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

Lead-In presents its debate: "Would Privitisation benefit the NHS?"Posted on Monday, 21st November 2011 Lead-In formerly Young Civitas for Medics, presents its first panel debate of the 2011/2012 series:   "Would Privatisation benefit the NHS?"   - What does the Government's "Health and Social Care Bill" mean for patients? - What effects will it have on doctors? - What role do doctors play in leading the... Read more » National Student Association of Medical Research inaugural National Research ConferencePosted on Monday, 21st November 2011 1st National Student Research Conference 4th of February 2012   Call for Abstracts   Abstracts are invited for the National Student Association of Medical Research 1st national conference. Original research, review articles, case reports and audits will be accepted. Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words.  Abstracts should be structured accordingly;... Read more » Undergraduate Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (UPRAS) conferencePosted on Friday, 21st October 2011 Traditionally a formally taught specialty for undergraduates and junior doctors, they are currently deprived of exposure and career guidance in this highly competitive field. To overcome this problem, UPRAS acts as a medium to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experience gained by consultant surgeons and incumbent trainees to aspiring surgeons. Now entering its forth year UPRAS... Read more » Undergraduate Surgical Conference 2011, RCPSG hosted by Glasgow University Surgical SocietyPosted on Friday, 21st October 2011 The conference is now in its third incarnation and will consist of a half day of lectures and skills session following that. This year, there is another host of fantastic speakers who have kindly agreed to come along with the aim of showing what life in their speciality involves, how to get ahead in these fields and to inspire us to do so! Abstracts will be accepted until Monday... Read more » 7th BAPRAS UNDERGRADUATE DAYPosted on Friday, 21st October 2011 The BAPRAS Undergraduate Courses are one-day national events for all medical students interested in finding out more about a career in plastic surgery. The events are intended for all medical students, from first year to finalists. Attendance is free but we require a deposit of 15.00 to secure a place, which will be returned at registration on the day. The day will consist of... Read more » Scalpel National Undergraduate Surgical Conference 2011 Posted on Friday, 21st October 2011   Building on the tremendous success of our first and second National Surgical Conferences, we proudly present our third Annual Scalpel National Surgical Conference, which promises to be bigger with more exciting workshops. This event will be graced by world-renowned surgeons. Speakers include: Professor Sir Keith Porter - Professor of Clinical Traumatology and... Read more » The National Undergraduate General Surgery Conference 2011Posted on Saturday, 26th February 2011 Currently Inviting Abstracts Held at University College London (UCL), The National Undergraduate General Surgery Conference (NUGSC) accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons will be the first undergraduate surgical conference to discuss the future of Surgery in the UK at this level, focusing on groundbreaking innovations and surgical training. If you are interested in surgery as a... Read more » Future Surgeons CoursePosted on Thursday, 17th February 2011COURSE CONVENOR: Mr William Tennant (Consultant Surgeon @ Queens Medical Centre Campus, Nottingham) AIMS & 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 of gowning and gloving demonstrate effective instrument handling... Read more » St Georges National Orthopaedic Surgery Taster 2011Posted on Saturday, 29th January 2011 Following the success of NOST2010, you are invited to the second St Georges National Orthopaedic Surgery Taster (NOST2011). This will be an all day event on Saturday 29th January 2010 in the Postgraduate Centre at St Georges Hospital, London. The day will comprise a morning of talks from Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons. These talks will address key topics in orthopaedic surgery.... Read more » The Healing Foundation: Student Elective AwardsPosted on Friday, 7th January 2011 Student elective awards are being offered by The Healing Foundation. The awards are 1200 offered for a 6-8 week elective period, for research in the fields of: Burn medicine and care (offered in partnership with the British Burn Association) Craniofacial medicine, care and treatment (offered in partnership with the Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and... Read more »