• 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.

  • 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
  • ABUSS (Association of Undergraduate Surgical Societies) E-bulletin

    Please see the latest attached ABUSS (Association of Undergraduate Surgical Societies) E-Bulletin. Article submissions from any undergraduate medical student are welcome, so it's a great way to get your work published in a national document. Submissions should be emailed to rcsabuss@gmail.com to be considered. ABUSS Newsletter February 2015 For more information see their website here.

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  • This is The Era of ENT

    Manish M George1; Jay Goswamy1 1University Hospital South Manchester, Southmoor Road, Manchester, M23 9LT To download this article, please CLICK HERE. Abstract Due to the limited exposure of ENT in UK medical school, the details of what exactly being an Otolaryngologist involves is lost to many students and doctors irrespective of their grade. There are a huge number of professions to enter within medicine and inevitably job satisfaction and ...

    Posted at March 14, 2015 | By : | Categories : SurgicalTALK | 0 Comment