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National Conference with free workshopsPosted on Monday, 25th August 2014 A fantastic opportunity to attend the National Surgical Symposium 2014 on the 29th November 2014 at the Manchester Conference Centre.  Delegates attending the NSS 2014 will have the opportunity to take part in half-day consultant-led workshops covering a range of skills useful for their future careers.  These workshops will be FREE.  Further information on these workshops can be... Read more » 6th Glasgow Undergraduate Surgical Conference Posted on Monday, 25th August 2014 The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and Glasgow University Surgical Society are holding their 6th Annual Undergraduate Surgical Conference at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow on Saturday, 8th November 2014.    We have now opened abstract submissions for scientific posters for this... Read more » National Medical Student SurveyPosted on Monday, 14th July 2014 Are you a final year medical student/ new FY1? You can take part in the National Undergraduate Surgery Survey! This short survey aims to assess how well surgery is taught across the UK. (We really really would appreciate it!)   In order to compensate you for your time (less than 5 minutes), you will be entered into a prize draw to... Read more » 'A Career in Surgery' Conference - Saturday 27th September 2014Posted on Monday, 14th July 2014 The 2nd 'A Career in Surgery' (CiS) conference,  is taking place at The Royal Society of Medicine on Saturday 27th September 2014. The conference is aimed at medical students and junior doctors who wish to gain an insight into the surgical career. This full day event provides detailed information about all the surgical subspecialties, which would help delegates make more informed... Read more » Student Saturdays: Tutor-led anatomy study sessions for clinical and pre-clinical year medical studentsPosted on Monday, 14th July 2014 NEW for 2014-2015 Student Saturdays: Tutor-led anatomy study sessions for clinical and pre-clinical year medical students Led by senior surgeons, clinicians and anatomists, this series of study sessions held on selected Saturdays from 10am-5pm will cover selected aspects of six anatomical regions through specimen-based teaching in the Wellcome Museum, London. Six anatomical regions... Read more » Maxillofacial Junior Trainees Surgical Conference 2014Posted on Monday, 14th July 2014  Newcastle's Surgsoc and the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons' Junior Trainee Group invite you to the Maxillofacial Junior Trainees Surgical conference in Newcastle this September. The conference will be from the 19th- 20th September, and the fee is £90 if you register before July 20th, the price includes 2 days of lectures and workshops, a drinks reception... Read more » Royal college of Surgeons Skills Day 31st of MayPosted on Monday, 12th May 2014 The Royal College of Surgeons of England Skills Day is taking place on Saturday 31st May in Manchester. It is an RCS qualified course and as such attendees will have this recognised on their CV.   It represents incredible value compared to other similar courses at only £55 and what you will get out of the day.   Spaces are limited and a lot of the tickets have been sold... Read more » Yorkshire Wound Closure WorkshopPosted on Tuesday, 6th May 2014 Saturday 14th June 40 places only E-mail: [email protected] Refundable deposit: £20 Suturing techniques Knot tying  Skin Stapling Application of plaster of paris STARSurg UK CommitteePosted on Tuesday, 6th May 2014 We have exciting plans to scale-up STARSurg's educational and research activities over the next 12 months. To help us achieve our goals, we are looking for proactive, organised students who are in constant contact with their regional peers, to act as local leads at each medical schools for STARSurg-II. All medical students are encouraged to apply. You do not require previous experience,... Read more » Northern Surgical Skills Conference 2014Posted on Tuesday, 6th May 2014 The Northern Surgical Skills Conference 2014 are now accepting abstracts for oral and poster presentations. Needless to say, places go extremely quickly as it is an excellent programme of practical events with a high staff:student ratio, and only have capacity for 60 delegates. The conference is on Saturday 17th May at Sunderland Royal Hospital. Further details and... Read more »