Laparoscopic cholecystectomy course

The NUGITS Laparoscopic cholecystectomy course is an interactive 2 day course aimed at trainee surgeons (CT1 level+).

Day 1 of the course is centred around lectures and simulation of techniques in cholecystectomy.

Day 2 involves “hand on” supervised laparoscopic cholecystectomy with the opportunity for feedback on future development.


The course is run at the DASH unit in Wansbeck General Hospital for day 1

Day 2 at Hexham General Hospital.


The course has a fee of £50.

The course is kindly supported by Ethicon and Karl Storz.


Future course dates:

10th and 11th February 2020

6th and 7th July 2020

9th and 10th November 2020


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