Human Factors Training--Severn Surgical Registrars ST3+

Category: Training - School of Surgery

Date: December 9th 2016 8:30am until 4:00pm

Location: Bristol Medical Simulation Centre, Post Graduate Education Centre, Bristol Royal Infirmary BS2 8AE

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General Surgery Registrars: The expectation from your TPD Mr. Longman is that you attend a Human Factors course (or an equivalent course) in your first two years of training.




For ST3+ Severn surgical trainees from all specialties.


Maximum of 15 places.


An introduction to ‘Human Factors/Non-technical Skills’:

  • leadership
  • team working
  • error avoidance
  • communication skills
  • time management and prioritisation
  • decision making
  • situation awareness
  • working under pressure
  • dealing with uncertainty

It employs highly sophisticated role-play with the use of world-class simulation techniques directly tailored to the field of surgery.


No car-parking arrangements are available at the Bristol Royal Infirmary. There are NCP car parks available 10 minutes away by foot. Good bus and train links are available to Bristol and the BRI. Trainees are advised to plan their travel and if coming by car are advised to offer a lift to colleagues.



Additional information

For further information, contact Chad Elliott at


Email Chad Elliott at by 1p.m. Thursday, 8th of December, 2016.


Of note: Human Factors Training will soon be part of the ISCP curriculum and is likely to become a requirement for CCT. Don’t miss out on this exciting and invaluable training opportunity.