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.

Faculty of Remote, Rural and Humanitarian Healthcare

The Faculty of Remote, Rural and Humanitarian Healthcare (FRRHH) are excited to partner with The Viking Surgeons Association (VSA) to deliver a series of webinars focusing on rural surgery. The VSA consists of remote and rural surgeons working in Rural General Hospitals mostly in The Highlands, Islands of Scotland, rural areas of Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and Iceland.

In addition to the VSA webinar series, The FRRHH will be delivering their first series of Humanitarian Healthcare webinars. The webinars will feature presentations from highly experienced humanitarian healthcare professionals sharing their expertise and valuable advice on how to prepare for a career within this field.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
48th Viking Surgeons Association: Virtual Annual Conference All remote and rural surgeons 9th September 2021 09:15 - 16:30 BST  6 Register 
Faculty of Perioperative Care

The RCSEd Faculty of Perioperative Care are pleased to present a series of webinars aimed at advanced practitioner groups in surgery eg. advanced clinical practitioners (ACP), Surgical Care Practitioners (SCP), Surgical First Assistants (SFA) and other advanced roles such as Advanced Nurse Practitioners who may wish to undertake a period of research.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  

Research career paths for non-medical practitioners in surgery

ACP's, SCP's, SFA's and non-medical practitioners  25th August 2021  19:00 - 20:15 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. We will cover a number of topics including the ISCP profile for the trainer, Concepts Underpinning Training in Surgery, Multiple Consultant Reports, mentoring and coaching, developing learning agreements with trainees, trainees in difficulty and maximising training opportunities in the working day. 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  
The evolution of surgical training – six generations of cardiothoracic surgeons reflect Part 2 Surgical trainers and trainees 17th August 2021 19:00 - 20:00 BST 1 Register
Training Top Tips - Insights from the Best of the Best Surgical trainers and trainees 21st September 2021 19:00 - 20:00 BST 1 Register
FTSS Presents: Preparing for the MRCS Part A Examination

RCSEd’s Foundation Trainee Surgical Societies Presents: Preparing for the MRCS Part A Examination Series

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Anyone aiming to sit the MRCS Part A Exam (UK and non-UK graduates) 4th August 2021 19:00 - 20:00 BST N/A Register
Hernia Masterclass

The RCSEd Surgical Specialty Board (SSB) in General Surgery is delighted to partner with the British Hernia Society in our first ‘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 anatomy, surgical strategies, operative techniques and ‘dealing with difficult cases’. 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 is 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 the interactive Q&A session at the end. You can view the full programme here.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Groin Hernia "To operate or not" General Surgical trainees 24th August 2021 19:00 - 20:00 BST 1 Register
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

This series is in partnership with the British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons webinar series covers new and emerging techniques in all facets of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery balanced with refinements in current practice. It is aimed at UK and International surgeons in training and those in established practice in Oral and Maxillofacial, ENT and Plastic Surgery.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Management of complex head and neck trauma OMFS trainees and consultants  19th August 2021  19:00 - 20:00 BST   1 Register 
Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Can you see? Ectopic maxillary canines and CBCT MOrth candidates, specialist orthodontists, GDP's with interest in orthodontics  30th September 2021  19:00 - 20:00 BST   1 Register 
RCSEd International Series

Join RCSEd for its latest international webinar series, hosting clinical experts from across the specialities as they discuss key topics with impact on a global scale. Aimed at all levels, from Fellows to Affiliates worldwide, discover key insights from prestigious leaders within surgery, and join an engaging discussion covering key areas of focus that will deliver key learnings and points to think over, that can be taken into your career moving forward.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Respiratory Cancer and Airway Inflammation Treatment Fellows, Members and Affiliates based in India and internationally. 6th August 2021  14:30 - 15:30 BST
(19:00 - 20:00 IST)
Military, Humanitarian and Rural Surgery Fellows, Members and Affiliates based in Malaysia and internationally. 25th August 2021 09:00 - 10:00 BST
(16:00 - 17:00 MYT)
1 Register 
General Surgery Special Fellows, Members and Affiliates based in India and internationally. 27th September 2021 14:30 - 15:30 BST
(19:00 - 20:00 IST)
1 Register 
RSA Webinar Series for Doctors in Training: Clinical Case Scenarios

Following the hugely successful webinar series for medical undergraduates last year in response to the COVID pandemic, the RCSEd’s Regional Surgical Advisory Network will continue a national effort to offer practical ‘case-based teaching’ aimed at medical students, foundation and core trainees.

In this series our expert panel of consultants from varied surgical subspecialities, drawn from a UK wide network will take participants through clinical scenarios in an interactive manner.  Each webinar will be broadcast live on Zoom and available to anyone who would like to register, with a recording of the full session available for public access in the days following the event.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Medical students, foundation and core trainees  17th August 2021  16:00 - 16:30 BST   N/A Register 
Medical students, foundation and core trainees 24th August 2021 16:00 - 16:30 BST N/A Register
Spinal Neurosurgery

This series of webinars will focus on spinal surgery.  This high-volume speciality provides exceptionally diverse challenges.  We will be highlighting themes such as evidence base, biomechanics, and surgical tips with webinars from experts from both neurosurgical and spinal orthopaedic backgrounds. 

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Cauda equina syndrome: when and how should I investigate? Neurosurgical and spinal orthopaedic trainees and consultants 18th August 2021 19:00 - 20:00 BST 1 Register
Update: Urology

The ‘Update: Urology’ webinar series Summer 2021 will see leading experts deliver their insights into key topics in urology. This series is run by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. The webinars offer a great opportunity to engage with the panel and will provide many 'tips and tricks' to improve your understanding and management of these topics. 

The webinars will be vital viewing for Urologists in training, Urological Nurse Specialists, as well as Urologists in established practice. Mr Edward Mains and Ms Susan Willis are the conveners for this Urology series.

Topic Suitability Date Time CPD hours  
Sepsis in Urology Urological trainees and consultants 10th August 2021 19:00 - 20:00 BST 1 Register
Paediatric Urology for the General Urologist Urological trainees and consultants 8th September 2021 19:00 - 20:00 BST 1 Register

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

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