The 20th North East FLap Course

To be held between the 9th to 12th June 2024
Co-operation between University Hospital of North Durham, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, Wansbeck General Hospital, Ashington, The Department of Anatomy, University of Newcastle.
Matt Erdmann

Course Director: Mr James Wokes

Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne

A four day course concentrating on the practical anatomy of flaps covering all the regions of the body. The course will be based full time in the dissecting rooms and participants will get first hand experience on raising flaps.

The dissections will be complemented by lectures and clinical tutorials. Places will be limited to 16 and early booking is advised. (4 participants per dissection table)

An Observer only option is available, at £250 per day. This is ideal if you are still a junior trainee, and wish to understand the principles of flap elevation. Any combination of days is possible. A handout of the procedures will be made available for observers on teach day.

Course fee: £2450 (payable on application to 'Durham Flap Course’)

Online Application Available forms available to download here.

We only take payment by Bank Transfer
(Payment details will be sent upon application):

Secretary to James Wokes,
Department of Plastic Surgery,
University Hospital of North Durham,
North Road,
DH1 5TW,

Telephone +44 191 333 7179

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