Link Directory


Sites of Interest

  • The Yorkshire School of Surgery Facebook page. Providing surgical news, evidence-based practice, meetings, lectures and links to courses. This is a free, non-profit and non-political resource with an emphasis on continued medical education for both trainees and consultants.
  • CHMS Council of Heads of Medical Schools and Deans of UK Faculties of Medicine established in January 1992 (formerly as the Council of Deans of UK Medical Schools and Faculties).
  • European Venous Forum The objectiveof the EVF is to develop education, scientific knowledge, research and clinical expertise of the highest quality and establish standards in the field of venous disease. The EVF is under the auspices of the Union Internationale de Phlebology and the International Union of Angiology.
  • An on-line resource for all aspects of gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy.
  • General Medical Council
  • NUGITS - Northumbria Upper GI Team of Surgeons This site contains video tutorials of common laparoscopic procedures, including fundoplication, cholecystectomy, inguinal hernia repair, incisional hernia repair, appendicectomy and perforated ulcer repair. Patient advice sheets are also available.
  • Operatie Info Dutch patient information site.
  • Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board  PMETB is the independent statutory body responsible for overseeing and promoting the development of postgraduate medical education and training for all specialties, including general practice, across the UK. PMETB assumed its statutory powers on 30 September 2005, taking over the responsibilities of the Specialist Training Authority of the Medical Royal Colleges and the Joint Committee on Postgraduate Training for General Practice.
  • South West Laparoscopic Consortium The SWLC is a Department of Health sponsored provider of training for consultant colorectal surgeons and their teams in England. We offer a variety of training opportunities that are tailored to the needs of the individual and encourage a team approach to include all relevant staff members. Our clinical training model is an extension of the ACP Preceptorship programme, where the learner gains most experience in their own hospital. We feel that it is important that each consultant gains this experience...
  • Sterile Services
  • Surgent Surgent is a computer-based learning package that is designed to enable surgical students to become more familiar with the clinical realities of the theory that they have learned. Users make clinical decisions regarding patient management and follow the course of typical patient care. There are clinical cases, long and short, together with sections on equipment, operative surgery and radiology. There is a series of short cases and definitions. Surgent is produced by the Department of Academic Surgery Cork...
  • Surgeons-Net The central surgical resource on the internet. This site is aimed at health care professionals interested in surgery. You will find a web directory specific to surgical sites; tutorials and exam (mcqs & emqs) questions, discussion forums and many other features.
  • Surgical Tutor Contains educational material aimed at those preparing for undergraduate and postgraduate surgical examinations. It includes clinical tutorials, a journal club, multiple choice questions, revision notes, slide library, discussion group and more.
  • World Electronic Book of Surgery
  • Mesothelioma Veterans Center


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