Thursday, 29 May 2014

Challenges and Controversies in Hand Surgery 2014

Date: 7th/8th November 2014
Venue: Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford

St Andrew’s Hand Surgery Unit is delighted to host a programme of stimulating lectures and debates aimed at consultant orthopaedic and plastic surgeons, senior trainees, hand therapists and nurses.

We are bringing together an impressive faculty of national and international speakers to debate a variety of controversial issues in hand and upper limb surgery and give an update on their current practice. We hope to inspire participants and faculty alike to continue reviewing their practice with a view to improving outcomes and efficiency by open discussions and face-to-face debates, with the opportunity to ask questions in a relaxed setting.

Friday, 16 May 2014

Lower Extremity Reconstruction

There is a forthcoming symposium on "Reconstruction of the lower extremity", which will be held in the Clark-Kennedy Lecture Theatre at the Queen Mary Innovation Centre on 3rd June.

For further information and to register contact: 

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

ASiT Dutch Microsurgery Course

 ASiT are pleased to announce that the next ASiT Dutch Microsurgery Course will be held on April 14-18 2014.

Max 6 delegates per course
Discounted registration fee exclusive to ASiT members: £1225 *

ASiT, with the support of an educational grant from Covidien UK, have agreed a discounted price for this 5-day intensive in vivo microsurgery course at the Rene Remie Surgical Skills Centre in Almere (20mins from Amsterdam Centraal)

The course aims to introduce fundamental skills and techniques required for microsurgical dissection, anastomosis and neurovascular repair. Skills covered include end-to-end vascular anastomosis, vein graft, nerve repair and groin flap techniques using live rat models.

The course is led by Professor Remie - a professor of microsurgery who has over 35 years experience as a microsurgery instructor. Although the teaching is structured, the informal environment of the RRSSC creates the ideal training atmosphere. The course is also tailored to individual learning needs.

Breakfast, lunch, refreshments and a course BBQ and are included in the registration fee.

A late start on the first course day is designed to permit travel from the UK on the monday morning to help avoid the need for accommodation the evening before.

A special delegate discount at the Bastion Hotel, Almere has also been agreed.

For the full course programme and application form please see:

Or click here for the programme and application form.

For more information on the RRSSC see:

* ASiT receive no payments from this course. Course fees go to the RRSSC to cover running costs.
For any queries regarding course applications or ASiT membership, please contact