Excellence in Healthcare: Travel medicine programme

Jane Chiodini is a founder fellow of the Faculty of Travel Medicine and a nurse specialist in travel medicine.  She enjoys applying her skills practically when seeing travellers in a clinic setting in primary care, but she is mostly involved in the education of practitioners.   I asked Jane a few questions about the travel […]

International Orthopaedic and Trauma Conference

International Orthopaedic and Trauma Conference Friday 21st April 2017 The International Orthopaedic and Trauma Conference will run for the third time in April, organised by Programme Director Drummond Mansbridge.  The conference has developed a loyal following of trainees and offers a balanced and comprehensive programme.  This year’s conference includes sessions on hip fracture and replacement; sports […]

New Innovations and Proven Track Records of Success

As the Education Team begin to work on our next prospectus for the new academic year it is always interesting to take a global view of our collective educational offering across faculties.  Each year we plan to grow and expand activity and 2017 looks set to establish some new and considerable leaps in the range […]

Highlights from GESTS 2017

  This year’s Glasgow Emergency Surgery and Trauma Symposium surpassed expectations with sell out numbers. The conference stayed true to it’s hugely popular topicality and relevance but also broadened out its range to include new debate on emergency scenarios and human factors. For a flavour of GESTS 2017 click on the vodcast below. Topical GESTS […]

Update on clinical skills expansion

We would like to express our thanks to all our delegates who are attending conferences at 200SVS during our building and refurbishment period.  We are very grateful for their goodwill, and for all those of you who are currently making bookings, we can assure you of an excellent venue at our temporary site. It is […]

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 […]