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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


26 February & 27 February 2018  - Campus Workshop

Applied Anatomy: Upper Limb

A 5-week on-line refresher and 2 day intensive face-to-face cadaveric workshop, will take your understanding of the upper limb to a new level.

University of Aberdeen

Foresterhill Campus


Registration Details


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




 23rd February 2018

Emergency Medicine for Juniors Doctors

EMJD is a unique conference designed for junior doctors (F1-ST3) to provide teaching on the acute presentations seen every day in Emergency Departments across the UK.

The Carriageworks, Leeds, 3 Millenium Square, LS2 3AD





 1 March 2018


 UK Medical Careers Conference


Wales Deanery 

City Hall, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3ND


Provisional Programme

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4 March 2018

AOTrauma Course

Building on the undergraduate curriculum, this interactive day uses case discussions and fracture fixation practicals to establish the basics of fracture management for foundation doctors and medical students who are considering a trauma and orthopaedic career.

Radisson BLU, 80 High Street, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 1TH




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



9 March 2018

Joint Sharing Good Practice Conference

London Marriott Hotel Marble Arch, 134 George Street, London



 12 March 2018

 Principles of Casting for Orthopaedic Trainees

Taught by experienced clinicians and plaster technicians, this course will provide you with skills for upper and lower body casting.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ





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


23 March 2018

 The Clinician and the patient with obesity

Patients’ weights are changing, bringing new challenges for physicians. This symposium aims to equip physicians to recognise and know how to manage the range of symptoms and situations that may affect such patients attending their clinics.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 - 242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ






 28 March 2018

Mental Health and Wellbeing in Scotland

This seminar will be a timely opportunity to examine the progress of the Scottish Government’s Mental Health Strategy in the year since its publication, and to consider further action that can be taken in this important area of policy.

 Central Edinburgh



20 April 2018

 RCP Trainees Conference

The Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) first dedicated trainees conference will offer a multistream programme that will offer both a clinical and non-clinical perspective, and will feature case-based sessions on how to progress in your career.

The Birmingham Conferences and Events Centre, Hill Street, Birmingham, B5 4EW




25 April 2018

 Basic Orthopaedic Procedural Skills

By attending this course you will learn the principles of skin suturing, plastering, digital nerve blocks, joint aspiration, emergency fracture treatment and spinal immobilisation.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 - 242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ




26-27 April 2018


Annual Scottish Medical Education Conference (SMEC)


Edinburgh International Conference Centre


Details to follow



26-27 April 2018

Coloproctology Symposium

This one and a half day conference will cover a wide range of topics around current knowledge and practice in coloproctology.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ





1st May 2018

Wellcome/UKFPO Academic Foundation conference

The conference will be trainee-centred and will be of interest to academically minded medical students, Foundation trainees and any faculty or more senior colleagues who are involved in academic Foundation trainees. We hope the event will be of immediate practical assistance to any colleague following an academic career path, and those who are advising them.


Wellcome Trust, Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, London. NW1 2BE


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