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School of Surgery (Core)
Do I have to attend SITE, even if I have passed the MRCS/gained an ST3 job?
How can I change the SITE date that I have been allocated?
What should I do if I cannot attend any of the planned SITE dates?
Can the SITE assessment be held on another date?
I am an ACF. Am I obliged to participate in the matching process?
Am I obliged to participate in the matching process if I am on a themed programme?
How can I change the matching date that I have been allocated?
What happens if I have been invited to matching interviews but cannot attend?
Do I have to participate in the matching process if I am on maternity leave and on a generic programme?
I have been granted an extension to CT2. As I have already completed one year of CT2 anatomy demonstrating and achieved the required 90 hours of attendance, do I need to attend again?
How can I swap my placement with a fellow core trainee?
Will I be expected to have completed all of the requirements by my ARCP in July, even though there are still three months of the training year remaining?
How can I change the ARCP date/time that I have been allocated?
Communication and Leadership Courses
How can I register for the communication (CT1) or leadership (CT2) course?
Attendance at Events
My trust will not release me for a training event. What should I do?
Core Surgical Training Handbook
Where can I obtain a copy of the handbook?
Academic Clinical Fellows
I am an ACF. How can I arrange my academic time?
Can I go on OOP as a core surgical trainee?
HEKSS Core Surgery Prize Day 2018
How many abstracts can I submit?
Can I and a colleague who worked on the same ‘abstract’ both submit the same work?
Am I allowed to print my poster on landscape or portrait?
If I am unable to attend the event may a colleague present in my place?
If I have not been selected for presentation do I need to attend this day?
Do I need to attend the interview skills/ST3 Preparation session in the afternoon of the prize day?
Will I be reimbursed travel expenses for attending the Prize day?
Will there be parking available at the venue?
Is catering included for the day?
Can I submit if my abstract has been accepted but not yet published?
Can I submit an abstract if it has been presented at a conference, but not published?
If I am unsure whether it is a podium abstract or a case report, how is it allocated?
Which different categories are there?