About this event

  • Date and time Sat 27 Feb 2021 from 9:00am to 5:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Plastic Surgery

Entering its 13th successful year, UPRAS 2021 will be held via The Royal Society of Medicine virtual platform and become a fully interactive webinar.  

The UPRAS webinar will introduce and teach students and junior doctors the key components of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (PRAS). It will cover various subspecialties in PRAS through a high-quality interactive lecture delivered by eminent surgeons from around the country.  

The second half of the day will allow delegates to join interactive practical sessions (workshops) on suturing, local flaps and tendon repair from the comfort of their own homes. The didactic component will be delivered via the virtual platform whilst performing hands-on experience on the practical kits. Order your practical kit below. 

The UPRAS webinar will teach the core aspects of plastic surgery, provide career advice and practical skills workshops to improve surgical skills in plastic surgery techniques.

Order your workshop kit here. You will need to order your kit for the workshops separately to booking the webinar. Practical kits are sent via special delivery and should arrive the next working day (UK only). You will need to sign to receive the kit. Thursday 25 February is the last possible order date for practical kits. 

For international shipping of the practical kits please allow 2 weeks for delivery.   

Registration price includes the morning of lectures and the afternoon of practical workshops.

This webinar will:

  • Cover the core aspects of plastic surgery 
  • Teach you how to carry out plastic surgical skills in suturing, local flaps, and tendon repair 
  • Highlight the value commitment required for a career in plastic surgery and outline the steps needed to get there

UPRAS Prize - apply here

Applicants are invited to submit an abstract up to 250 words on all plastic surgery related topics. When submitting an abstract, please state whether you would like to be considered for a poster or oral presentation. Please note only one presenter can present for each oral presentation.

Submission deadline: Wednesday 10 February 2021. 

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We would like to thank our sponsor The MDU for their support of this webinar.

Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.



Standard pricing available until 27 February 2021.


RSM Trainee RSM Student
£30.00 £21.00

Non - Member

Trainee Student
£50.00 £30.00

Key speakers

Mr Naveen Cavale

Consultant Plastic Surgeon at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Innovative surgeon and President of Plastic Surgery Section of the RSM 


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Mr Naveen Cavale, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Innovative Surgeon and President, Plastic Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine  

Ear reconstruction

Jonathan Cubitt, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Cranio-facial surgery

Tomas O’Niell, Consultant Plastic Surgeon


Comfort break
Lower limb trauma

Umraz Khan, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Research in burns surgery

Declan Collins, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

How to secure a plastic surgery training number

Alexandra Bucknor, Specialist Registrar

Talk title to be confirmed

Maleeha Mughal, Head and Neck Cancer Consultant Plastic Surgeon


Lunch break
Introduction to afternoon

Eunsol Kim, Council Member, Plastic Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Local flaps
Tendon repair




Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be  distributed  in future on various internet channels. 

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