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Too Touchy Feely?

15 October 2021

An article by Mr David J O'Regan, Director of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST)   In any given moment we have two options; to step forward into growth or step back into safety                              Abraham Maslow   Maslow described a hierarchy of needs – others have adapted the same to describe basic hygiene needs and relatedness needs …

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Imagine there is no incision..

21 September 2021

Imagine  An article by Mr David J O'Regan, Director of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST) Imagine there is no incision…. it’s easy if you try. JA Beenes was the brilliant scientist who developed a blood clot in the brain. Using technology, he miniaturised a medical team of experts to enter his body and embark upon a Fantastic Voyage. This film …

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Educator, Trainer, and Teacher – What is it and why it is an imperative?

6 September 2021

Educator, trainer, and teacher – what is it and why it is an imperative? An article by Mr David J O'Regan, Director of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST) The Hindu based philosophy of education (Shiksha) and knowledge (Vidya) focused on learning as a value-based exercise – through education, we can attain the skills essential for living and sur…

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Value Based Training

19 August 2021

An article by Mr David J O'Regan, Director of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST)   David J O'Regan, 2021    I was particularly struck by the book written by Michael Porter on value-based health care when studying for my MBA. He is an esteemed advisor to the NHS. What is Value-Based Health Care? Value in healthcare is realised when we achieve t…

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CARE (Colleague Advertency Respect and Enquiry)

26 July 2021

An article by David J O'Regan - Director of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST), Chris Caddy - RCSEd Council Member, Mark Peter - Past Chair of RCSEd Younger Fellows, Haroon Rehman - Chair of RCSEd Trainees' Committee     From the book Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu (T’zu), translated caring as his “first treasure,” and wrote  “from caring comes courage.…

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