Our short courses have been created in collaboration with leading scientists and clinicians operating in the NHS.

Upcoming courses

Using the tabs below you can book your place onto a short course:

The comorbidities of Epilepsy

About the course: Epilepsy is one of the most common, chronic neurological condition in the UK. The course will offer a practical grounding in the most common co-morbidities associated with epilepsy. This is an area of growing clinical interest, and relevant to the care of patients with epilepsy.

The course aims to provide a basic grounding in the epidemiology, nature, diagnosis and treatment of common co-morbidities in patients with epilepsy.

The Comorbidities of Epilepsy has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 6 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s). 

Speciality: This course is best suited to those health postgraduates, and health professionals who come into contact with patients with epilepsy. Namely, general neurologists, epileptologists, specialist nurses and psychologists/psychiatrists.

Date: Friday 5 July 2019

Duration: Full day


Internal members of staff - £25 (Healthcare professionals and junior doctors) £50 (Consultants) - we will have 20 free spaces for internal members of staff based on first come first served. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

External - £35 (Healthcare professionals and junior doctors) £70 (Consultants)

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Light Microscopy Workshop

The Image Resource Facility in collaboration with Nikon is hosting a full day event teaching the practical operation of a modern research microscope.

Hands on training identifying the components and setup of a variety of wide-field microscopes, specific analysis techniques and their applications, guidance in choosing the right techniques, all supported by Nikon imaging experts and IRF staff. 

Date: 25 July 2019 

Duration: Full day 

Fee: £50

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Fetal Cardiology for Obstet. And Fetal Medicine Specialists

About the course: Based in St George's Hospital, the course will include ultrasound evaluation of specific forms of congenital heart disease as seen in the fetus, pregnancy management and update on postnatal outcome. Quiz sessions throughout the course will provide you with challenging ultrasound images to test your diagnostic skills, and are discussed in an interactive way.

This two-day course aims to provide Obstetricians and Fetal Medicine Specialists with an update on fetal cardiology topics which are relevant to management of high-risk pregnancies.

Speciality: The course is primarily aimed at obstetricians and fetal medicine specialists but is also suitable for paediatric and fetal cardiologists and other professionals dealing with management of high-risk pregnancies.

Date: TBC

Duration: Two full day

Fee: £290 - early bird discount until 1st May £320 - normal price

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Neurosurgery High Speed Drill Course

About the course: An interactive course aimed 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. This is a popular course and due to the practical element, numbers are limited to a maximum number of 15 candidates.

The Society of British Neurological Surgeons has approved this course and delegates can claim six CPD points if attending. 

Speciality: 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).

Date: 9 November 2019

Duration: Full day

Fee: £50

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Recent advances in young onset dementia

About the course: The course will provide an update on current diagnostic standards, best practice and new developments in clinical practice relating to the young onset dementias. A case-presentation session at the end of the meeting will give delegates an opportunity to have difficult cases or management dilemmas discussed by an expert panel.

Speciality: General practitioners; psychiatrists (consultants and trainees); neurologists (consultants and trainees); dementia specialist nurses; dementia support workers.

Date: 20 November 2019

Duration: Full day


£55 - St George's members of staff (internal)

£75 - External delegates

We will be offering 20 free spaces for neurology trainees based on first come first served. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

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Professional Education Centre
St George's, University of London
Cranmer Terrace
SW17 0RE
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020 8266 6816

Last Updated: Tuesday, 15 January 2019 09:13