The basic surgical skills learned as a trainee can benefit you throughout your entire career as a surgeon. Using our videos will allow you to get the first-person perspective when learning how to master skills such as knot tying or suturing. Each article also comes with accompanying text, talking you through the skills.
Slightly more complex skills, such as drain insertion and abscess drainage, are well within the remit of surgical trainees and are procedures you are likely to perform as you progress in your training.
The use of local anaesthetic will benefit every operation, know matter how large or small the procedure is. Reducing post-operative pain will improve recovery, therefore an essential procedure for every patient.