Minor surgery

Date15 June 2018
Duration1 day
Start Time09:00
End Time16:30
TypeClassroom based
AudienceGP, GP Trainer or educator



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This regularly-updated minor surgery course programme has armed delegates across 8 separate RCGP faculties with the knowledge and skills to deliver a safe, stress-free, evidence-based skin surgery service in general practice. The many hands-on closely-supervised practical sessions will cover the whole syllabus:

  • Simple rules for confident lesion recognition
  • Avoid common risks by being prepared
  • Seek valid consent and avoid the stress of complaints
  • Impress patients with comfortable and effective local anaesthesia
  • Logical steps in the excision biopsy of moles and blunt dissection of cysts
  • Ingrowing toenail surgery without tears
  • Skin closure to minimise suture marks
  • DOPS assessment to document how good you will be
  • Good note keeping and audit
VenuePutteridge Bury Conference Centre, Hitchin Road, Luton , Beds, LU2 8LE
Maximum capacity16
Phone01582 404 085
ContactBeds and Herts Faculty
Faculty/DepartmentBeds and Herts Faculty

Course prerequisites

Existing practitioners in GP minor surgery of skin lesions.


  • Lunch
  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Wi-fi


This course is led and taught by Dr Soon Lim who carried out minor surgery, teaches minor surgery and is commissioned by the MPS, MDU and GMC for expert witness reports on GP skin surgery. At present, he leads the minor surgery courses for 8 separate RCGP faculties and for the Association of Surgeons in Primary Care in response to individual CCG requests. He will continue to support and advise past delegates on any of his courses.

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