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RCOG Operative vaginal Birth Simulation Training (ROBuST)

Start: 09/11/2020 00:00
End: 09/11/2020 00:00

Location: Southampton

This practical course will provide instruction and hands-on experience in all methods of operative vaginal birth (both non-rotational and rotational).

The programme includes a unique blend of short lectures, hands-on workshops and small group discussions to facilitate the achievement of the OSATS competencies on the RCOG training matrix.

Why attend

  • Develop your skills in performing operative vaginal birth
  • Learn the technical and non-technical skills necessary to manage delay in the second stage of labour
  • Acquire relevant skills in the RCOG training matrix
  • Learn the appropriate techniques for performing a caesarean section at full dilatation

Who should attend

  • Trainee levels ST1-ST3 upwards


Princess Anne Hospital, 5 Coxford Road, Southampton, SO16 5YA

ROBuST Convenor

Dr Dimitrios Siassokos MRCOG, London

Deputy Convenor of ROBuST

Dr Michele Mohajer FRCOG, Shrewsbury

Course Convener

Mr Sameer Umranikar, FRCOG, Eastleigh

Honorary Co-Directors of Conferences

Mr Philip Toozs-Hobson FRCOG, Birmingham

Mr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shrewsbury


  • £250 + VAT

How to book

To book a place, please contact:

Debra Jefferson;