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RCOG Operative Birth Simulation Training (ROBuST)

Start: 03/09/2021 09:00
End: 03/09/2021 17:00

Location: Chesterfield

The aim of the course is to provide instruction and hands-on practice in all methods of operative vaginal birth (both non-rotational and rotational) to facilitate the achievement of the OSAT competencies on the RCOG Training matrix.

Techniques for performing a Caesarean Section at full dilatation are also covered.  The course consists of short lectures, hands-on workshops and small group discussions on teamwork and communication.

Why attend

  • To develop your skills in performing operative vaginal birth, by tuition and hands-on practice
  • To learn the technical and non-technical skills necessary to manage delay in the second stage of labour
  • To facilitate the achievement of the relevant skills in the RCOG training matrix

Who should attend?

  • ST1 to ST7

  • Midwives

  • SAS grade/Trust grade doctors

  • Consultants


Education Centre, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Top Road, Calow, Chesterfield S44 5BL

ROBuST Convener

Dr Dimitrios Siassokos MRCOG, London

Deputy Convenor of ROBuST

Dr Michele Mohajer FRCOG, Shrewsbury

Course Convener

Mr Indranil Dutta

Honorary Director of Conferences

Mr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shrewsbury

Deputy Honorary Director of Conferences

Mr Dudley Robinson FRCOG, London  


Course fee

  • £300 + VAT and £100 (incl. VAT) for East Midlands Deanery Trainees

How to book

To book a place, please contact:

Coral Talbot 
01246 512505