Plastic Surgery for Surgical Trainees

Category: Training - School of Surgery

Date: December 16th 2016 9:00am until 5:00pm

Location: Southmead Hospital's Learning & Research Centre, Southmead Road, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol BS10 5NB

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For Core Surgery trainees and non-trainees. Of note: This course take place on the same day as Principles of Hip Fracture Management, which is a mandatory course for Core T&O trainees. The expectation for Core T&O trainees is that they attend the mandatory training day.



The course consists of a short program of lectures and then practical sessions on a variety of soft tissue reconstructive techniques and tendon repairs.


  • Basic principles of knot tying
  • Instrument handling techniques
  • Principles of wound closure and suturing
  • Local skin flap reconstruction
  • Pig tendon repair with modified Kessler, Adelaide and mattress techniques



Faculty includes:

  • Mr R Warr, Consultant Plastic Surgeon
  • Mr J Henderson, Consultant Plastic Surgeon
  • Miss E West, Consultant Plastic Surgeon



£50 (£45 for ASiT members)


Additional Information/Registration

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Places are limited, so don't delay!