This Basic Laparoscopy workshop is aimed at surgeons with minimal previous laparoscopic experience. It is intended to develop the fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery i.e camera navigation, hand eye co-ordination, dexterity and the basics of laparoscopic suturing and needle handling, as well as an introduction to the use of energy devices. It is aimed at developing the skills for minor laparoscopic procedures like laparoscopic salphingectomies for ectopic pregnancy, laparoscopic ovarian cystectomies etc.

Course convener: Dr Lamees Ras, Urogynaecological subspecialist, GSH