This one day course is considered to be of high quality and relevant for general practitioners CPD Revalidation needs. The session also includes Direct Observations of Procedural Skills (DOPS) Assessment (required by NHS England for all GPs practicing minor surgery in London and recommended for all GPs wanting to practice minor surgery outside of London).

Working in small groups with practical sessions and feedback throughout, the course is designed to build confidence and improve techniques and skills.

09:00 Registration and coffee/tea
09:30 Introduction: Aims and objectives
09:40 Skin Lesions
10:45 Consent—an update
11:30 Coffee/tea break
11:50 Anticipating Problems (scarring and bleeding)
13:00 Lunch
13:40 Practical
15:00 Coffee/tea break
15:20 DOPS Assessment
16:40 Notekeeping & Audit
17:00 Finish