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Surgeons at the sharp end: Preventing and treating criminal trauma

Start 8:30 AM
End 4:30 PM
Royal College of Surgeons Outreach Hub
The University of Manchester
46 Grafton Street
M13 9NT
United Kingdom View in Google Maps
  • From £30 - £150
From £30 - £150

Event Overview


Knife crime is a persistent and worrying concern, especially as it impacts particularly upon young people and the disadvantaged, and various remedies have been tried over the years.

In 2019, the recorded number of knife crime offences reached a record high across the UK, and unfortunately the number of crimes involving a knife or sharp instrument is consistently on the rise.

So, how could you help treat or prevent incidents of criminal trauma?



Chaired by Ryan Baron, Regional Director for the North West, accompanied by a panel of local and national expert speakers, we will be delivering sessions on:

  • The management of trauma injuries for all surgeons
  • Managing major trauma incidents and coordinating response teams
  • How we can work together to improve trauma outcomes and support the prevention of criminal trauma


Who should attend?

This conference is open to all career grades and specialties.

If you are interested in the management of patients with life-threatening injuries and would like to know how you can support the region and the police to help reduce hospital admissions related to criminal trauma, join us on Tuesday 5 May.


Further information and resources

We offer a range of trauma education courses to provide adequate training to support with the management of trauma related injuries, relevant to all specialties. Led by experienced faculty, our courses will teach you the strategies and skills needed to care for patients with life-threatening injuries.

Find a course and date suitable for you. RCS membership entitles you to a 10% discount on partner centre courses. Find out if you're eligible to join or transfer.

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