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FST at ICOSET 2015

21 December 2015

FST Surgical Director, Craig McIlhenny reports from the International Conference on Surgical Education and Training (ICOSET) ICOSET is currently the world’s only international conference on surgical training and beautiful Copenhagen was the host city for the 2015 meeting. Chair of the organising committee, Professor Teodor Grantcahrov put together…

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Survey on international challenges to surgical training

24 September 2015

The International Conference on Surgical Education and Training (ICOSET) has launched a questionnaire about international challenges to surgical education. Expert panellists - including FST's Surgical Director Craig McIlhenny - at the 2014 ICOSET conference identified 10 challenges facing surgical education in their respective countries, followed …

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Faculty welcomes latest members

8 September 2015

The latest batch of FST Fellows and Members were at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh on Friday 4 September to receive their certificates at the diploma ceremony. Joining the Faculty as Fellows were: Simon Peter Frostick (University of Oxford); William Stuart Hislop (University of Dundee); Craig McIlhenny (University of Glasgow). Joining …

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Abstract deadline extended for FST conference

3 September 2015

The deadline for the submission of abstracts for the Faculty of Surgical Trainers conference has been extended by one week and will now close at 5pm on Friday 11 September.This year's meeting takes place on 22 October at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham, and is open to all with an interest in surgical training. The meeting will focus on g…

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National survey of trainers to launch

17 June 2015

The FST has welcomed news that the GMC is to roll out a new national survey of trainers in March 2016. The plans were announced following publication of the results of a pilot survey of four regions in England.Mr Craig McIlhenny, the FST’s Surgical Director, said: “Although this is a pilot survey, the findings reinforce the issues the FST is alread…

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