3rd Cadaveric Speech and Palatal Surgery Course

Category: Training - School of Surgery

Date: July 30th 2014 12:00am until 12:00am

Location: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital, Freeman Road, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7DN

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This course is designed for ST5-ST8 trainees who are interested in the most recent developments in Plastic Surgery, ENT and OMFS.


This is an intensive one day course with an expert faculty. A series of didactic lectures and edited videos provides step by step tuition covering the speech surgery curriculum.

Course highlights:

  • Experts on the subject will present the anatomical and technical aspects of procedures along with risks, benefits and outcomes.
  • Teaching is through cadaver dissection and you will have HANDS ON practical dissection on FRESH FROZEN specimens
  • Procedures delivered are: Intravelar veloplasty; Hynes Pharyngoplasty; Buccal flap, famm flap; Furlow's Palatoplasty.

Educational Aims of the Course:

  • Develop and enhance anatomical knowledge
  • Understanding of Specialist Instrumentation
  • Methodical Dissections
  • Surgical Procedures to manage complications


Faculty includes:

  • Mr Peter Hodgkinson - Consultant
  • Mr Paul Morris - Consultant
  • Ms Stephanie Delvin - Speech and Language therapist
  • Dr Sophie Butterworth - Junior cleft fellow


Delegate fee - £550 Maximum of 8 delegates

Additional Information/Booking

For more information please contact:

Louise Sore, Assistant Education Manager at Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital

Tel: 0191 213 8589 Email: louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk