Introduction to Suturing Skills

KCL Surgical Society is pleased to announce the first ‘Introduction to Suturing Skills’ course of the year, to be held on 6th December 2016.

The course is primarily aimed at pre-clinical students, however we will consider anyone wishing to attend! This is an excellent opportunity to learn suturing techniques, instrument handling and knot tying. All attendees will be given a certificate of participation for their portfolio.

 

Tuesday 06 December 2016
6pm – 8pm
Room G8, Chantler Skills Centre, Guy’s Campus

Tickets for sale here

Professor Ellis: “A Life Learning, Using and Teaching Anatomy”

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Event: FREE lecture by Professor Ellis

Title: A Life Learning, Using and Teaching Anatomy.

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FREE snacks and drinks will be provided.

Professor Ellis has had an illustrious surgical career spanning fifty years, holding a string of notable positions including VP of the Royal College of Surgeons. An academic and surgical giant, Professor Ellis serves as an inspiration for aspiring doctors and dentists. You’ll be sure to come across him in the DR, make sure you know your scalpel from your “blunt dissecting tool”… You have been warned.

 

Women in surgery

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KCL Surgical Society is proud to host Miss Fiona Myint to speak at our annual WinS event. Miss Myint is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons Council, and a consultant vascular and general surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital. She trained at Guy’s Hospital and has many lead clinical teaching roles to her name.

There will be drinks and nibbles served in the Gordon Museum after her lecture!

This event is FREE, but please resigter on this event page as spaces are limited.

Date: Monday 25 April 2016

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Location: Gordon Museum, Hodgkin Building, Guy’s Campus

Tickets can be reserved here

Assisting in surgery

About: This is workshop that will allow students to practice gowning & gloving, scrubbing, sterile field, suturing. It’s mainly aimed at 3rd years who will be examined on these stations in their osces but is open to 4th and 5th years as refreshers or 1st and 2nd as insight into clinical skills. It will be taught by doctors and nurses.

Location and time: Monday 22nd February, 5:30pm, Chantler Skills Centre, G8.

Please buy tickets from: http://www.kclsu.org/ents/event/3125/

Introduction to suturing skills course

Introduction to Suturing Skills Course is back and open to all Medical Students!
The course is primarily aimed at pre-clinical students, however we will consider anyone wishing to attend! This is an excellent opportunity to learn suturing techniques, instrument handling and knot tying.

This session has proved to be very popular in the past and places are limited, so be sure to book your tickets ASAP

Date: Monday 22 February 2016

Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Location: Room 1.2/1.3, Chantler Skills Centre, Guy’s Campus

Buy your tickets here

National Health Singers (NHS) – ‘YOURS’

Yours’ is a single released today on iTunes by a group of doctors directed by Mark de Lisser. It embodies and gives artistic expression to the struggle that has been fought courageously and resolutely by NHS junior doctors over the past few months, against the UK government’s proposed imposition of a new contract that is unsafe for patients, doctors and the NHS as a whole. It has been possible due to the leadership and hard work of George Wood and Julia Grace Patterson, and the many doctors who took time out of their busy schedules to record it, including Anika Khan, Nabeela Karim, Pankaj Chandak, Amar Chotai

Watch the video here