Minimally Invasive Therapy Unit & Endoscopy Training Centre
University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Royal Free Hospital
Pond Street
London NW3 2QG, UK

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New "Easy Load" Universal Knot Pusher developed at the Royal Free - click here.

A new website for gynaecologists interested in the surgical management of fibroids is now on line.

Gynaecological Endoscopy and Vaginal Surgery Workshops
at the Royal Free Hospital, London

After 22 years, the last (and 133rd) "Hands On" Gynaecological Endoscopy Skills Workshop was held on the 23rd-25th March 2011. Started in 1989 at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford and continued at the Royal Free Hospital in London from 1990 onwards, these courses have been held regularly every two months until now. Our other courses, the "Hands One" Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Workshop, "Hands On" Gynaecological Endoscopy Workshop for Nurses and Advanced Techniques in Vaginal Hysterectomy, will also no longer be held. Over 1,000 consultant gynaecologists, trainees and nurses have attended these courses over these years. If you are interested in reading the comments from delegates who have been to our workshops, click here.

www.gynendo.com will, however, continue. Those who have visited the website before will know that it contained much more than merely information about our workshops. We will continue to add educational and other material related to gynaecology and gynaecological surgery to www.gynendo.com as before.

These may be of interest to you

We are continuously updating edited recordings of operations and techniques - see Movie collection.

You can now find step-by-step instructions for some procedures - see Step-by-Step. NEW

Find out about the H Pipelle for "no touch" biopsy at "no touch" hysteroscopy developed at the Royal Free Hospital - see H Pipelle®.

Do you want to record your surgery on your personal computer for free - see Computer capture for even more information and details of our latest system.

You may find these examples of surgical aphorisms interesting, amusing and even useful. NEW

Learn to tie a Roeder and Weston sliding knots with our new step-by-step guides. NEW

Consultant Gynaecologist
Royal Free Hospital


Kocher's rule

A surgeon is a doctor who can operate and who knows when not to.

Theodore Kocher