  Register
Intercollegiate SAS/LED Education Website Launch All SAS grades, Locally employed doctors and Not in training grade surgeons 3rd April 2023 18:30 - 19.30 BST N/A Register
Applying for Surgical Training

This webinar series aims to guide attendees through the application process for the surgical training. Over the course of 7 webinars we will cover different aspects of the surgical portfolio from audits to teaching and getting theatre experience, as well as postgraduate exams and interviews.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Introduction to Surgical Training  Senior medical students and foundation doctors 5th April 2023  19:00 - 20.00 BST   N/A  Register
Cardiothoracic Surgery

RCSEd are pleased to work in collaboration with the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland (SCTS) to produce a series of webinars for Cardiothoracic trainees and consultants.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Advanced preoperative investigations for cardiothoracic surgery Surgical trainees, consultant cardiac and thoracic surgeons, surgical care practitioners, medical students, cardiology trainees, anaesthetists and intensivists 25th April 2023  19:00 - 20.00 BST  1  Register
Dental Examinations
Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
RCSEd Dip Imp Dent Exam information session Candidates sitting the exam at the next diet and anyone who is considering applying to sit the exam. 12th June 2023 12:00 - 14:00 BST  N/A Register
Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care

The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care is pleased to present a series of webinars aimed at pre-hospital, ED and critical care teams.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Drowning – Physiology to Resus! Pre-hospital practitioners who may respond to water based incidents   17th April 2023  19:00 - 20.00 BST  1 Register
Faculty of Remote, Rural and Humanitarian Healthcare
Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Global Trauma Care in Remote, Rural & Humanitarian Healthcare Anyone interested in global healthcare / low resource training and global trauma 25th April 2023 16:00 - 17.00 BST 1 Register
What do you need to be a rural generalist medical practitioner? – GP’s All general practitioners, including trainees involved in remote, rural or island health care provision globally 27th April 2023 19:00 - 20:00 BST 1 Register
Individuals working for Civil Society Organisations (CSO) / Non Governmental Organisations (NGO) in Low Middle Income Countries (LMIC). Remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare professionals, individuals and organisations living and working in low resource settings or contemplating volunteering in remote and rural locations 15th May 2023 19:00 - 20:00 BST 1 Register
Faculty of Dental Trainers
Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Webinars – can they change clinical practice? All members of the dental team with an interest in dental training and education 24th May 2023 19:00 - 20:00 BST 1 Register
Faculty of Surgical Trainers

The Faculty of Surgical Trainers is pleased to present a series of webinars aimed at supporting and developing surgeons in their role as surgical trainers. This series will have relevance for all those who have an active interest or involvement in surgical training.

Please join us for lively and informative discussions. There will be plenty of opportunity for you to put your questions to the experts.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Surgical metacognition – smarter decision making for surgeons Surgeons and surgical trainers across specialties 5th September 2023 19:00 - 20:00 BST 1 Register
Hernia Masterclass

After the success of the first season the RCSEd Surgical Specialty Board (SSB) in General Surgery is delighted to partner with the British Hernia Society in our second ‘Hernia Masterclass Webinar Series’ focussing on the state-of-the-art management of hernias. This series has been carefully designed to take the participants through essential aspects of hernia management covering a wide range of topics. This series will be suitable for general surgeons at all stages of their career. We are particularly keen to encourage surgical trainees in the UK and internationally to attend this series. The RCSEd SSB and the BHS are committed to address the training needs of our surgical trainees whose training has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Each webinar will include contributions from multiple speakers and attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions during an interactive Q&A session at the end.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Understanding the abdominal wall from anatomy to radiology General surgeons and surgical trainees 12th April 2023  19:00 - 20:00 BST  1 Register
Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  

Patients with poor prognosis 6s – dealing with the challenge

Orthodontic StRs and postgraduate trainees, those interested in sitting RCSEd MOrth exam 27th April 2023 19:00 - 20:00 BST  1 Register
Robotics and Surgery: Innovating for the Future

Our new webinar series, 'Robotics and Surgery: Innovating for the Future', focuses on the topic of robotics and its impact on the future of surgery. This series will dive into the work RCSEd has been striving forward on and will look at the future development of surgical practices, increased deployment of robotics training, and the creation of a key framework to help support the future of the multidisciplinary robotic surgical team. Joined by expert clinicians from across the field, tune in and gather valuable insights that will encourage and inspire you to take advantage of the modern approaches to surgery and build your knowledge to deliver greater care for your patients.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Non-Technical Skills for Robotic-Assisted Surgery Trainees and consultants, wider team members, robotic scrub practitioners 24th April 2023 19:00 - 20:00 BST 1 Register
Skull Base Surgery

This series illustrates one of the most formidable aspects of neurosurgical practice - the skull base.  We will provide a selection of webinars on lateral and anterior skull base surgery.  Established techniques as well as newer approaches are discussed.  Webinars will be delivered both by practitioners with many years practice and those who are up and coming in the field.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Pituitary surgery Neurosurgical trainees, trainees/doctors in allied specialties (endocrinology, neuro-ophthalmology) 13th April 2023  19:00 - 20:00 BST  1 Register 
Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery – Eyebrow Keyhole Approach Neurosurgical trainees, consultants and other interested healthcare staff 11th July 2023 19:00 - 20:00 BST 1 Register
Techniques for laparoscopic benign UGI surgery

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is pleased to announce this live webinar series entitled “Techniques for laparoscopic benign UGI surgery”. This webinar series will cover the technical aspects of surgery that trainees would find useful to go through, before doing their first few cases. Over the next 6 months the series will cover: cholecystectomy, CBD exploration, fundoplication, repair of giant hiatus  hernia, Heller’s cardiomyotomy, and splenectomy.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Laparoscopic fundoplication for General and UGI trainees Trainee UGI/HPB surgeons at ST3 level and above 20th April 2023 19:00 - 20:00 BST 1 Register

For further information about our webinar series please contact webinars@rcsed.ac.uk

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