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How do we optimise take-home surgical simulation during training?

How do we optimise take-home surgical simulation during training?

  It is one thing to have the surgical simulation tools available - but quite another to ensure their continued use. eoSurgical simulators have be...
How will surgeons operate in the metaverse?

How will surgeons operate in the metaverse?

  The metaverse describes a graphically rich virtual space where humans can interact. The idea is not new but its manifestation is contingent upon...
Half of surgeons are below average

Half of surgeons are below average

  It is unnerving as a surgeon to recognise that half the surgical workforce is, statistically speaking, below average. No surgeon would like to t...
eoSurgical - 10 years of improving surgical skills!

eoSurgical - 10 years of improving surgical skills!

  eoSurgical has now been in operation for ten years. Time has flown by since our first webcam-in-a-shoebox iteration. This first product was offe...
Front page news – the evidence base grows

Front page news – the evidence base grows

  eoSurgical is driven by innovation underpinned by evidence. We have a track record in publishing and presenting evidence highlighting the effica...
Surgical fulfilment, fatigue, and expectations

Surgical fulfilment, fatigue, and expectations

  Alain de Botton, philosopher and author, suggests: “A firm belief in the necessary misery of life was for centuries one of mankind’s most import...
The long covid hangover looming for surgical training

The long covid hangover looming for surgical training

  In the UK, and probably worldwide, surgeons are not being trained as they were pre-pandemic. The cancellation and resultant backlog of elective ...
Surgeons, empathy, and Shakespeare

Surgeons, empathy, and Shakespeare

- Expose thyself to feel what wretches feel, King Lear Act III scene iii Surgeons, amongst doctors in general, sometimes distance themselves f...
Sustainability, surgery, and eoSurgical

Sustainability, surgery, and eoSurgical

  The 2021 UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) took place just 50 miles west of eoSurgical HQ in Edinburgh. Acting to avert the impending climat...
The power of gratitude in surgery

The power of gratitude in surgery

  Being a surgeon can be deeply rewarding. That reward is intimately connected with patient outcome: an operation completed without complication, ...
ASiT - eoSurgical launches medical education bursary

ASiT - eoSurgical launches medical education bursary

eoSurgical is driven by patient safety - improving surgical skills in risk-free environments that translates into safer surgery for our patients. O...
Global Surgery – how eoSurgical fits in

Global Surgery – how eoSurgical fits in

  As jobbing surgeons working in the NHS, the founders of eoSurgical are entirely familiar with the impact of financial constraints on healthcare ...