• 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

    Get mentored by some of the most eminent surgeons in 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

    Manchester Medical Society's Section of Surgery's meetings: Surgical Trainees' Prize Evening & Medical Student Poster Presentations Tuesday 10th March 2015 at 7.00pm Chancellors Conference centre, Chancellors Way, Moseley Road, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6ZT 6.30pm Viewing and judging of posters during coffee & registration 7.00pm Brief account of Mr Alex Blackmore’s  visit to Singapore which was in part funded through the Kenneth Bloor Memorial Travel Fund 7.10pm Five Surgical Trainee Prize presentations 8.30pm Informal meal in the Chancellors restaurant. The cost of the 2-course meal is £21.00 per ...

    Posted at February 8, 2015 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • Scalpel Committee 2015

    Scalpel, University of Manchester's Undergraduate Surgical Society, is delighted to announce the Committee for 2015 has been elected and is already working hard to carry the torch from last year. You can have a look at the newly-elected Committee by clicking here. Many thanks to all applicants!

    Posted at February 8, 2015 | By : | Categories : Committee 2015,News | 0 Comment
  • Scalpel Committee. Applications and experiences

    It’s getting near the end of our committee’s term and we have a few days left for applications to become a part of the Scalpel Committee 2015! If you want to do so, please click here. This post we dedicate to the people who are stepping down. We would like to wish them a great career and to keep up with the standard they have set. We have ...

    Posted at November 22, 2014 | By : | Categories : SurgicalTALK | 0 Comment
  • Scalpel 2015 Committee Applications Now Open!

    We are looking to enthusiastic individuals with time to contribute to a large society. If you think this may be you read on... Role Requirements 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 ...

    Posted at October 30, 2014 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment