ALTS (Association of Laparoscopic Theatre Staff) Members 2011 Bursaries


The ALS is pleased to offer a number of SIGH (Surgical Instrument Group Holdings Ltd) Bursaries.  The purpose of these awards is to enable Senior Theatre Staff to attend the 2011 ALS Annual Scientific Meeting in Cardiff on Thursday & Friday, 17 & 18 November 2011.  The Bursaries will cover the cost of the registration fee for the two days and also accommodation for one night (Thursday).

Bursaries will be awarded to Senior Theatre Staff who can demonstrate significant experience of teaching, defining the roles and assisting with procedures in the MAS Teams of their hospitals.

In order to be considered for one of the SIGH Bursaries it is a prerequisite that candidates should be current ALTS members however you may join on application.  Initially email to request an application form and membership form if necessary.  The completed form must be returned to Mrs Jenny Treglohan, ALS Executive Officer, Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons at The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE.

The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 21 October 2011.  This offer is on a 'first come, first served' basis and only one bursary per hospital will be awarded.

We look forward to seeing you in November!


Presenting a poster at the ALSGBI 2011 meeting?

This year the ALSGBI are once again working with Scienceposters, a professional poster design and/or print company to provide an optional poster service. Presenters submitting their poster content for design before the 3rd November will qualify for a £25 discount. A 10% print-only discount is also available and a free delivery service to the meeting at Cardiff.

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