Upcoming VIMARS Courses 2015

Basic Surgical Skills
11-13th March 2015
18-20th November 2015
Convener: Mr.Tim Whitbread

RCS Basic Surgical Skills (Intercollegiate BSS) Course - a required course for MRCS.

The course covers three main areas:

  • Open surgery

  • Electrosurgery

  • Endoscopic surgery

Please book early via Gaynor.Priddy@porthosp.nhs.uk

Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient
6-8 May 2015
Convener: Mr.Stuart Mercer

Develop the theoretical basis and practical skills necessary to manage the critically ill surgical patient.

Contact Mandy.Smale@porthosp.nhs.uk on 02392286306 to book early.


Laparoscopy for Theatre Staff

dates tbc

Convener: Denise Wainwright

Basic Laparoscopic Skills Training (O&G)
17th April 2015
9th July 2015
Convener: Mr.Chris Guyer

This is suitable for ST1-5 SpRs in Gynaecology. Please contact Mr.Chris Guyer on Christopher.Guyer@porthosp.nhs.uk for more information.

Academy of Radiology Course

Toshiba Bowel Ultrasound Master Class
21st May 2015
15th October 2015
Convener: Dr.Antony Higginson

Advanced Course for radiologists and sonographers in bowel ultrasound including looking for appendicitis and inflammatory bowel disease. Please contact Antony.Higginson@porthosp.nhs.uk

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Masterclass - simulator & hands-on 2 days - date tbc

Convener: Mr.Simon Toh