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Faculty & Educator Recognition Meeting

13 February 2015

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh will be hosting a meeting at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital from 6pm to 9.15pm on Thursday 12 March 2015. The RCSEd’s Faculty of Surgical Trainers’ (FST) Director Craig McIlhenny will focus on the Faculty’s Standards for Surgical Trainers and the meeting will provide an opportunity for attendees to exp…

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2015 Conference: How to be an excellent trainer in the modern health service

14 January 2015

Experts will discuss how to achieve excellence in training at the 2015 Faculty of Surgical Trainers Annual Conference Improving your performance as a surgical trainer will be a central theme at this year’s FST conference, taking place at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham, on 22 October. ‘Achieving Excellence in Surgical Training’ will us…

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Vacancies on FST governance group

5 December 2014

Applications are invited from Associates, Members or Fellows of the Faculty to sit on the Faculty Governance Group. The Group runs under the direction of the Surgical Director and meets four times per year to provide the governance of the Faculty. If you are interested in helping to develop the FST, we would be delighted to hear from you. To appl…

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FST calls for changes to the outdated surgical training system

31 October 2014

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) warns today that many aspects of the surgical training system are outdated and must change to safeguard standards and ensure patient safety as the first surgical training standards for trainers are launched. For the first time trainee surgeons across the UK will be taught by accredited consultants …

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Presentation of abstracts announced for FST conference

9 October 2014

We are pleased to announce the following abstracts for oral and poster presentation at this month’s FST annual conference. Oral Presentation Anne Gaunt“Playing the Game”: What do surgical trainees really think about feedback and workplace-based assessments (WPBA)? Vairavan NarayananStandardised operative skills assessment with custom printed 3D …

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