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Just started core training or a run-through/residency post?

Just started core training or a run-through/residency post?

  This time of the year marks the regular rotation of postgraduate trainees in the UK. Many groups have been in the previous post for longer than ...
Does eoSurgical Simulation work? The literature says yes

Does eoSurgical Simulation work? The literature says yes

  There is an ever-growing body of research exploring the efficacy of surgical simulation. In many arenas, it has been shown that simulation does ...
Covid-19: leadership lessons applicable to surgery

Covid-19: leadership lessons applicable to surgery

  It remains difficult to blog without viewing a subject through the lens of the new COVID-19 world. The crisis has brought out some of the very b...
Pursuing a career in surgery during a global pandemic

Pursuing a career in surgery during a global pandemic

  This week we are pleased to publish a guest blog by William Cambridge, a medical student studying at Edinburgh University and president of the E...
Surgical consent in the COVID era – navigating greater uncertainty

Surgical consent in the COVID era – navigating greater uncertainty

  The COVID pandemic continues to have a dreadful human impact, both through direct morbidity and mortality but also due to increasing economic st...
The end of the beginning? Time for innovation

The end of the beginning? Time for innovation

In the UK, the lockdown continues. There is a growing realisation that disruption to both normal life and healthcare systems is likely to continu...
Lockdown resources for the surgical trainee

Lockdown resources for the surgical trainee

  In many healthcare settings, there has been a concerted effort to free up hospital beds for patients with COVID-19 and to enhance critical care ...
Covid-19 – anticipating a brighter future

Covid-19 – anticipating a brighter future

  Worldwide, the covid-19 pandemic is escalating. Remaining positive is important and whilst some areas are firmly in the eye of the storm, there ...
Covid-19 – challenges for training

Covid-19 – challenges for training

  The world’s population and its healthcare workforce are facing a huge challenge as we work to control and mitigate for the covid-19 pandemic. Ou...
Miniaturising surgical robotics – building a model ship inside a very small bottle

Miniaturising surgical robotics – building a model ship inside a very small bottle

One reason that surgery is exciting is its interface with technology. Surgical robots, becoming more common in well-resourced healthcare settings,...
Time for quality adjusted training years?

Time for quality adjusted training years?

  Many health professionals will be familiar with QALYs: quality-adjusted life years. QALYs assume health to be a function of the length of life a...
A microcosm of future gender parity… in neurosurgery

A microcosm of future gender parity… in neurosurgery

  eoSurgical tries hard to advocate for improved gender equality in surgery. With still so few women surgeons, the profession is missing out on ta...