Exam focused revision with friendly faculty

The South West MRCS Part B Course

25-26 April 2019

Horizon Centre, Torbay Hospital

Are you ready for Part B?

Designed from the ground up to help you pass, our MRCS Part B prep course focuses only on exam essentials. Revisit fundamentals in the part B syllabus and consolidate your knowledge of anatomy in small group breakouts with experienced tutors. The course culminates in a realistic part B OSCE to test your readiness for exam day and give you the confidence you need to make the next step in your career.


Programme may change closer to course date

08.30                       Registration

09.00                        Welcome and day brief

09.15                        Clinical topics in general surgery

10.00                        Tea and coffee break

10.15                        Clinical topics in ENT

11.30                         Anatomy breakout – head & neck, spine

12.40                        Lunch

13.30                        Anatomy breakout – abdomen, pelvis and perineum

14.30                        Anatomy breakout – thorax

15.30                        Tea and coffee break

15:45                       Clinical topics in orthopaedics

16.15                        Anatomy breakout – limbs and surface anatomy

16.45                        Review and consolidation

17.15                         Q & A

17.30                        Close of session

08.30                       Registration, tea and coffee

09.00                        Welcome and day brief

09.10                        Critical care and physiology – part one + two

10.45                        Communication and procedural skills

11.30                        Tea and coffee break

11.45                        OSCE – first circuit (8 + 1 stations)

13.15                        Lunch

14.00                       OSCE – second circuit (8 + 1 stations)

15.45                       OSCE ends: tea and coffee break

16.15                        Debrief and feedback for delegates

17.00                        Close of session 

Limited Places

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Course Fees

Includes all course days, learning material, lunch and refreshments and friday night group dinner


ASiT members' Discount


Regular Booking


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If you wish to rapidly consolidate the knowledge and skills needed to pass the Part B, this course is for you. Unlike other courses, we have kept the format as exam-focused as possible. This means small-group tuition, lectures only covering relevant part B scenarios and a full mock OSCE. Torbay Hospital is a friendly place, and the course will run in the same spirit: we’ll encourage an interactive, collaborative approach to learning, and we will facilitate this with a high tutor-to-student ratio. 

The course will take place over two days, with the afternoon of the second day set aside for a full mock OSCE. Lectures will focus entirely on scenarios inspired by past OSCE stations, and anatomy breakout sessions in small groups will also take the format of reviewing anatomy specimens as they would appear in the OSCE. 

Thursday 25th – Friday 26th April 2019. The course is perfectly timed for those planning to take the May exam.

The course will take place at the Horizon Centre, which is Torbay Hospital’s cutting edge innovation, education and research facility. Torbay Hospital is in the beautiful seaside town of Torquay. Getting here is easy: we are less than 30 minutes from Exeter by car, and there are excellent rail links (3 hours from London Paddington, 2 hours from Bristol). The hospital is served by frequent busses from all across town. 

If you register before the 1st January 2019 you can take advantage of our early-bird booking deal, paying only £250. This covers all course days, learning material, catering and group dinner on the Friday. The price will revert to £300 after April 1 2019. If you wish to book as a group, please let us know as we can offer group discounts. 

We’ve put together a surgical faculty comprised of experienced surgeons and current MRCS, FRCS and FRCR Anatomy examiners, and excellent tutors who have recent experience of passing the MRCS Part B. We feel this is the best mix of faculty members to deliver a great learning experience. 

Easy! Click on any of the registration buttons on this page or send a message to southwestmrcs@gmail.com. Please note that due to capped places we can only confirm your place once payment has been confirmed. You can pay by either bank transfer, paypal or major debit/credit cards. 

We will be hosting this course again on the 26th and 27th September 2019. If you would like to book a place for this course, please send an email to southwestmrcs@gmail.com

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Horizon Centre at Torbay Hospital
Lowes Bridge
Torquay, Devon


About Us

We are surgeons from Torbay Hospital in Devon. We designed this course to help trainees take the next step in their careers. We’re committed to delivering the best MRCS Part B crash course in the region at an affordable price. 

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