We have not rested on our laurels. This regularly-updated minor surgery course programme has armed delegates from the Scottish Islands to the London borough of Tower Hamlets 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 recognitionAvoid common risks by being preparedSeek valid consent and avoid the stress of complaintsImpress patients with comfortable and effective local anaesthesiaCryotherapy curettage and cautery with small group practical sessionsLogical steps in the excision biopsy of moles and blunt dissection of cystsIngrowing toenail surgery without tearsSkin closure to minimise suture marksDOPS assessment to document how good you will beGood notekeeping and audit The course materials will form a regularly updated reference in published literature and delegates will have access to ongoing clinical advice from the course leadCourse Fee:£500 for members£550 for non-membersCourse Program Day 108:30 Р9:00 Registration & Coffee09:00 Р9:10 Introduction РAims & Objectives09:10 Р10:20 Skin Lesions10:20 Р10:50 Basics10:50 Р11:10 Coffee11:10 Р12:00 Local Anaesthesia12:00 Р13:00 Anticipating Problems Рinfection & bleeding13:00 Р13:40 Lunch13:40 Р15:00 Cryotherapy15:00 Р15:30 Anticipating Problems РScaring15:30 Р15:50 Tea15:50 Р17:00 Small Groups Рsnip shave & curette IGTN electrosurgery17:00 Plenary & FinishDay 208:30 Р09:00 Registrations & Coffee09:00 Р11:00 The Elliptical Excision & Skin Closure11:00 Р11:20 Coffee11:20 Р12:20 Cysts12:20 Р13:00 Consent13:00 Р13:40 Lunch13:40 Р15:10 DOPS15:10 Р15:30 Tea15:30 Р16:30 Notekeeping & Audit16:30 Plenary & FinishFacilitator/SpeakerDr Soon Lim FRCGP Director of the RCGP Minor Surgery Update and Assessment Programme Academic Lead for the Association of Surgeons in Primary Care Medicolegal Advisor to the MPS for Minor SurgeryOrganiser nameMidland FacultyCourse prerequisitesPre-course work will be sent to delegate at least a week before the eventEmail