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July 2020

Training to Serve – the antidote to the COVID conundrum and the service vs training paradigm

14 July 2020

The COVID crisis has removed elective surgery lists and the projected number of people that will be on a waiting list for surgery by the end of the year will approximate to ten million people.  The training authorities are cognisant of the impact that this has had on training. Indeed, the RCSEd webinar on Monday 29 June acknowledged and highlighted…


How to Train Surgical Trainees in Digital and Telemedicine During Social Distancing

7 July 2020

Since its discovery in December 2019, COVID-19 has changed the way we live and work. In the UK we are living with social distancing of 2 metres, with a slow release of lockdown measures. When social distancing is not possible we should be wearing masks to protect each other. Elective surgery is going to be slow to move to pre-COVID capacity, and cl…



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System Disruptions: 19th August 2017

Due to essential systems maintenance and upgrades there will be interruptions to some on-line services on Saturday 19th of August.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.