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The FST Medal

25 January 2023

The FST Medal  For Exceptional Contributions to Surgical Training   Excellent surgical trainers play an instrumental role in teaching, mentoring and inspiring the next generation of trainee surgeons. Although there are differences in approach, personality and technique among trainers, common themes exist for those that truly shine as examples of…

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The British Association of Black Surgeons Inaugural Conference

9 January 2023

Tuesday 15 November 2022 saw the Inaugural Conference of the British Association of Black Surgeons (BABS). A historical day for those who are often not defined for their skill or profession, but by the colour of their skin. As a British-born Black Surgeon, I knew there weren’t many that looked like me, but I was fortunate training in Yorkshire to b…

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The Faculty of Surgical Trainers at Chennai

9 January 2023

The Faculty of Surgical Trainers was given an opportunity to showcase its work through a series of dedicated sessions led by Pragnesh Bhatt, recently appointed Deputy Director. This was very well supported by then Vice President (and Current President) Prof. Rowan Parks who started by presenting an overview of the Faculty’s vision, mission and work…

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GMC National Training Survey 2022 Results

21 July 2022

This week the General Medical Council published the results of its 2022 National Training Survey. Alex Phillips, Surgical Director of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers, commented, “The results from the national training survey are disappointing but not unexpected. Part of this is a result of the increased pressures on those involved in training. It …

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The FST Medal Awardee

28 April 2022

The Faculty of Surgical Trainers is delighted to announce the recipient of this year's FST Medal. The FST Medal has been created to recognise and celebrate the work of exceptional trainers. Excellent surgical trainers play an instrumental role in teaching, mentoring and inspiring the next generation of trainee surgeons. Although there are differen…

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