Upcoming Events

On this page, you will find information about forthcoming Mammary Fold and ABS events, webinars and courses.

A calendar of meetings is available of a range of courses and events, which the Mammary Fold feel may be of interest to their members.


This webinar was held on 7 November 2023 at 8:00pm.

Introduction to the FRCS Part 1

This webinar was held on 12 October 2023 at 8:00pm.

The FRCS exam part II

This webinar will be held on 7 December 2023 at 8:00pm.

4th Mammary Fold Advanced Communications Course for Breast Surgeons

The Mammary Fold will again be running their Advanced Communications Course for Breast Surgeons on the 28th & 29th September 2023 at the Royal Society of Medicine in London.  It is suitable for consultants and trainees and all ABS and Mammary Fold members are welcome to register.

The course is designed for the modern breast surgeon and aims to provide techniques in dealing with challenging clinical scenarios and improving confidence and ability in engaging patients in understanding risk of their disease and surgery. The dynamic and interactive course is run over 1.5 days and is comprised of a variety of lectures, exercises and video footage on communicating with the breast cancer patient. Delegates work through real clinical scenarios with one-to-one training in small teaching group.

The course will cover topics such as: 

  • Dealing with difficult patient characteristics
  • Uncertainties, anxieties and patient complexities
  • Governance and best practice- how to protect patients... and yourself!
  • Breaking bad news and challenging cases
  • Handling prognosis
  • Talking about risks and uncertainties in Genetic Testing

Delegate Fees are:

Mammary Fold members: £250

ASIT/ PLASTA members: £280

ABS members: £300

Non members: £320

To register and for more information please click here