Stitch-Up! A Suturing Course

Jan 7, 2021

Location: Medical School, University of Birmingham

This course is now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, in case of cancellations, please email

Date: 19th September 2018

Course Organiser: Dr Emma Pynn, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport

Delegate Report – Stitch Up! Course November 2017

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 CMTs, 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 The deadline for applications is 27th July 2018.

For further information or to REGISTER ONLINE, please visit: