2nd October 2019

Academic Centre (Part of Prince Charles Hospital), Keir Hardie Health Park, Merthyr Tydfil

Doctors Academy awards 6 CPD points for attendance at this course.


This advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery workshop provided the attendee with the opportunity to practice and enhance the operative skills in this area. In addition to providing a sound understanding of the essential fundamentals and underpinning principles of laparoscopic colorectal surgery, this hands-on, practical laparoscopic workshop helped consolidate the theoretical knowledge and skills learnt by those individuals who attended the Live Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Course in the previous two days.

12th Live Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Course

30th September and 1st October 2019

The course, convened by Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeon Professor P N Haray and supported by an experienced faculty, is suitable for senior trainees and consultant surgeons in colorectal surgery who wish to enhance their practical skills and attain invaluable tips to perform laparoscopic colorectal surgery in an effective manner.

In this specially developed course, the attendee received direct Consultant supervision to perform advanced laparoscopic colorectal procedures including Hemicolectomies, Splenic Flexure Mobilisation and Anterior Resection on specially prepared animal models. The course was run in conjunction with Welsh Centre for Minimal Access Therapy (WIMAT) that produces advanced state-of-the-art surgical training models.

Suitable for

Consultants and trainees in general/colorectal surgery from both the UK and beyond.