• Lifetime Membership

    Membership is currently £5 and this lasts for your entire time in Manchester.

  • Lectures & Courses

    Attend Scalpel's award-winning lectures and skills courses.

  • Network

    Ample opportunities to network and meet prestigious surgeons from around the country.

  • Conference

    Present your work to an international audience.

Welcome to Scalpel!

Scalpel is an independent surgical society based at the University of Manchester and partner of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. We are one of the largest undergraduate surgical societies in the UK and a leader in providing educational opportunities in surgery for medical students.

  • 2016 Committee Applications are now open!

    We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to get involved in our society Submit your online applications here: https://scalpelmanchester.typeform.com/to/S9CHZ5 Please make sure you read the following role requirements before submitting your application: All roles have the addition of ‘supportive role’ i.e. they must be willing to undertake jobs that do not strictly come under their role. This is particularly true of hospital and phase 1 representatives who have a comparatively smaller role than the others.   Vice president Supporting role of ...

    Posted at November 2, 2015 | By : | Categories : Announcements,Committee,News | 0 Comment
  • SUSC 2015!

    Scalpel, the University of Manchester Surgical Society, is proud to announce a special date for every surgically-minded student's diary. Saturday 24th October, 2015 0845 - 1700 University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL Tickets can be purchased from here. This year’s conference promises to be a fantastic event for all medical students. Confirmed speakers Ms Dalia Nield (Plastics) and Mr Shafi Ahmed (General and Colorectal – aka the google glass ...

    Posted at October 8, 2015 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • Upcoming events

    We are helping out with the ManMedSoc weekend of 1st year OSCE revision Saturday 9th May 12.10-1300 We will be running an interactive lecture of anatomy as part of their OSCE theory revision day. It will cover Semester 1 (Upper Limb and Pelvic Organs) and Semester 2 (Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems). More information and tickets are available here.   Year 4 Mind and Movement Orthopaedics OSCE Revision Day Sunday 19th April, 0900-1400 MRI ...

    Posted at April 26, 2015 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) Elective prizes

    The Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) are pleased to announce our Surgical Elective Prizes, in collaboration with Elsevier. Two prizes, £500 and £250, are being offered to UK medical students pursuing a career in surgery, undertaking an elective in the academic year 2014/2015. For more information visit their website here.

    Posted at March 30, 2015 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment