BSDS Stitch-Up

Jan 7, 2021

Location: Clinical Skills Centre, St Barholomews Hospital, Barts and The London

Date: 5th May 2016

Course Organiser: Dr Emma Pynn, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

The course will consist of lectures on the important aspects as well as lots of supervised practical work on pig skin, including superficial, deep, continuous and interrupted sutures. There will be the opportunity to try more advanced techniques and chat to dermatologists about careers in skin surgery.

Delegate Report – Stitch-Up September 2015

This course is primarily aimed at FY1 & 2, SHOs and CMTs, however, the course may also be of interest to acute medical trainees, surgical trainees, nurses and new dermatology registrars.

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The BSDS are offering two scholarships to attend this course: one scholarship for a junior doctor and one for a nurse. Scholarships will entitle the recipients to free attendance on the course, worth £275.

To apply for a scholarship please submit a one page C.V. and a 200 word statement detailing why you should receive the scholarship to [email protected]. The deadline for applications is 28th February 2016.