The Department of Surgery is the focus for postgraduate surgical training with surgical teaching, skills training and regular audit meetings.
The Marshall Prize in Surgical Training
Skills Surgical Simulation Laboratory
A basic and advanced skills and surgical simulation laboratory has been recently established in the Department to cater for both undergraduates and postgraduate surgical trainees. To date particular emphasis has been placed upon basic surgical principles, laparoscopic surgery and orthopaedic surgery. It is planned to broaden the scope of the facility to surgical simulation in the near future.
Frankston Hospital Registrar Research Prize and Tyco Award
The Frankston Hospital Registrar Prize and Tyco Award will be awarded for the best research project submitted. A symposium is conducted in late November each year.