Specialty Skills in Breast Surgery (Level 1): Principles in post mastectomy breast reconstruction, Specialty skills on implant based breast reconstruction

Start Date: 10/02/2020

End Date: 11/02/2020

Venue: Manchester Surgical Skills and Simulation Centre

Duration: 2 days


This cadaveric & skills based course is aimed at breast and plastic surgery trainees (ST3-5) as well as  associate specialists, trust surgeons, breast care nurses and reconstruction nurses wishing to develop an interest in reconstructive breast surgery. 

This is an excellent introduction to the basic concepts and principles of immediate and delayed reconstructive breast surgery.  This includes essential issues around patient selection, informed consent, psychological evaluation and research. It provides in depth teaching and demonstration of current techniques in implant based reconstruction with the opportunity of cadaveric dissection in the simulated skills laboratory.

Please click here to see the full programme.

Date: 10-11 February 2020


The course will be held at the Manchester Surgical Skills and Simulation Centre, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT


Delegates must arrange their own accommodation.  There is a wide range of hotels in the vicinity of the course venue.


14 CPD points have been awarded by the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland for this course. 

Further information

For further information please contact us on 020 7869 6853 or 6855.

Course Directors

Richard Sutton

Richard is Consultant Surgeon specialising in breast surgery; in particular in oncoplastic, reconstr ...

Lisa Caldon

Lisa is Consultant Surgeon specialising in oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery.  She has b ...


This course is now FULLY BOOKED. If you wish to be added to the waiting list, please contact Margarita Bartholomew mbartholomew@absgbi.org.uk 

 The course is limited to 22 places.

Course Fees for both days and including the course dinner on the 10th February are:

ABS Members:  £750.00               

Non Members: £1200.00

if you are interested in becoming an ABS member please click here