Thursday, 8 December 2016

The 4th Hand Diploma Revision Course 17 - 18 Jan 2017 6 weeks to go!

This course is now suitable preparation for Hand Surgery questions in the FRCS(Plast) as well the British or European Dilpoma's in Hand Surgery

Convenor: Mr Chye Yew Ng 

An intensive two-day preparatory course aimed at candidates about to sit the British/European Hand Diploma examination. The emphasis of the course is on focussed review of key topics in hand surgery and viva practice under examination conditions. The course is also suitable for orthopaedic/plastic trainees and practicing hand surgeons looking for update of hand surgery topics. Faculty include consultant hand surgeons, radiologist, neurophysiologist and hand therapists.

Wrightington faculty: Ian Trail, John Stanley, Raj Murali, Mike Hayton, Sumedh Talwalkar, Adam Watts, Sohail Akhtar, CY Ng, Theresa Goggins, Anne Page.

Invited faculty: Dan Armstrong, Waqar Bhatti, Manohar Deshpande, David Dickson, Alistair Hunter, Wee Leon Lam, Stephen Lipscombe, Anuj Mishra, Zaf Naqui, Matt Nixon, Dominic Power, Simon Tan, Christian West, Rob Winterton, Alison Roe, Sarah Turner.

Course Fee £375 (includes course dinner on Tuesday night, refreshments and buffet lunches):

For further details, please contact: Jackie Richardson, Upper Limb Research,
Wrightington Hospital, Hall Lane, Appley Bridge, Lancashire WN6 9EP. 
Email: Telephone: + 44(0)1257 256413

Websites: (Education) or (Our hospitals, Wrightington, Forthcoming courses)

Saturday, 27 August 2016

Wellington Aesthetic Fellowship 2017

The closing date is September 2nd NOT August 26th as advertised on the flier. Contact to apply.

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Key Topics in Hand Surgery - Manchester Study Day Tuesday 6th September 2016

PLASTA members are invited to the above training day. The sponsorship is such that trainees from out of region coming in groups of 4 and above we would most probably be able to accommodate free of charge.

There will also be a University Challenge FRCS Hand quiz Ortho v Plast and we would be happy to accommodate any enthusiastic participants from PLASTA to take on the BOTA crew. Please contact

Thursday, 14 July 2016

EBA course

FRCS Plast information website

For all those sitting the FRCS Plast exams an invaluable website covering the basics of the FRCS Syllabus.
Designed by John Dickson whilst sitting the FRCS Plast Exams
Free of charge