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January 2022

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21 January 2022

Id Entity  An article by Mr David J O'Regan, Director of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST) It was 1983 and we had just moved into our student house for our third year of medical school. The house should have been a condemned property! It was however convenient, as it was situated next Southampton General Hospital. It was unashamedly called T…


Not Everything that Counts Can be Counted

14 January 2022

FST Executive Committee Member, Robin W Paton assesses whether the UK surgical training tree requires pruning and nourishing. In recent years medical education has become increasingly complex due to the need to improve educational outcomes. This was necessary to replace a poorly structured ‘ad hoc’ system that was not fit for purpose in the mode…



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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.