Minor surgery courses

Our popular minor surgery courses use state of the art models, instruments and simulated tissues to give full hands on training and theoretical sessions.

Topics include: Preparation and planning; instruments materials and sterilisation; local anaesthesia; basic surgical technique; epidermal cysts and abscesses; snip, scrape and shave lesions; pigmented lesions; cryosurgery; joint injection techniques and skin cancer.

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Village Hotel Glasgow

RCGP Scotland | 1 Day Joint Injections Course

This course is open to General Practitioners and Practice Nurses in Scotland working with musculoskeletal patients, who would like to improve their assessment, diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal conditions, including practical use of corticosteroid joint and tissue injections. This is a highly practical course and consists of a series of short and punchy lectures in the morning, followed by hands-on demonstrations and supervised practice for the rest of the day.


  • Date

    05 October 2022
  • Start time

    8:30 AM
  • Places left

    7

Village Hotel Glasgow

RCGP Scotland | 2 Day Minor Surgery Course

This course is open to General Practitioners and Practice Nurses in Scotland and will enable attendees to develop the skills required to run a successful minor surgery service in primary care. Topics covered include; minor skin procedures and non-surgical techniques, as well as advice about how to set up a service and the medico-legal and contractual obligations required of those practicing minor surgery.


  • Date

    06 October 2022
  • Start time

    8:30 AM
  • Places left

    19

Village Hotel Cardiff

RCGP Wales | 1-Day Joint Injection Course

This 1 day Joint Injection course is aimed at practitioners working with musculoskeletal patients who would like to improve their assessment, diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal conditions, including the role of, the theory behind and practical use of corticosteroid joint and soft tissue injections. The course is suitable for all skill levels. This is a highly practical course and consists of a series of short and punchy lectures in the morning, followed by hands-on demonstrations and supervised practice for the remainder of the day. If you are a novice or beginner, the team will teach you to safely offer Joint Injections. If you have previous experience, you’ll expand your knowledge and receive an excellent CPD update from Medical Skills Courses' expert tutors.


  • Date

    12 December 2022
  • Start time

    9:30 AM
  • Places left

    21

Village Hotel Cardiff

RCGP Wales | 2-Day Minor Surgery Course

This highly practical 2 day Minor Surgery Course is for primary care clinicians who would like to develop or improve their surgical skills, whilst learning to provide a safe, effective and modern community Minor Surgery service. The training is suitable for all skill levels, from novice to expert. The event begins with a series of succinct and entertaining lectures where we cover practical tips, useful advice, and all the key safety information you need. We also include step-by-step guidance around the practicalities of setting up your own service including the nuances of delivering minor surgery within the community. This is followed by supervised hands-on practice for the remainder of the two days.


  • Date

    13 December 2022
  • Start time

    9:30 AM
  • Places left

    24