Session dates for ST5 and ST6 Trainees, 2020-2021

  • All sessions are 9am – 12pm (unless otherwise stated)
  • Assessment sessions will be EITHER 8.30am - 12.30pm OR 1pm - 5pm

ST5 and ST6

Group BR (Breast) – 9am - noon

  • Monday 23 November 2020 - breast imaging and needle biopsy
  • Tuesday 22 December 2020 - lipomodelling
  • Thursday 4 February 2021 - wide local excision
  • Tuesday 9 March 2021 - wire-guided surgery
  • Tuesday 30 March 2021 - axillary node clearance
  • Wednesday 5 May 2021 - sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Wednesday 9 June 2021 - nipple reconstruction
  • TBC June 2021 - skin sparing masctectomy and breast reconstruction (human cadaver session - 8.30am-2.30pm)
  • TBC July 2021 - breast reconstruction post mastectomy
  • ASSESSMENT - Friday 10 September 2021 (8.30am-12.30pm OR possibly 1-5pm)

Group CR1 (Colorectal) – 9am - noon

  • Monday 16 November 2020 - laparoscopic suturing
  • Thursday 17 December 2020 - stoma closure
  • Wednesday 20 January 2021 - hand-sewn endoanal anastomosis
  • Tuesday 23 February 2021 - laparoscopic TAPP inguinal hernia repair
  • Tuesday 23 March 2021 - haemorrhoid surgery and treatments
  • Friday 23 April 2021 - hand-sewn and stapled ileoanal pouch formation
  • Monday 24 May 2021 - fistula surgery
  • TBC June 2021 - laparoscopic right hemicolectomy
  • TBC July 2021 - total mesorectal excision (human cadaver session - 8.30am-2.30pm)
  • ASSESSMENT - Tuesday 28 September 2020 (8.30am-12.30pm OR possibly 1pm-5pm)

Group CR2 (Colorectal) – 9am - noon

  • Tuesday 3 November 2020 - laparoscopic suturing
  • Friday 4 December 2020 - stoma closure
  • Thursday 14 January 2021 - hand-sewn endoanal anastomosis
  • Thursday 4 March 2021 - laparoscopic TAPP inguinal hernia repair
  • Monday 29 March 2021 - haemorrhoid surgery and treatments
  • Thursday 22 April 2021 - hand-sewn and stapled ileoanal pouch formation
  • Friday 28 May 2021 - fistula surgery
  • TBC June 2021 - laparoscopic right hemicolectomy
  • TBC July 2021 - total mesorectal excision (human cadaver session - 8.30am-2.30pm)
  • ASSESSMENT - Wednesday 22 September 2021 (8.30am-12.30pm OR possibly 1pm-5pm)

Group CR3 (Colorectal) – 9am - noon

  • Thursday 5 November 2020 - laparoscopic suturing
  • Wednesday 2 December 2020 - stoma closure
  • Friday 22 January 2021 - hand-sewn endoanal anastomosis
  • Wednesday 24 February 2021 - laparoscopic TAPP inguinal hernia repair
  • Friday 26 March 2021 - haemorrhoid surgery and treatments
  • Tuesday 27 April 2021 - hand-sewn and stapled ileoanal pouch formation
  • Thursday 3 June 2021 - fistula surgery
  • TBC June 2021 - laparoscopic right hemicolectomy
  • CR3a: TBC July 2021 - total mesorectal excision (human cadaver session - 8.30am-2.30pm)
  • CR3b: TBC July 2021 - total mesorectal excision (human cadaver session - 8.30am-2.30pm)
  • ASSESSMENT - Monday 20 September 2021 (8.30am-12.30pm OR possibly 1pm-5pm)

Group UGI1 (Upper GI/HPB) – 9am - noon

  • Monday 2 November 2020 - laparoscopic suturing
  • Thursday 3 December 2020 - biliary bypass surgery
  • Friday 15 January 2021 - laparoscopic fundoplication and Heller's myotomy
  • Wednesday 3 March 2021 - laparoscopic TAPP inguinal hernia repair
  • Wednesday 31 March 2021 - hand-sewn oesophagogastric anastomosis
  • Monday 26 April 2021 - laparoscopic gastrojejunostomy
  • Tuesday 25 May 2021 - laparoscopic common bile duct exploration
  • TBC June 2021 - pancreaticojejunostomy
  • TBC July 2021 - total gastrectomy, oesophagojejunal anastomosis, splenectomy (human cadaver session - 8.30am-2.30pm)
  • ASSESSMENT - Friday 24 September 2021 (8.30am-12.30pm OR possibly 1pm-5pm)

Group UGI2 (Upper GI/HPB) – 9am - noon

  • Friday 20 November 2020 - laparoscopic suturing
  • Monday 21 December 2020 - biliary bypass surgery
  • Tuesday 19 January 2021 - laparoscopic fundoplication and Heller's myotomy
  • Thursday 25 February 2021 - laparoscopic TAPP inguinal hernia repair
  • Friday 19 March 2021 - hand-sewn oesophagogastric anastomosis
  • Thursday 29 April 2021 - laparoscopic gastrojejunostomy
  • Friday 21 May 2021 - laparoscopic common bile duct exploration
  • TBC June 2021 - pancreaticojejunostomy
  • TBC July 2021 - total gastrectomy, oesophagojejunal anastomosis, splenectomy (human cadaver session - 8.30am-2.30pm)
  • ASSESSMENT - Thursday 29 September 2021 (8.30am-12.30pm OR possibly 1pm-5pm)

Group UGI3 (Upper GI/HPB) – 9am - noon

  • Wednesday 18 November 2020 - laparoscopic suturing
  • Wednesday 9 December 2020 - biliary bypass surgery
  • Thursday 21 January 2021 - laparoscopic fundoplication and Heller's myotomy
  • Friday 26 February 2021 - laparoscopic TAPP inguinal hernia repair
  • Monday 22 March 2021 - hand-sewn oesophagogastric anastomosis
  • Wednesday 21 April 2021 - laparoscopic gastrojejunostomy
  • Thursday 20 May 2021 - laparoscopic common bile duct exploration
  • TBC June 2021 - pancreaticojejunostomy
  • UGI3a: TBC July 2021 - total gastrectomy, oesophagojejunal anastomosis, splenectomy (human cadaver session - 8.30am-2.30pm)
  • UGI3b: TBC July 2021 - total gastrectomy, oesophagojejunal anastomosis, splenectomy (human cadaver session - 8.30am-2.30pm)
  • ASSESSMENT - Tuesday 21 September 2021 (8.30am-12.30pm OR possibly 1pm-5pm)

Group V1 (Vascular) – 9am - noon unless stated

  • Tuesday 17 November 2020 - femoral popliteal bypass
  • Monday 7 December 2020 - open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Monday 18 January 2021 - carotid endarterectomy
  • February/March 2021 - Lower Limb Interventions workshop (9am – 5pm - double session)
  • Friday 30 April 2021 - dialysis access surgery
  • May/June 2021 - LPSS Venous workshop (9am - 5pm - double session)
  • TBC June/July 2021 - femoro-distal anastomosis (human cadaver session - 8.30am-2.30pm)
  • ASSESSMENT - Tuesday 14 September 2021 (8.30am-12.30pm OR possibly 1pm-5pm)

Group V2 (Vascular) - 9am - noon unless stated

  • Wednesday 4 November 2020 - femoral popliteal bypass
  • Wednesday 16 December 2020 - open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Thursday 28 January 2021 - carotid endarterectomy
  • February/March 2021 - Lower Limb Interventions workshop (9am – 5pm - double session)
  • Wednesday 28 April 2021 - dialysis access surgery
  • May/June 2021 - LPSS Venous workshop (9am - 5pm - double session)
  • TBC June/July 2021 - femoro-distal anastomosis (human cadaver session - 8.30am-2.30pm)
  • ASSESSMENT - Thursday 23 September 2021 (8.30am-12.30pm OR possibly 1pm-5pm)

Group V3 (Vascular) – 9am - noon

  • Friday 6 November 2020 - femoral popliteal bypass
  • Thursday 10 December 2020 - open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Friday 29 January 2021 - carotid endarterectomy
  • February/March 2021 - Lower Limb Interventions workshop (9am – 5pm - double session)
  • Thursday 6 April 2021 - dialysis access surgery
  • May/June 2021 - LPSS Venous workshop (9am - 5pm - double session)
  • V3a: TBC June/July 2021 - femoro-distal anastomosis (human cadaver session - 8.30am-2.30pm)
  • V3b: TBC June/July 2021 - femoro-distal anastomosis (human cadaver session - 8.30am-2.30pm)
  • ASSESSMENT - Monday 17 September 2021 (8.30am-12.30pm OR possibly 1pm-5pm)