Immersive Surgical Work Experience

Gain an insight into the fascinating world of surgery in our virtual operating theatre. 

For students aged 14+ passionate about gaining an insight into the world of Healthcare and STEM.

Why join this session?

Are you interested to know what happens in the operating room, how surgeons train and gain some practical skills? Then this course is for you. 

What our students say

Safa
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An absolutely amazing and wonderful event. Both of you are completely amazing and so friendly. So much more informative than I thought of it.
Edward
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I found the SurgeryLive session really engaging and interesting - I particularly liked the suturing section! I would recommend this to anyone that wants to find what it's like to be a surgeon!
Karla
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Absolutely amazing! I learnt so much and you get the chance to participate in a variety of activities : problem solving, questions, practicals.
Daisy
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I would highly recommend DoctorsLive for any aspiring doctors. It was so informative and Dr Ronnie and Dr Osama are both really inspiring teachers.
Dillan
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Absolutely fantastic experience. Was sent a suturing kit through the mail. The live presentation was very interactive and very informative. Dr. Osama and Dr. Ronnie are absolutely amazing. I had a fantastic experience!
Fakeu
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i did one of the lives and the doctors were such wonderful people, very helpful and taught me so much! if you are thinking of doing medicine in the future, or are currently doing so, i definitely recommend to check this out 🙂
Alisha
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Attending this course was worth every second of my time as it was excellently organised and the effort put into making everything run smoothly was evident. I thoroughly enjoyed participating in it as it was quite interactive. For example, we were provided with a suturing kit, which we could practice on and all the demonstrations and explanations were very beneficial and understandable. The virtual operations were insightful as well. Overall, this was an amazing experience and thank you very much to everyone who has organised it 🙂
George
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I loved the teaching style it was very effective because everything was explained visually like I can visually see what the doctors are talking about and that helped me quite a lot especially because it’s my first time here and I’m new to this branch of learning.
Emily
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Both speakers were so informative and kind and had answers for every question 🙂
Ben
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Everything! The sessions were highly informative, with sufficient interactive materials like a 10 question quiz, live demos of tracheostomies, grommet insertion, etc. Overall, I would highly recommend this to my school mates who are interested in pursuing medicine in the future.
Anon
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It was amazing, I’ve enjoyed it so much and I’ve learnt so much. Thank you for everything!!!
Parent of one of our amazing students
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I just wanted to respond as a parent. What a fantastic session! My daughter talked non-stop for a good hour afterwards and picked up on it again this morning! Thank you :)”
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Surgeon's Life

Find out what a day in the life of a surgeon entails and what it takes to become one.

Get involved

Students will be sent a suturing kit by post so they can follow along to our live demo. Learn different types of stitches that surgeons use in real-life operations.

Virtual Operating Theatre

Watch real-life operations in our virtual operating theatre with live commentary by NHS surgeons

SurgeryLive - 23rd March 2024

Days
Hours

Timetable for the Day

Morning
10:00-11:30

Surgeon's Life

The morning begins with an insight into the day in the life of a surgeon. We will explore what it takes to become a surgeon, how surgeons are trained and the variety of different surgical specialities and how they differ from each other. 

Noon
12:30-14:30

Live suturing demonstration

You will be sent your own suturing kit including actual instruments used by surgeons to make stitches. In this session we will teach you how to do different types of sutures in our live interactive follow along. 

Afternoon
15:00-16:00

Virtual Operating Theatre

Using our virtual operating theatre we will go real-life surgical cases and how different operations are carried out. We will delve into the major types of operations and all the latest advancements. 

Our team

We are a team of doctors passionate about teaching and inspiring the next generation of scientists. 

Dr Ronnie

ENT speciality doctor

Dr. Veronica, Ronnie, is an NHS doctor aspiring to be a specialist ENT (Ears, Nose, and Throat) surgeon. She loves anything health and fitness-related.  She is passionate about inspiring the next generation of scientists. She is also a strong advocate for Women in Science to encourage more girls to pursue careers in STEM and healthcare. 

Dr Osama

Trainee Radiologist

Dr. Osama started his specialist training in radiology and now works in pharmaceutical medicine. He has been tutoring for over 10 years ranging from 11+, GCSE, and A-Level to university level. He is a tech enthusiast and loves using technology to make his teaching sessions as interactive as possible. 

Registration

SurgeryLive is an interactive online full-day course. Upon registration, you will receive your suturing kit in the post to prepare for the session. The next course is on Saturday 23rd March 2024. The course starts at 10 am and finishes at 4 pm

SurgeryLive Online - 23rd March 2024

£ 87 includes suturing kit
  • Packed day of interactive activities
  • Your own suturing kit with the actual surgical instruments used by surgeons
  • Access to watch content on demand at a later date
  • Access to our doctors and mentors

Frequently Asked Questions

Our tutors are all fully qualified doctors working who are passionate about teaching. We’ve been teaching students for over 10 years.

The program is held virtually. Once registered you will be sent a confirmation email with a personalized link to join the course (this is usually sent 1 week before the course start date). You don’t need to install any additional software. All you need is a computer, an internet connection and your suturing kit (we will send you this via post)

Yes, you will be sent a suturing kit including the surgical instruments used by surgeons via post (please let us know your preferred shipping address during registration). You will receive your suture kit 1 week before the course start date. 

All you need is a computer with an internet connection and an inquisitive mind. We provide the rest.

This is entirely up to you. Our previous students have found that keeping a notepad alongside the sessions useful. We will also send a handout for each session covering the main learning points of each session. 

The program is suitable for secondary school students of all ages. Most of our students are in years 10-13 (Ages 14+), however, there is no strict age limit. We’ve taught students ranging from ages 12 to fully qualified nurses. 

The course will provide an insight into healthcare and a chance to speak directly to fully qualified doctors. This will provide good talking points for your personal statement and interviews when it comes to your university application.

The program is designed to give you an insight into healthcare and to learn some interesting science that may not be covered in standard curriculum subjects. The course is not specifically designed to improve your grades however it is designed to complement your school studies and we will be covering general scientific principles which may be useful to your studies.  

Yes, certificates will be provided to show for your attendance.

Yes, we are passionate about widening access to healthcare careers for all students. We offer a variety of bursaries, to find out more please get in touch with us via email info@doctorslive.co.uk.