Other Sites of Interest

Below is a listing of links to other sites of interest:

Cuschieri Skills Centre – A leading provider of surgical training programmes, the Cuschieri Skills Centre offers over 50 training courses, events and accredited programmes throughout the year.
www.dundee.ac.uk/surgicalskills

Department of Health – Allows you to search and download Department of Health publications including the guidance document for upper GI cancer services.
www.dh.gov.uk

Gastrohep.com – An online resource for Gastroenterology, hepatology, and endoscopy. Includes free trial access to some online journals.
www.gastrohep.com

General Medical Council
www.gmc-uk.org

Joint Advisory Group (JAG) on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy – Contains new guidelines for the training, appraisal and assessment of trainees in GI Endoscopy and logbook downloads.
www.thejag.org.uk

Joint Committee on Higher Surgical Training – Includes downloads relating to the RITA process in surgery.
www.jchst.org

National Comprehensive Cancer Network – A not-for-profit alliance of 21 of  leading cancer centres in America dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer.
http://www.nccn.org/index.asp

NCAT Patient Experience – The National Cancer Action Team Patient Experience website is aimed at healthcare professionals and patients interested in knowing more about work being undertaken nationally on improving the experience of cancer patients using NHS services.
www.cancerinfo.nhs.uk

NICE National Institute for Clinical Excellence – Technology appraisals, clinical guidelines, and evaluation of interventional procedures using current evidence.
www.nice.org.uk

NHS Evidence – NHS Evidence allows everyone working in health and social care to access a wide range of health information to help them
deliver quality patient care.
www.evidence.nhs.uk

United Kingdom Medical Students Association (UKMSA) – We aim to provide free resources to over 40,000 students nationwide, including careers and examination advice, research opportunities, podcasts, an online forum and competitions and prizes. Please feel free to visit our site at:
www.ukmsa.org