The Surgical Skills Centre delivers high quality, relevant procedure-based skills courses to local, national and international medical personnel at all stages of their career.
Coronavirus update - As of today, Wednesday 18th March, the Surgical Skills Centre is closed with all staff working from home. We will not be able to answer any calls but you can reach us by e-mail, please find staff e-mails via https://dihs.dundee.ac.uk/surgical-skills/staff or e-mail email@example.com. We have cancelled all courses until the end of June 2020.
About the Centre
The Surgical Skills Centre, developed by Sir Alfred Cuschieri in 1992, has facilities which include two wet labs with workstations equipped with state of the art laparoscopic equipment, and an anatomy laboratory equipped with operating microscopes. Part task trainers and computer workstations permit virtual reality anatomy and endoscopic training. All rooms have large flat screens to which live surgery can be streamed from operating theatres in Ninewells hospital. The DIHS makes extensive use of cadavers preserved using the Thiel technique, a sophisticated method of preservation of complete human cadavers with provides an excellent model for procedural skills training that is unique in the UK. This refurbishment provides us with an additional seminar room, a new delegates lounge area along with a new AV/IT installation.