Ethicon Laparoscopic Fellowships 2014/15

 border=Email this page
  Print friendly page


Supported by Associations of Coloproctology & Laparoscopic Surgeons GB & Ireland

Colchester (Roger Motson), St Marks' (Robin Kennedy),  Leeds General Infirmary (Peter Sagar), Newcastle (Hugh Gallagher), Nottingham (Austin Acheson), Frimley (Mark Gudgeon)

  • Twelve 6 month fellowships at each UK unit.  Ethicon Endo-Surgery provides the basic salary of a year 5 SpR.  Accommodation is available.  There is a formal on-call commitment at Colchester and St Mark's.  The fellowships commence in April and October 2013.
  • The fellowships are designed for colorectal trainees in year 5 or 6, preferably having passed part III FRCS and about to ontain their CST.  They should also have the ability to undertake colonoscopy independently.
  • These Fellowships, like the Bristol & Oxford posts, provides for the right candidate a very clinical hands-on experience.

Ethicon Endo-Surgery sponsorship will be available for travelling and accommodation expenses.

Trainee selection criteria will include:-


v  National Training Number in year 5/6 of surgical rotation

v  Consolidated logbook evidence of experience in both open Colorectal Surgery and Laparoscopic Techniques

v  Reference from STC Chairman - supporting your suitability for this fellowship and giving consent to six months leave of absence from regional rotation

v  Reference from current consultant trainer

v  Evidence of plans to maintain laparoscopic skills after the Fellowship is completed.


Consultants in post will also be considered for these fellowships if supported in writing by their Chief Executive and Medical Director and on the provision of a suitable record of operative experience.


Application form, current curriculum vitae*, accompanied by specified references as detailed above must be submitted to:-

Jenny Treglohan

Executive Officer ALS

ALS, Room 505, 5th Floor2013 Laparoscopic Fellowships

Royal college Surgeons England

35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields

London WC2A 3PE 

Interviews are planned to take place October 10th 2013 and short listed candidates will be notified during September. Interview expenses are not reimbursable.

Fellowship grants are subject to final Health Care Compliance approval. Johnson and Johnson Medical Ltd reserve the right to withdraw funding at anytime.


CLOSING DATE:  Friday, 16th August 2013


 Applications received by email will not be accepted.


Important Information   Guidance for Submission of Application


v   Curriculum Vitae. Summary CV’s are invited. Information is requested using the headings given:

§  Qualifications

§  Awards and Prizes

§  Previous Appointments during preceding 3 years

§  Summary of Clinical Experience

§  Summary of Research Experience

§  Published Papers – 4 selected and total number

§  Published Abstracts - total number

§  Presentations to National and International Meetings - total number

§  Career Aims

§  Outside interests

v  Cover Letter to include a succinct  “Personal Statement”

v  No extension to the closing date for applications will be granted and no additional supporting materials accepted

v  Final selection of the fellow is at the exclusive discretion of the teaching institution. These fellowships are funded by an unconditional grant in line with the ABHI Code of Business Practice and adhere to Health Care Compliance Guidelines





Lap Colorectal Fellowship


Current Appointment




GMC Number


CCT Date   




Part III exam date


Home address



Home Telephone


Work address



Work Telephone


Mobile number


Email address


Which fellowship locations are you applying for

(tick one or more boxes)


St Mark’s







Higher Degree                                      

Have you applied before?                    

Have you been interviewed before?     








Operative Experience TO DATE



Open Anterior Resection/ APR



Open Right Hemicolectomy



Open Rectal Prolapse procedures






Laparoscopic Anterior Resection / APR

Laparoscopic Left/Sigmoid Colectomy Laparoscopic Right Hemicolectomy

Laparoscopic Rectal Prolapse procedures

Laparoscopic Colorectal Other



Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy



Laparoscopic Appendicectomy



Laparoscopic Other






STC Chairman Contact details




Current Trainer Referee




Chief Executive and

Medical Director Contact details





All rights reserved © 2006. Bristol Surgery.
SPIRE Hospital, Bristol. 
{Contact us}
Contact: Claire Trenberth - 0117 9804051