Event Overview

We would like to invite you to join our Minor Surgery Skills | Refresher (includes DOPS) course in Newcastle.

Date: Wednesday 13 November 2024

Time: 09:00 - 17:00

Location: TBC - Newcastle

This RCGP course has been specifically designed to ensure experienced practitioners meet the requirements of the 2014 DES Minor Surgery Contract and has been approved by NHS England (formulated from the latest NHS e-guidelines) to do so.

This highly practical and interactive course also features the Direct Observations of Procedural Skills (DOPS) Assessment (required by NHS England for all GPs already practising and looking to re-accredit to continue to practise minor surgery in England - unless you perform more than 100 minor surgery procedures per year.

To continue practising minor surgery the NHS requires GPs to attend an update course such as this every three years. Aimed as a refresher at GPs who are already experienced in providing skin minor surgery, this educational activity is considered to be of high quality and relevant for general practitioners CPD Revalidation and DOPS assessment needs. 


Please note for suture practice we will be using pork belly, as trainers have advised that this is the closest replica to human skin. If you do not wish to work with pork for religious or personal reasons, please let us know no later than 2 weeks before the event date and an alternative will be provided.




Member rate: £295

Non-member rate: £365

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