Below is a list of various news and announcements about bigger events and conferences. Suggest an article here.

Facial Plastic Surgery: Basic CoursePosted on Thursday, 4th July 2013 2nd NOVEMBER 2013 It is my pleasure to present to you the hugely popular Basic Facial Plastic Surgery (BFPS) course for 2013.  This is aimed at trainees who are interested in ENT, Plastic and Maxillofacial surgery.  Although the techniques taught can be transferred to most specialties.  The techniques taught have an reconstructive/aesthetic skew to them which allow a... Read more » Regional Forum, Nottingham - Thursday 11 July 2013 Posted on Thursday, 4th July 2013 You may be aware that the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is hosting an evening Regional Forum on Thursday 11 July and we would be most delighted if you were available to attend.  The College President, Office Bearers, Council Members and your local Regional Surgical Advisers will be in attendance.  The evening will begin with a talk from the President, Mr Ian Ritchie,... Read more » CEM Annual Scientific Conference 2013Posted on Monday, 1st July 2013 The College of Emergency Medicine is pleased to announce our Annual Scientific Conference ? held at the famous rugby stadium in Twickenham ? home of England Rugby. The conference focuses on innovation in EM in this country and overseas and in pushing the boundaries of knowledge and clinical expertise. Accompanied by a CPD programme on the third day and associated with the Association for... Read more » 5th Annual Glasgow Undergraduate Surgical ConferencePosted on Monday, 1st July 2013 Glasgow University Surgical Society presents 5th Annual Glasgow Undergraduate Surgical Conference Saturday 2nd November 2013 Abstract submission now open Abstracts for poster presentations will be accepted until Midnight on Sunday 1st September Abstracts will be considered under the following categories: Clinical - including case report, clinical audit, review of... Read more » CoM's Challenging Dementia Student Summer SchoolPosted on Monday, 24th June 2013 Background: Each year our unique multi-disciplinary summer school brings together students from many different health and social care disciplines together with service users, academics, community groups and clinicians for a two day residential event to discuss topics that will have a significant impact on the future of health and social care. The focus of this year?s event co-hosted by the... Read more » 1st A Career in Surgery Conference 21st September 2013 Posted on Thursday, 13th June 2013 We are pleased to announce the date for the 1st 'A Career in Surgery' (CiS) conference, which shall be taking place on Saturday 21st September 2013 at The Royal Society of Medicine. The conference is aimed at medical students and junior doctors who wish to gain an insight into a career in surgery. 'A Career in Surgery' is a full day event that focuses on providing detailed information... Read more » Laparascopic teaching opportunity Posted on Thursday, 13th June 2013 Opportunity to participate in an interactive laparascopic teaching session based at the Royal Derby Hospital. We are working with Mr Lund, consultant colorectal surgeon, to develop a new teaching programme based around the use of video conference methods to teach laparascopic skills to trainees. We are looking for students of any level to participate in a small group session where we... Read more » WinS prize for medical students Posted on Thursday, 13th June 2013 New National Prize for Medical Students: Women in Surgery Digital Art. Women in Surgery have launched a new national prize completion for current medical students. Digital art (photograph or other) submissions are invited on the topic of ?Women in Surgery: The Future?. The completion is open to all UK medical students who are also members of WinS (You can join WinS for free here). For... Read more » Yorkshire Wound Closure Workshop For Medical StudentsPosted on Wednesday, 29th May 2013 Yorkshire Wound Closure Workshop For Medical Students Who is the course aimed at? Medical students (Yrs 4 & 5) What does the course include? Intensive hands-on practical sessions covering: ? Suturing techniques ?Interrupted ?Deep dermal ?Mattress ?Subcuticular ?Knot tying ?Wound dressings ?Application of Plaster of Paris (PoP) Faculty - The course is... Read more » Harold Ellis Surgical PrizePosted on Wednesday, 29th May 2013 The Professor Harold Ellis Medical Student Prize For Surgery 2013 - Now open! This prestigious national award is open to all medical students and the winner will receive a prize of £500. The surgical society at the universities of the three prize winners will also receive £100 each. The prize is open to all UK medical students including pre-clinical and those who are in their final... Read more »