Core Surgical Training - Anatomy 2 - Thorax Repeated

Category: Training - Core Training - Anatomy/Physiology

Date: December 5th 2023 10:00am until 1:00pm

Location: School of Anatomy, 32 Southwell Street, Bristol, BS2 8EJ BS2 8EJ

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Anatomy 2 - Thorax 


This session will be  held on  Tuesday 5th December  2023. Please only register to attend ONE session


Compulsory for all CT1s & (CT2's if you did not attend a session last year). 


Each module for anatomy and physiology is normally run twice to allow choice for attendance. Please only book one option for each module. Each module  has places for a maximum of 20 trainees.


Via the School of Surgery website.  Your details will be passed onto the University of Bristol (name and email address) for any supporting materials you may need in advance.  



Anatomy and Physiology teaching to support learning for ISCP curriculum and for MRCS examinations. Emphasis is given to continuing professional education rather than ‘coaching’ for the MRCS examinations.


4 anatomy modules and 4 physiology modules are delivered on Tuesdays and it is advised that Core Trainees ensure that they combine anatomy and physiology teaching sessions where possible.  


Anatomy and physiology teaching are linked by dates. Core Trainees are advised to take study leave for the whole day when attending both sessions. 


Trainees are expected to read up and study on the module topics before attendance in order to gain maximal educational benefit from the teaching.

Anatomy Venue Location & Contact 

 University of Bristol Vesalius Clinical Training Centre, Southwell Street, Bristol BS2 8EJ


You are required to report to the Porters' Lodge on arrival and sign in.  The best email contact for anatomy sessions is:


Core trainees are advised to bring their own refreshments or to make their own arrangements for food and refreshments during the 1 hour gap between physiology and anatomy modules on Tuesdays at 13:00-14:00. There are numerous cafes and sandwich shops in the vicinity that are easily accessible during the short walk from the physiology venue to the anatomy venues.


No car-parking arrangements is available at the University of Bristol, and surrounding areas are for ‘residents-only’. There are NCP car parks available 10-15 minutes away by foot. Good bus and train links are available to Bristol and the University. Trainees are advised to plan their travel and if coming by car are advised to offer a lift to colleagues.

Attendance outcomes

A record of attendance will be kept by the University and passed onto NHS England.  Attendance details are provided to your Programme Directors and will be assessed at the yearly ARCPs.   Please ensure that you sign in on the day. ]


Trainee feedback

Trainees will be asked to provide anonymised online feedback  after attendance on each module. This is important for the School of Surgery to ensure that the standards of delivery and content of the teaching is maximized for Severn School of Surgery core trainees in the future.


Failure to attend a module requires a trainee to complete an explanation form which is available from and is returnable to the School of Surgery in-box, 


Additional Information 

For additional information, see the Anatomy & Physiology section of the website