Conferences & Courses
In date order
RCS EducationThe Royal College of Surgeons offers a wide range of courses
RCS members receive a 10% discount on selected courses. For
more information and to book online, visit www.rcseng.ac.uk/courses
Cadaveric Skills CoursesCourses are run by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and held in the state of the art Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre (CASC) - various dates
These courses are designed to provide hands-on experience using
fresh/frozen Cadaveric material (note: Local Anaesthesia Course
uses embalmed material) and therefore places are limited.
Coures are run on various dates and cover a wide
range of surgical specialisms.
For full details and to book online please see the Royal College website
Alternatively for further information or to book over the phone
contact Joanne Woollard on 0141 330 2063 / 07824632361 or email
BASO ENDORSED COURSESBASO endorses the scientific events and training programmes organised by our European sister organisation, the European Society of Surgical Oncology. ESSO offers a wide range of multidisciplinary educational events designed for surgical trainees and oncologist of all levels
BASO members can register at ESSO Events at members
For details on the courses available, click here
European Cancer Congress 2017
27 Jan 2017
30 Jan 2017
ECCO2017 European Cancer Congress will be held in
Gastrointestinal Cancer Study Day
8 Mar 2017Venue: The Royal Society of Medicine, London
RSM is organising a one day meeting on the latest updates in
gastrointestinal and abdominal cancer and precancerous
- Learn different paradigms in the treatment of different types
- Explore international perspective on surgical oncology.
- Discussion on recent clinical and scientific cancer
- Update on liver tumours and transplpantation from a state of
the art lecture.
24 Mar 2017Organised by British Institute of Radiology (BIR)
Venue: Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, London
CPD: 6 CREDITS
Palliative radiotherapy is used to relieve our patients of pain
or other distressing symptoms of their cancer and to improve their
quality of life. It has traditionally been associated with the use
of simple planning and delivery techniques but there is now
increasing interest in the use of the latest treatment techniques
such as Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) to provide more effective
and durable control and reduce toxicity. Alongside these
developments, there has also been a change to a more
multidisciplinary approach in the management of palliative cancer
care with consultant therapeutic radiographers and nurses taking an
increasingly active role in the planning of palliative
ASiT International Surgical Conference
31 Mar 2017
2 Apr 2017Venue: Bournmouth
- Submit your research and audit abstracts to be considered for
presentation at an international conference.
- Accepted abstracts published in International Journal of
Surgery (Pubmed indexed).
- Over £3,500 of specialty prizes to be won!
- Choose from a broad range of low-cost, high-quality
preconference educational courses;covering technical skills,
specialty specific skills, research and non-technical skills.
- Educational conference programme with clinical updates, topical
discussions andcareer planning.
- Dedicated content for both senior trainees and medical
- Socialise with trainees from the UK and abroad at our free
For more details visit Website:
Pain Study Day: Persistent Pain Following Breast Cancer
28 Apr 2017
Venue: The Royal Marsden Education and Conference Centre,
Stewart's Grove, London SW3 6JJ
This cross-specialty study day will draw together surgeons,
anaesthetists, nurses,physiotherapists and any other interested
parties to review these topics. AnInternational faculty of speakers
will present the latest thoughts on persistent postbreastsurgery
pain. Areas covered include risk stratification of patients, the
impactof surgical and anaesthetic techniques and treatment
approaches. There will beample opportunity throughout the day (and
afterwards!) to discuss points of interestand to network with
Conference Programme and registration form
Non Medical Prescribing in Cancer Care
5 Jun 2017
Venue: De Vere West One Conference Centre, London.
This conference focuses on Non Medical Prescribing in Cancer
Care. Through national updates and practical case studies the
conference will demonstrate how the effective use of non medical
prescribing in cancer care can improve patient care, experience and
outcomes. The conference will focus on developing competence and
confidence in non medical prescribing in cancer care, including
using the new National Competency Framework for all Prescribers.For
further information and to book your place visit
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Communications forum and Sylvia Lawler prize meeting
7 Jun 2017
Venue:Royal Society of Medicine
Register to discover the importance of communicationstraining
and empathy in the changing environmentof medical education.
•Colleague and patient interaction: could we do better?
•Management of families in patient care
•What do people with cancer need from their health
Early bird rates expire Wednesday 26 April 2017
SBNS AUTUMN MEETING – LIVERPOOL
20 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Venue: The Titanic Hotel, Liverpool
The meeting will have a theme focusing on the challenges and
similarities of neurosurgical practice on the continent of Africa
and the wider world.Special Invited guests: Continental Association
of African Neurosurgical Societies
BASO~ACS and NCRI Annual Scientific Conference
5 Nov 2017
8 Nov 2017
Venue: BT Convention Centre, Liverpool
Join the biggest cancer conference in the UK, BASO~ACS
Annual Scientific Conference and the NCRI Cancer Conference
aims to provide a unique environment for interdisciplinary learning
and the cross-fertilisation of ideas by bringing together delegates
from all cancer disciplines.
Abstract Submission and
Earlybird Registration Now Open
for conference details.
BAPRAS Winter Scientific Meeting
29 Nov 2017
1 Dec 2017
Venue: Victoria Park Plaza, London
Abstract submission system is open.
BAPRAS is now accepting abstract submissions for their
forthcoming winter scientific meeting, taking place from 29
November to 1 December in London.
Click here to
submit an abstract. Abstract submissions close on Thursday 27
July at 12:00 noon. The programme committee is meeting in
early September and we will be in contact with authors in
mid-September with confirmation of the committee's decision.