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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 differenc…

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Silver Suture Awardee 2022

30 March 2022

The Silver Suture Award identifies the best trainee trainers in the UK who are nominated by their peers and medical students. Representatives are identified as being outstanding trainers against the same criteria as the Silver Scalpel Award (Leadership, Professionalism, Resourcefulness, Trainee development, Communication). Additionally, the Associa…

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The Faculty of Surgical Trainers appoints new Office-Bearers

24 March 2022

The Faculty of Surgical Trainers is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Surgical Director and Deputy Director. Alex Phillips will take over as Surgical Director from 1 June 2022 and Pragnesh Bhatt has been appointed as a Deputy Director. As we welcome a new Director, we also find ourselves saying goodbye and a big thank you to David O’Rega…

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GMC National Training Survey

23 March 2022

The General Medical Council (GMC) have recently opened their national training survey to monitor and report on the quality of postgraduate medical education and training in the UK. This year the survey is shorter and quicker to complete and more focused on the individual’s work and professional development. The results of the survey will also provi…

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The Future of Surgical Training – How Can We Improve?

23 November 2021

On Tuesday 2 November, The Faculty of Surgical Trainers joint-hosted an event, The Future of Surgical Training – How Can We Improve? in partnership with The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM). The event attracted over 90 delegates in person and over 40 online with a mixture of attendees rangi…

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