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This one day interactive course aims to build understanding and provide hands-on experience of High Speed Drills. The candidates will learn the basic skills and techniques for high-speed drilling. The course will seek CPD accreditation by the Society of British Neurological surgeons (SBNS).

The course will cover:

  • identifications, set-up and disassemble High Speed Drills

  • differentiate between attachment and cutting accessories and their respective applications

  • short presentations preceding the hands-on training will support the practical work

  • demonstrations of ICP and EVDs insertion.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. 


Junior Neurosurgery Trainees (ST1-4) or equivalent level fellows, junior doctors and Physicians Associate graduates with interest in neurosurgery are targeted. Developing drilling skills is an essential operative skill in Neurosurgery (curriculum requirement).

This is a popular course and due to the practical element, numbers are limited to a maximum number of 16 candidates.


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