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FST calls for changes to the outdated surgical training system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The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) warns today that many aspects of the surgical training system are outdated and must change to safeguard standards and ensure patient safety as the first surgical training standards for trainers are launched.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 …


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 …


Conference preview

12 August 2014

Ahead of October’s FST conference, keynote speaker Steven Yule discusses the teaching and assessment of non-technical skills in surgery. Steven is Assistant Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and the Neil and Elise Wallace STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation and will be speaking at the FST conference on Wednesday 22 October   What a…


Faculty of Surgical Trainers Diploma Ceremony

24 July 2014

Congratulations to Professor Davinder Sandhu, Mr Philip Earl and Mr Andrew McAndrew who attended the RCSEd Diploma Ceremony on 4 July 2014 to receive their Faculty of Surgical Trainers Fellowship / Membership diplomas.     To find out more about RCSEd diploma ceremonies, please visit the RCSEd website.


More speakers announced for FST 2014

13 June 2014

The full line up of speakers has been announced for the FST annual conference, which takes place on Wednesday 22 October 2014. The programme has been completed with the announcement of: Mr Steve Hornby, Past President of ASIT Captain Gordon Graham , Royal Navy (Ret’d) Professor Moya Kelly, Director of Postgraduate General Practice Education, …


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