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SurgSoc

For students passionate about the wide world of surgery

Here you can find photo galleries from our previous & ongoing events, sneak a peek at those coming up, meet our committee, & find our contact details & social media's!

Thank you to our sponsors:

royal college of surgeons of england logo
mdu - medical defence union logo
geeky medics . com logo
giant microbes - a million times actual size! logo

linktr.ee/ WMS Surgical SocietyLink opens in a new window to:

  • Buy a WMS student membership
  • Buy a suture kit
  • Book event tickets
  • & much more!

Upcoming events:

Check our linktr.eeLink opens in a new window & our InstagramLink opens in a new window for more events & more details!

Recent Events:

WMSTC Basic Surgical Skills Day

In partnership with WMSTCLink opens in a new window & UHCW, students had hands-on workshops with diathermy to cut & cauterise organic tissue, compete for Laparoscopic Champion, surgical tool handling, & practice positioning their peers on theatre beds! See more here.

Regional Suturing Teaching

New for 2024, our outreach work has been teaching basic suturing skills to aspiring medics in secondary school! With instrument handling, hand tying, & a few suturing techniques, our first event was a resounding success, enjoyed by students & teachers alike. More here.

Legendary Anatomy Days

For each of the 5 Phase 1 Blocks, we host 'recap revision' days (pizza lunch included!), reviewing major topics of the Blocks' CAI content. Taught by purposefully selected Phase 2 & 3 students (gaining - or bringing! - valuable experience), the Teacher of the Day wins a Giant Microbes plushie! See all photos here.

Careers Day

Hosted by RCSEd & CT Dr Jessica Helm for the 2nd year, students enjoyed practical surgical workshops & spoke with consultants from many specialities.

Suture Kits

To support widening access, we sourced significantly reduced cost - no profit! - suture practice kits for WMS students.

Portfolio Talk

Thank you to WMS graduate Dr Emily Moseley for taking our students through surgical portfolio requirements, improvements, & answering our questions!

Career Talk

Our thanks to consultant Dr Wild & Registrar Dr Rizkalla for an insightful talk on prospective Breast Surgery careers!

Women in Surgery Evening 2023

We hosted four incredible local surgeons for the evening to talk about their achievements & surgical careers, with live music from the fabulous Dr Connie QianLink opens in a new window.

Meet our 2023-24 Committee below!