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In-depth legal masterclass: Informed Consent After Lanarkshire

Date: 19 June 2018

Location: Central London

De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This one-day course will cover all elements of informed consent as well as the law relating to treatment of those who lack capacity and who are unable to give informed consent. 

For further information and to book your place visit or email

20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20afpp  when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.)

Basic Surgical Skills

Date: 4-5 September 2018

Location: TBC

Basic Surgical Skills 4–5 September 2018 
Fee: £585 (£550 for RCSEd Members/ Affiliates)

Overview: This two day course, aimed at FY1 and above and SCPs, is designed to instill core surgical skills at the very start of a surgeon’s training by teaching the correct basic techniques. This course also welcomes perioperative practitioners who are keen to develop basic surgical skills. These courses are run from our Surgical Skills Centre in Edinburgh eight times per year, and also from centres in Dundee, Nottingham and overseas. The faculty is always drawn from a specially selected group of surgeons, each with a wide range of knowledge and experience in teaching.

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Infection Prevention Society (IPS) 11th Annual Conference

Date: 30 September - 2 October 2018

Location: Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow

The Infection Prevention Society (IPS) is pleased to announce that registration for its annual conference, Infection Prevention 2018, is now open! The conference will begin on the changed date of Sunday 30th September and close on Tuesday 2nd October in the Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow.

The IPS conference, now in its 11th year, promises to offer delegates the latest in infection prevention and control research, education and expertise, with inspiring speakers and informative sessions.

The three-day conference will welcome many world leading experts to impart their knowledge and share what they’re doing to tackle current issues relating to infection prevention and control. If you are a healthcare professional with an interest in any aspect of infection control then you will benefit from attending this conference. In addition to the main conference programme, there will also be one-day conferences dedicated to Infection Prevention in Care and at Home and Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Resistance. Delegates can register for these events for only £95 each or if you register for the full conference, you can choose to attend these specialist sessions.

Brand new and as part of Infection Prevention 2018, the Infection Prevention Show will allow the audience to discuss the challenges we are increasingly facing in a financially challenging time and provide a platform to showcase the latest innovative infection prevention technologies and products. This event is free to attend and will take place on Monday 1st October at the SEC in Glasgow. Highlights of the show include a session from Dr Phil Hammond, NHS Doctor, BBC Broadcaster, Private Eye Journalist and Comedian. Show delegates will also be given access to the UK’s largest infection prevention and control exhibition offering you the opportunity to view new and innovative products and discuss your requirements with company professionals.

To view the programme, submit an abstract and to register, visit:

Theatres & Anaesthesia Conference

Date: 13 October 2018

Location: Bridge Community Church, Leeds

Leadership and Development

Date: 2 November 2018

Location: Birmingham

Leadership and Development Birmingham, 2 November 2018 Fee: £45 (£30 for FPC Membership) Overview: This course will help participants to develop self awareness of their learning styles, individual strengths and development needs. It will also discuss service improvement including writing business cases and discuss areas such as time management and work life balance.

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