Thursday, 27 March 2022

Royal Society of Medicine - Upcoming Events

There are two excellent upcoming events in the plastic surgery section at the RSM.

Firstly on Tuesday 15th April Mr Anthony McQuillan will be speaking on Brachial Plexus Injury Management.

As usual there will be trainee case presentations. Anybody with an interesting case to present should contact Ibby Younis 

Following on from this on Tuesday 13th May The London Symposium on Reconstructive Microsurgery will take place.
This all day event has a stellar lineup of speakers and promises to be a standout meeting.
Registration for both events is open now and the May symposium is filling up fast.

The London Symposium on Reconstructive Microsurgery - 13 May 2021

Brachial Plexus Injuries Management - 15 Apri l 20114

European Congress on Head & Neck Oncology

The European Congress on Head and Neck Oncology (ECHNO 2014) isbeing held at The ACC, Liverpool, UK from 24-26 April 2014. 
An emphasis has been placed on addressing the need for a multidisciplinary approach to facilitate cooperation between  the various clinical and research specialties involved in the management of head and neck cancer. ECHNO 2014 will provide you with the latest research and techniques in the ongoing effort to improve the lives of patients everywhere. 

The Congress’s stellar scientific programmme will feature experts from around the world, who will facilitate stimulating debates about the most controversial topics in Proton Therapy, Robotics and Transoral Laser. 

Click here to view the Scientific Programme

RCS Aesthetic Course: Body Contouring, Post-Bariatric Surgery, Brachioplasty & Liposuction

The aim of this one day course, to be delivered by faculty with a wealth of experience in all forms of body contouring will be to develop decision making and operative skills in relation to aesthetic body contouring. This is a course for trainees in plastic surgery and would also be very useful in supporting revision for the FRCS exam.


The course will cover:
  • Pre-operative, operative and post-operative decision making process in regard to body contouring, post bariatric surgery, brachioplasty, and liposuction
  • Possible complications of these operative techniques and provide guidance as to how to avoid them
  • Examples will be shown of a range of operative techniques used in cosmetic surgery of the trunk and limbs
  • There will also be a practical session on the marking up of the  body contouring procedures discussed throughout the course
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the operations of body contouring of the trunk
  • Demonstrate the principles of various  cosmetic contouring operations
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of various cosmetic operations

Learning outcomes

This course will help address some of the intermediate competencies expected by the ISCP, most specifically in the following areas:
  • Relevant embryology, anatomy and physiology of trunk
  • Appropriate pre-operative investigations and patient assessment including psychological assessment.
  • Range, indications and principles of relevant operations for body contouring
  • Post-operative complications and their management.
  • Recent advances in techniques for body contouring.
  • Blood supply and innervation of the trunk
  • Assessment of post bariatric patients prior to corrective contouring surgery
Clinical Skills
  • Assessment of the elective surgical body contouring patient
  • History taking
  • Examination
  • Skills of analysis, judgement, surgical planning
Technical Skills and Procedures
  • Various operations for abdominoplasty/ body lift surgery
  • Various operations for  thigh and arm reduction
  • Indications for liposuction and various techniques
  • Correction of gynaecomastia in relation to body contouring

Course Director

Mr Anthony Armstrong 
Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon,

Wexham Park & Frimley Park Hospitals, 
Specialty Tutor in Aesthetic Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons

Target Audience / Suitability

Plastic surgical trainees, particularly ST3-8 and consultants
Am I suitable?


  • Interactive Lectures
  • Practical work

Wednesday, 26 March 2022

Cleft Surgery Workshop 2014

Organised by The Northern Cleft Foundation* together with the Dr Hedgewar Hospital**

Date - 19th,20th,21st September 2014
Venue - Dr Hedgewar Hospital, Aurangabad
Course fee (not including travel or accommodation) = £350

A unique opportunity to learn about cleft surgery from leading cleft surgeons.

"A three day masterclass on the Surgical Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate”. 

There will be a combination of lectures and workshops as well as live operative
demonstrations. The course is aimed at surgical trainees with an interest in Cleft
Lip and palate."

Faculty includes: 

  • Professor Gosla Reddy, Cleft and Craniofacial Surgeon Hyderabad
  • Mr Christopher Penfold, Consultant Cleft Surgeon ,  Liverpool
  • Mr Simon Van Eeden, Consultant Cleft Surgeon Liverpool
  • Mr David Drake,Consultant Cleft Surgeon Swansea
  • Mr Mark Devlin,Consultant Cleft Surgeon Glasgow
  • Dr Mike Tremlett,Consultant Anaesthetist, Middlesborough

Travel and Accommodation
MINA TRAVEL LTD have been very helpful in arranging travel and hotel accommodation in
Aurangabad for the Northern Cleft Foundation. Contact Gunvant Kumpavat at Mina
TEL..0161 665 3772    FAX..0161 627 4454

Further information
For more information about the course and how to register please contact:
Dr George Teturswawmy -
Mr Chris Penfold -
Mr David Drake -

*The Northern Cleft Foundation is a UK registered charity that provides and sponsors cleft care in India.

**Dr Hedgewar Hospital is near Gajanan Mandir, Garkheda Road, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, 431085,
Ashok Nagar, Garkheda, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431001, India.

Tuesday, 25 March 2022

6th European Plastic Surgery Research Council (EPSRC): REMINDER Call for Abstracts & Early Bird Deadline

6th European Plastic Surgery Research Council
August 21-24, 2014, MS Cap San Diego, Hamburg/Germany

REMINDER: Call for Abstracts & Early Bird 
Dear Sir or Madam, Dear colleague,
It is our pleasure to invite you to submit scientific contributions for the 6th European Plastic Surgery Research Council to be held August 21-24, 2014, in Hamburg/Germany.
We would like to remind all those interested, that the abstract submission deadline is March 30, 2022.
Due to a tight schedule, abstract submission deadline will not be extended. Abstracts submitted after the deadline will not be taken into consideration!
Accepted abstracts of the long oral presentations are published as a supplement in our official organ Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Impact Factor: 3.535).
We would also advise you to register early because the Early Bird flies away soon.
Early Bird Deadline: March 30, 2022
Online registration and abstract submission is possible at
We are proud to have the following keynote and panel speaker on board:
Heinz Bürger, MD (Klagenfurt, Austria)
Paul S. Cederna, MD (University of Michigan, USA)
Günter Germann, MD, PhD (University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany)
Moustapha Hamdi, MD, PhD (Brussels University Hospital, Belgium)
Georg M. Huemer, MD, MSc, MBA (General Hospital Linz, Austria)
Jeffrey E. Janis, MD (Ohio State University Medical Center, USA)
Hannu Kuokkanen, MD (Pirkanmaa Hospital District, Finland)
Koenraad Van Landuyt, MD, PhD (University Hospital Gent, Belgium)
Hans-Günther Machens, MD (Technische Universität München, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Germany)
Jaume Masià, MD, PhD (Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Spain)
David W. Mathes, MD (University of Washington, USA)
Justin M. Sacks, MD (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA)
Murat Topalan, MD (Esteworld, Istanbul´, Turkey)
Peter M. Vogt, MD, PhD (Medical School Hannover, Germany)
Gottfried Wechselberger, MD, MSc (Hospital St. John of God "Barmherzigen Brüder" Salzburg, Austria)
Michael R. Zenn, MD (Duke University School of Medicine, USA)
EPSRC Cruise FellowshipThe EPSRC Cruise Fellowship aims at promoting clinical and scientific inter-European exchange of ideas and promote and encourage training in Plastic Surgery. It is a three-months fellowship that has to be spent in three different units. Please click here for further information.

Please spread the word among your colleagues and visit us on facebook!
We are looking forward to welcoming you onboard the White Swan of the Atlantic in Hamburg in August!
Lorenz Larcher, MD
Captain 2014
Lars Steinstraesser, MD
President EPSRC

LAS Registrar Vacancy - Leicester

Vacancy Ref No: 358-PCD395-B
Job Title: Trust Grade(STR LAS) Plastic Surgery
Date Live on NHS Jobs: 17TH March 2014
Closing Date: 31st March 2014
Short listing sent out by HR Shared Serviced: 1st April 2014.
Short listing to be sent back to HR Shared Services: TBC
Interview Date and Panel Members: Please can you provide interview dates as early as possible as the new NHS Jobs system will not allow us to move forward with the vacancy until these details are placed in the system.

Please also note that this vacancy will automatically be advertised at Job Centreplus in addition to the NHS Jobs website.

When the vacancy has closed I will pre-sift all submitted applications to identify the following:-

  • Anyone declaring a disability (if they meet the essential criteria they are guaranteed an interview under the ‘Positive about Disabled’ scheme).

You are reminded to refer any individuals contacting you from either a publication or a Recruitment Advertising Agency, other than TMP Worldwide (the Trusts preferred supplier) to me or a colleague within the HR Admin Team.  This is to avoid you being targeted by recruitment advertising scams or agreeing to place your advertisement into publications that are unproven and therefore not cost-effective or credible.  Please ensure that your colleagues are also aware of this requirement, particularly if their name appears on any advertisement for applicants to contact for further information. 

Should you require any information regarding the progress of this vacancy or any assistance during the recruitment process please contact me.

Many Thanks
Sameena Ali
HR Administrator (Medical) Planned Care Division
University Hospitals of Leicester
HR Shared Services Department
Level 2
Jarvis Building
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Infirmary Square

Telephone number: 0116 258 7617
Fax number: 0116 258 5094

Thursday, 6 March 2022

Sculpture for Surgeons

Sculpture for Surgeons Flyer