MRCS Part B OSCE Preparation Course

January 2017 heralds a new and innovative blended learning approach to preparation for the MRCS OSCE. The revised course framework launches on 12th and 13th January.  The course comes in two parts, which are designed to work together to reinforce key learning components and consolidate the knowledge requirements for the themes and topics which will […]

Planning ahead for 2017

Booking for GESTS now available The Education Team and myself would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  We very much look forward to seeing back in College in 2017.  We’d also like to thank you for joining us at our support venues, particularly 200 St Vincent Street, […]

Visit to Dubai Healthcare City

While in Dubai I had the opportunity to visit Professor Mutairo Ezimokhai and Dr Farhad Janahi in the College of Medicine at Dubai’s Healthcare City. I was also given a tour of their Khaaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Medical Simulation Centre by Mr Ian Ballard, Centre Manager in the Academic Support and Learning Resources Department.  During […]

GESTS 2017 Speakers announced

GESTS 2017 combines its signature focus on critical decision making in challenging trauma situations, with guidance on how to handle the emergency cases which face the new consultant, and emergency scenarios under pressure. It will explore damage limitation, challenges and expectations of the on call surgeon, and what to do under pressure. This year will […]

Changes and Transition

The College is very shortly about to embark on some major refurbishment. The transition will be very worthwhile, transforming the entire basement area in to a state of the art clinical skills and practical training area, offering an extensive wet lab, a high spec training area and considerable space for simulation teaching. The technical capacity […]

Dr Brian Howieson PhD MPhil MBA BSc FRSA

This week sees the launch of our Royal College Certificate in Clinical Education in partnership with Dundee University Medical School. The non-clinical director of the programme is Dr Brian Howieson. He has had a long association with the Royal College and is a significant contributor to our non-technical skills programmes. Brian is Director of MBA […]