A new 5 day cadaveric workshop has been developed to bring all the skills needed for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery together in 1 course.
Aimed at trainees in Maxillofacial surgery, the emphasis of this unique week will be for delegates to spend time practising and provide a high tutor :delegate ration for ongoing feedback.
For more information please see our Specialist Skills Workshops section
WIMAT is very proud of the press coverage surrounding the pioneering chest surgery which took place on Tuesday 7th July in the OR1 in UHW as part of the Cardiff Pectus Masterclass.
There is some great footage of the OR1 in action and of the Thoracic Surgeons at WIMAT.
Here is a preview of the radio edit and in Print (with VT of OR1)
WIMAT (The Welsh Institute for Minimal Access Therapy) was opened in 1994 in Cardiff Medicentre, on the shared site of the University Hospital of Wales and the University of Wales College of Medicine. WIMAT is now under the auspices of Cardiff University and runs multi-disciplinary training courses across a range of surgical and medical specialties.
The WIMAT course, held at University Hospital, Llandough, trained higher respiratory trainees from hospitals throughout Wales and the UK on the role of the EBUS procedure; the Endobronchial Ultrasound.
The procedure sends a flexible bronchoscope tube down the patient's nose and into the windpipe. A small camera films the journey, and an ultrasound probe at the end of the camera sends images to an ultrasound monitor which enables the doctor to monitor the lymph glands that sit at the centre of the chest (mediastinum). A biopsy of the lymph glands can also be taken.
Read the full article on the BBC News website
Over the years, WIMAT's portfolio has grown to include courses in many of the surgical specialities and in the fields of medicine and radiology. The course provision is continually expanding.
Currently our comprehensive educational programme include basic, intermediate and advanced level course in:-
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**SAVE THE DATE**
Friday 27th May 2016
Annual DCP Symposium
Venue: Marriott Hotel, Cardiff
For further information or to register your interest, please contact Mrs
BEST & BSAS Awards 2015 – A Call for Nominations
The Wales Deanery has recently launched the BEST & BSAS Awards 2015, (guidelines leaflet attached). The Awards panel are calling for, in all specialties,clinicians...
Dental teams should take every opportunity to encourage smoking cessation and provide information on cessation support services. Brief intervention is effective in helping smokers stop smoking.
All Foundation Doctors and Trainers are warmly invited to a day of presentations by F1 and F2 doctors.
Judges to include representatives of the UKFPO and HQIP.
Presentations for work completed...
Please see here for...
Trainees can reserve a place on the course using the following link and the booking system.
For further information click here
The Wales Deanery is no longer signposting Skills for Trainees courses delivered by external providers. The courses provided internally will still be available. Please see details below;
The Welsh Institute of Minimal Access Therapy (WIMAT), based at The Wales Deanery, Cardiff University provides a wide range of postgraduate education and training for junior doctors through to consultants...
This 2 day training course uses MCQs, clinical cases and VIVAs to prepare higher surgical trainees for their exit exams. The emphasis is very much placed on simulating exam conditions in a formative environment.