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Surgeons: How to stop yourself ending up on the operating table

Surgeons: How to stop yourself ending up on the operating table

  Rates of musculoskeletal problems amongst surgeons are high, especially amongst those performing laparoscopic surgery. In the context of open su...
How it started & how it’s going. Ten years of eoSurgical

How it started & how it’s going. Ten years of eoSurgical

eoSurgical has been in existence for ten years. Founded by surgical trainees, the company has evolved in parallel with its founders, all now consul...
New modules for obstetrics & gynaecology come to SurgTrac

New modules for obstetrics & gynaecology come to SurgTrac

  Minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures are an expanding component of OBGYN practise. We have now put together a bespoke package specifically...
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...