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Webinars

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.

COVID-19

As we face the effects of COVID-19 across the world, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is determined to keep both our Members and the public up to date with the latest developments and information to aid those working in such difficult circumstances.

Our COVID-19 webinar series will draw upon the front line experience of senior clinicians from across multiple disciplines, and help answer those questions you have with special Q&A sessions.

Surgical Careers Support
Topic Suitability Date Time Duration CPD hours  
Supporting women in Surgery: Making the workplace better for everyone Whole Surgical Team 8th March 2021 19:00 GMT 1 hour 1 Register
ENT: A multidisciplinary approach to...

A webinar series for ENT trainees, SAS and consultants brought to you by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in association with ENT UK. The premise behind this series is to provide clinicians with an understanding of their roles and that of other disciplines in the treatment of common ENT diseases. Each session will feature two speakers i.e. an ENT Surgeon and a colleague from an affiliated medical/surgical specialty. The hope is that by utilizing a cohesive approach, we will limit adverse events, improve patient outcomes, decrease patient length of stay, reduce costs and increase both patient and job satisfaction.

Topic Suitability Date Time Duration CPD hours  
A multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation of swallowing disorders ENT trainees, SAS and consultants 10th March 2021 19:00 GMT 1 hour 1 Register
A multidisciplinary approach to chemo/radiotherapy considerations in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma ENT trainees, SAS and consultants 13th April 2021 19:00 BST 1 hour 1 Register
A multidisciplinary approach to paediatric airway malacia and non-invasive ventilation ENT trainees, SAS and consultants 11th May 2021 19:00 BST 1 hour 1 Register
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 Duration CPD hours  
Viking Surgeons Association - General Surgery subspecialties in the Rural Unit – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Whole surgical team 31st March 2021 19:00 GMT 1 hour 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 Duration CPD hours  
What makes a good trainer? - The trainee view Part 2 Surgical Trainers 16th March 2021  19:00 GMT  1 hour  1 Register
Neuro-oncology

This series of webinars will focus on neuro-oncology. Dealing with brain tumours is a cornerstone of what we do as neurosurgeons and is a field that is burgeoning with innovation. Each webinar will cover the latest evidence in regard to how we should treat these often aggressive and life changing illnesses by experts from across the UK and wider afield on pertinent aspects of neuro-oncology.

Topic Suitability Date Time Duration CPD hours  
Surgery in Eloquent Areas Neurosurgical trainees and consultants 3rd March 2021 19:00 GMT  1 hour 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 Duration CPD hours  
Case based discussions in Upper GI Perforations Medical undergraduates, foundation and core trainees 2nd March 2021 16:00 GMT 30 mins N/A Register
ENT cases: implantable devices for hearing loss Medical undergraduates, foundation and core trainees 9th March 2021 16:00 GMT 30 mins N/A Register
ENT cases: head and neck Medical undergraduates, foundation and core trainees 16th March 2021 16:00 GMT 30 mins N/A Register
MaxFax cases: cleft lip and palate / facial trauma Medical undergraduates, foundation and core trainees 23rd March 2021 16:00 GMT 30mins N/A Register
Wellbeing Week

During challenging times for us all, the RCSEd Trainees’ Committee is encouraging surgical and dental teams to take a few moments to focus on each other. Maintaining wellbeing is vital to enable the provision of optimal patient care, so Wellbeing Week is a reminder to check in with everyone, support and celebrate.

Topic Suitability Date Time Duration CPD hours  
How can we build resilience and focus on the positives? Everyone 2nd March 2021 19:00 GMT 1 hour N/A Register
Challenges of achieving work-life balance in healthcare Everyone 3rd March 2021 19:00 GMT 1 hour N/A Register
The Importance of Communication Everyone 4th March 2021 19:00 GMT 1 hour 30 mins N/A Register
Writing for Wellbeing: a creative writing workshop to celebrate who we are Everyone 5th March 2021 14:00 GMT 1 hour N/A Register
Improving The Workplace Everyone 5th March 2021 19:00 GMT 1 hour N/A Register

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


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