Stitch-Up! A Suturing Course 2023

Jun 23, 2021


Location: Vesalius Clinical Training Centre, Bristol

Date: 12th July 2023

Course Organiser: Dr Emma Pynn, Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny

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.

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


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.

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 12th May 2023.

Please register and pay for your place on the course as normal. If your scholarship application is successful, the course fee will be refunded back to your account.

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