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Training Courses & Events

Details of courses and training events in Scotland and across the UK are regularly posted here, as well as other opportunities you may find of interest.  

Please see the Scottish Foundation School Policy for details on what events are added to this list. 



Courses & Events



Title & Description



Various Dates 2017 & 2018 Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh - 2017/2018 Programme of Educational Events Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ
Programme of Events

Various Dates 2017 & 2018

Surgical Anastomosis Courses

These innovative and dynamic practical courses are designed to introduce and establish Vascular/GI Anastomosis techniques.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

232 - 242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ 

GI Anastomosis Course

Vascular Anastomosis Course


Survey to complete


Wellcome Review of PhD training survey




18 December 2017

Core Anaesthetics Training - Interview Course

Royal College of Anaesthetists Details


11 & 12 January 2018

MRCS OSCE Preparation Course

This accessible course prepares you for the MRCS Part B OSCE Exam.  The course combines online, flexible and independent learning with classroom based scenarios and preparation that benefit from direct interaction and feedback from faculty. 


Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow Details


12 January 2018


National Foundation Doctors

Presentation Day

Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel & Spa Redcliffe Hill, BS1 6SQ


Discount Flyer

Application Form


13 January 2018

Core Surgical Training Interview Course

An intensive interview course aimed at FY1 & FY2 doctors interested in applying for core surgical training

Northwick Park Hospital 

Postgraduate Centre




13 January 2018

Career in Urology Day

This is a hugely popular event and one not to be missed for F1/F2s/medical students interested in pursuing a career in Urology.


The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE



Abstract Submission


17 January 2018

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Vascular Access Course

Suttie Centre, Foresterhill Site, Aberdeen



2 February 2018



Changing face of cancer – what the general physician needs to know

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

232 - 242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ




15 February 2018


Clinical Epilepsy Course for Junior Doctors 

Institute of Neurology
33 Queen Square
London,WC1N 3BG



Programme 2018



15-16 February 2018



Glasgow Emergency Surgery and Trauma Symposium

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

232 - 242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ






1 March 2018



UK Medical Careers Conference


Wales Deanery 

City Hall, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3ND


Provisional Programme

Book Now


9 March 2018

12th Annual Spring (Education) Conference - Institute of Medical Ethics (IME)

Rights, Access, and Entitlement to Healthcare

The Studio, 51 Lever Street, Manchester M1 1FN



13-15 March 2018

RCPCH Annual Conference 2018

The time of the year has come to nominate 3 Foundation year trainees with shown interest in Paediatrics to attend the RCPCH annual conference 2018 in Scotland.

This is a great opportunity to network with other FY doctors, paediatric trainees and consultants from all over UK.


The Scottish Exhibition Centre, Glasgow


Foundation Year Prize Invitation to Nominate

Nomination Form



26-27 April 2018


Annual Scottish Medical Education Conference (SMEC)


Edinburgh International Conference Centre


Details to follow




Burn Care (MSc/PGCert)

Distance Learning/Part Time course covering the clinical management of burn patients.

Blizard Institute Details

PG Certificate in Research Methods for Health


University of Aberdeen Details

Other items that may be of interest

Title & Description Venue Details


Are you considering a career as a Histopathologist

The science of pathology is at the heart of every branch of medicine.  The doctors you meet in the surgery or hospital all depend on the knowledge, diagnostic skills and advice of some of the 4000 pathologists and 20,000 pathology scientists working in the UK

N/A Details


Considering a Career in Anaesthesia

The Royal College of Anaesthetists is launching a new membership service for medical students and foundation year doctors.


N/A  Details


Become an Associate Member of the RCPsych for free

The RCPsych is offering free membership to students and foundation doctors that want to learn more about psychiatry as a career.

 N/A  Details


Choose Psychiatry – it’s a discipline where you really get to know your patients

Working in Psychiatry has much to offer, and as many of our Consultants testify it is the one area where you really get to know your patients. With more Psychiatrists needed in the NHS it’s a perfect time to choose psychiatry as your career offering diversity, work-life balance and more opportunities than you might think

 N/A  Details


Otolaryngology (ENT) Run Through Pilot 

Applications commence at 10am on Wednesday 8th November and will close at 4pm on Thursday 30th November 2017. Candidates who wish to join the pilot in 2018 must apply in this recruitment ‘window’

 N/A  Details