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August 2020

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27 August 2020

Why Bother? The surgical training landscape is changing, with much talk of professionalising training and trainers, which will mean that being an enthusiastic amateur will no longer be enough.  On top of that, surgical trainee numbers are dropping, which will mean that fewer trainers are needed.  Those with the privilege of a training role must be…


Guru-Shishya or Guru-Chela: The Trainer-Trainee Relationship

5 August 2020

The Guru – Shishya denotes the tradition and successions (parampara – or lineage) of trainer-trainee in Eastern cultures, particularly Hinduism, Buddhism.  This relationship is extolled in Sanskrit teachings.  The Guru denotes the teacher, the source of knowledge and instruction and the Shishya – or Chela the disciple or pupil.  Knowledge and instr…



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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.