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Core Teaching Programmes

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In addition to the MRCS Anatomy teaching and the Wessex Core Surgical Training teaching programme outlined below, some Trusts also run extra training sessions allowing trainees to pursue audit and presentation opportunities.


Wessex Core Surgical Training Teaching Programme

This course has been instigated to fulfil the formal teaching requirement for Core Surgical trainees in Wessex. It is funded by the Health Education England, Wessex local office and compulsory for Wessex Core Surgical trainees both CT1 and CT2 in all specialities.

It is a two year rolling program covering all specialities in the syllabus delivered by experts in their field. The emphasis is on practical skills and recent advances. Prior book reading is required for these sessions.

A 70% attendance is recommended by the Core Surgical Training Programme Director. Trainees will be contacted directly to confirm attendance.

The programme for 2016-2017 is as follows:

Date Topic Venue
18 October 2016  Vascular  Bournemouth
 28 October 2016 Upper Limb  Basingstoke 
 23 November 2016  Breast/Plastics Salisbury
 15 December 2016 Themed Simulation Day  Southampton
 23 January 2017 CANCELLED  Portsmouth
28 February 2017  Transplant  Portsmouth 
28 March 2017  Simulation/Skills/Interview Qs Winchester 
21 April 2017 Cardiothoracic Surgery  Southampton 
 25 May 2017 Neurosurgery  Southampton 
3 July 2017  Core Surgical Forum Southern House 
14 July 2017  Renal & Transplant Portsmouth



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