Perioperative Clinical Research

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This is a joint meeting between the NIAA and RCS. The first meeting early in 2014 was excellent. The RSTN is now working with the anaesthetic trainee collaboratives on a perioperative fluid audit in patients undergoing microvascular breast reconstruction. Sessions … Read More

Register now for the CCR Expo Training Dome

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FREE to attend Hands-on surgical training at CCR Expo 2014 10 – 11 October, Olympia National London **Limited Spaces Available**  Surgical Training Dome in association with PLASTA CCR Expo, the UK’s largest event uniting the reconstructive, aesthetic and non-surgical arenas, … Read More

Trainees: get involved in a major systematic review

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The RSTN has been approached by Prof. Hywel Williams to identify plastic surgery trainees interested in joining a large NIHR funded systematic review of skin cancer related topics. This is a fantastic opportunity to get trained in systematic reviewing and be part … Read More

Commercial Research Masterclass (ENT UK)

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On behalf of ENT UK, I would like to invite your members to attend the ENT UK Commercial Research Masterclass, which will take place 16.30 – 18.30 on Friday 12th September 2014, at the Royal College of Surgeons, London. The workshop is designed … Read More

iBRA Summer Newsletter

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Summer Newsletter for Trainee Collaborators  Progress to date  Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the iBRA study so far. Following our successful pilot in Liverpool, we are now recruiting and making good progress………  58 breast units and … Read More

preHEAT coming soon . . .

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preHEAT is a new trial that is due to start recruiting in October. It is a feasibility study to evaluate local heat preconditioning with respect to its effects on wound healing after reconstructive breast surgery in patients with breast cancer– … Read More

ACF in Plastic Surgery (Oxford)

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An Academic Clinical Fellowship in plastic surgery based in Oxford has just been advertised on the NHS jobs website. Click below for more details. The applicant must already have an NTN in plastic surgery.

Videos from the RSTN Trials Day

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The RSTN now has a YouTube Channel with videos from the RSTN Trials Day 2014. These will be appearing in the coming days as they are edited. In the meantime, here is an introduction to the RSTN from Abhi Jain.