Basic Surgical Skills

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Course information

Dates to be announced. 

Location: The ICENI Centre, Colchester Hospital, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JL

Cost: £610


  • Suitable for FY1-CT2
  • Approved by The Royal College of Surgeons of England

This two-day course is designed to provide an introduction to safe surgical practice in a controlled workshop environment. It covers open surgery, wound management and minimal access surgery. There is intensive hands-on practice of basic skills plus personal feedback on performance and advice for further practice.

  • 'Great fun, excellent course and appropriate level of skill to teach SHOs.'
  • 'Well organised and everyone was friendly and helpful.'
  • 'Enthusiastic teaching and great quality materials.'
  • 'Gave fantastic tips, constructive criticism and taught extra skills.'
  • 'Food was of superior quality!'

To register, visit the ICENI Centre website. 

For more information, contact or call 0845 196 6791.