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A career in urology - Undergraduate and junior doctor foundation course in urologyPosted on Tuesday, 16th October 2012 Aims of conference - To provide an opportunity for undergraduate students and junior doctors to gain an insight into the field of urology - A unique opportunity to learn basic urology skills such as SPC, cystoscopy, and laparoscopy. - To allow students and junior doctors to submit posters to engage and encourage current and future urology... Read more » Registration is now OPEN: Glasgow University Surgical Society, Undergraduate Surgical Conference 2012Posted on Tuesday, 16th October 2012 We would like to bring your attention to our annual conference which will be held on the 3rd of November 2012, Saturday at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow.    Registration is now OPEN!:   There is an option to attend for part day which includes all the lectures, lunch and refreshments which runs from 8.55am until 3.30pm, or for the... Read more » Dr Michael Powers QC: "Honesty, Openness and Medical Paternalism"Posted on Saturday, 6th October 2012 Thursday, 18 October 2012  LT1 Dr Michael Powers is a medical doctor and a barrister specialising in medico-legal cases. He has been involved in a number of high profile cases involving litigation with pharmaceutical companies and he was the invited media commentator at inquests into the death of Dr David Kelly and Diana, Princess of Wales.  He has made numerous TV... Read more » Future Surgeons Course: Key SkillsPosted on Saturday, 6th October 2012 Thursday 15th November 2012     COURSE CONVENOR: Mr William Tennant Consultant Surgeon @ Queens Medical Centre Campus, Nottingham  AIM & OBJECTIVES: To provides key surgical skills for medical students interested in a Surgical career. LEARNING OUTCOMES: By the end of the course, participants will be able to: demonstrate effective aseptic technique... Read more » Imperial College Surgical Society Trauma 2012Posted on Saturday, 6th October 2012 3rd - 4th November 2012   Imperial College London Sir Alexander Fleming Building South Kensington London   ICSM Surgical Society proudly presents the 7th Annual Trauma Conference - A two-day event encompassing lectures, practicals and poster presentations aims to introduce medical students to the key components of Advance Trauma Life Support... Read more » National Orthopaedic Conference 2012Posted on Wednesday, 26th September 2012 Announcement & Call for Abstracts Royal College of Surgeons, London Wednesday 24th October 2012 A one day event specifically for Core and Foundation trainees giving an insight into orthopaedic training and careers Unique dedicated small group sessions on CV building, portfolio necessities and interview skills given by regional training programme... Read more » SCRUBS Presented with RCS Best Surgical Society 2012 award Posted on Saturday, 22nd September 2012 SCRUBS are delighted to announce that we were presented with The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Best Surgical Society 2012 award at the UKMSA National Conference in Liverpool on Friday 11th May! The award was presented after consideration by a panel of judges critiquing the impact of SCRUBS on the medical community, examples of initiative, originality, alongside some objective... Read more » Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Careers Fair 2012Posted on Wednesday, 12th September 2012 We are pleased to tell you that the next RCOG Careers Fair is to be held on Saturday 17 November 2012 from 9am.   This is a unique opportunity to discover more about working in obstetrics and gynaecology and we would much appreciate you forwarding on this information to those who would find it useful, particularly students and foundation year doctors.   The... Read more » Application and Interview Skills Course for the Academic Foundation ProgrammePosted on Wednesday, 12th September 2012 Sunday 23rd September 2012; 9am - 5pm.?University of London Union, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HY Improve your chances of securing an Academic Foundation Post through an intensive and focused training course given by the last few generations of successful academic trainees. The day will be structured to provide training, practical tips and guidance to prepare... Read more » "The English Surgeon"Posted on Wednesday, 12th September 2012 "The English Surgeon" - screening by the Global Health Film Initiative at the Royal Society of Medicine on Wednesday 26th September 2012.   Henry Marsh is one of London's foremost brain surgeons, but despite being a pioneer in his field he stills rides an old pushbike to work and worries himself sick about the damage he can inflict on his... Read more »