One Day Minor Surgical Skills Update and Assessment

One Day Minor Surgical Skills Update and Assessment

This is a one day clinic based event to update and refresh experienced practitioners who are carrying out minor surgical procedures procedures and wish to meet the requirements of the 2014 DES Minor Surgery Contract.

Why Choose MATA?

At MATA you can be guaranteed of low delegate to teacher ratios for optimum learning.

As well as viewing various videos and demonstrations by the tutor, delegates will also undertake minor surgical procedures under the tutor’s guidance and DOPS (Direct Observation of Procedural Skills) assessments as required by NHS England.  Small group work, a question and answer session and skin and suture models to enhance learning.
What Does this Course Cover?

  • Skin cancer (NICE guidelines)
  • Patient assessment
  • Minor surgery tips
  • Joint injections
  • Cryotherapy
  • Practical workshops for lesion, cyst, lipomas, ingrown toenail removal
  • Practical workshops for suturing

Who Should Attend?

Healthcare professionals, e.g GPs, dentists, nurses, First5® GPs, VTS Trainees, GPwSI MSK, MSK physiotherapists, allied healthcare practitioners.


Mr. Apul Parikh