Our webinar series continues to grow, bringing you more opportunities to engage with peers, keep up to date with COVID-19 and develop your surgical career. You can find our recorded webinars and register for upcoming events below.
All of our webinars are free for RCS England members and fellows.
If you have feedback on our events, want to suggest new ideas or have any questions, please get in touch.
The RCS England COVID-19 Research Group: Wednesday 21 April 6pm-7pm
The RCS England COVID-19 Research Group supports and coordinates major studies investigating the impact and challenges of COVID-19 for the surgical workforce. Tune in to hear our panel of research leads presenting the progress of their RCS England sponsored COVID-19 projects. Book here to secure your place.
Sustainability in surgery - disposable vs. reusable: Wednesday 28 April 7pm-8pm
This webinar will look at the use of disposable vs. reusable materials within surgery and provide information on how to make important future changes in clinical practice. With RCS England council member and Vice-chair of the RCS England sustainability in surgery committee, Ms Victoria Pegna, RCS England Council member and Consultant neurosurgeon, Mr Richard Kerr, ENT Research Fellow, Miss Chantelle Rizan and Consultant in ENT Surgery, Professor Mahmood Bhutta. Book here.
NHS Pension Update – McCloud and you: Tuesday 4 May 6.30pm-7.30pm
Disclaimer: Please be advised that the content of this webinar and any financial advice subsequently provided is supplied by Chase de Vere Medical. The RCS England are not recommending them as a supplier above other potential advisers.
We keep a catalogue of our past webinars to provide accessible advice for members at all career stages, covering queries from how to write a paper, to the latest on less than full-time training. If there’s a subject you’d like us to cover next, please get in touch with our events team.
COVID-19: Reviving surgical services across the four nations: This four nations panel discussion focuses on the approach to the pandemic across the United Kingdom and what lessons we can learn from each other and how we can work to recover services and training for patients and surgeons alike.
IWD Webinar: A Conversation with Jane Dacre and Helena Kennedy: As we jump into 2021 facing new opportunities and challenges in society and medicine, we are also celebrating the 30 year anniversary of the RCS England Women in Surgery (WinS) network.
NHS Pension Update – McCloud and you: Specialist financial advisers, Chase de Vere Medical, provided an update on the government’s remedy to age discrimination in the NHS Pension Scheme. Disclaimer: Please be advised that the content of this webinar and any financial advice subsequently provided is supplied by Chase de Vere Medical. The RCS England are not recommending them as a supplier above other potential advisers.
Surgical prioritisation during COVID-19: Hear the latest updates to the Clinical Guide to Surgical Prioritisation During the Coronavirus Pandemic from the Federation of Surgical Specialty Associations (FSSA).
Perioperative care for the future of surgery beyond the pandemic: Our panel discusses perioperative with particular focus on the new Green paper from The Centre for Perioperative care (CPOC) that is set to highlight how to achieve excellence in each part of perioperative care to improve surgery for the future.
Launch of the Green Surgery Challenge: Clinical Programme Director at The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare, Olivia Bush, Consultant in ENT Surgery, Mahmood Bhutta and ENT Research Fellow, Chantelle Rizan bring to you all the details of the Green Surgery Challenge 2021, a fantastic opportunity for the UK’s surgical community to recognise the value of sustainable healthcare.
Never Events: Dr Sean Weaver and Dr Nick Woodier from the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch talk about avoiding patient safety incidents and the multiple factors that contribute to so-called ‘never events’.
Supporting surgeons during COVID-19 and beyond: RCS England President Professor Neil Mortensen, vice-president Professor Cliff Shearman and Head of Standards Katerina Sarafidou discuss how The RCS England can best support your well-being.
More recorded webinars
How to best prepare for your interview: Our hugely popular interview skills focuses on the best practices to employ during core surgical training interviews in 2021.
Getting it right next time: Find out what the surgical profession can learn from the pandemic in order to shape our response to future crises.
How to get ahead in conducting clinical audits: Clinical audit is a vital element of surgical practice. Update your knowledge about how to set up and get involved with clinical audits.
Positive workplaces: Featuring Dame Clare Gerada, this webinar discussed the role of PHP, how to support doctor’s wellbeing and help you take positive steps towards combating stress and burnout.
Virtual consultations: Find out what benefits virtual consultations can have and when they might be appropriate.
Robotics launch meeting: Professor Neil Mortensen, Mr Richard Kerr and guests talk about the advancements in robotics as they relate to the surgical practice.
The importance of sustainability in the surgical profession: Stella Vig and Victoria Pegna with be joined by Chantelle Rizan and Mood Bhutta and will answer queries about the role of sustainability in today's surgical profession. Find out more about RCS England's work on sustainability.
Navigating an academic career pathway: The aim of this webinar is to prepare you for potential hurdles that may arise and eradicate any surgical myths you may have, whether you are a medical student, foundation trainee or higher surgical trainee.
During the start of the pandemic the RCS ran a highly successful series of webinars dedicated to topics linked to COVID and the wider issues of working on the front line. Please see our COVID-19 webinar pages for the full archive.
RCS England webinar archive
You can watch a selection of older RCS England webinars on our YouTube channel.