Neurosurgical training in the United kingdom and ireland: assessing progress and attainment.

@article{Lindsay2002NeurosurgicalTI,
  title={Neurosurgical training in the United kingdom and ireland: assessing progress and attainment.},
  author={Kenneth W. Lindsay},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={1103-11; discussion 1111-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To review neurosurgical training in the United Kingdom and Ireland in the past decade and the methods used to monitor training and assess trainee competence. METHODS A database was compiled with data from 1990 to 2000 on behalf of the Specialist Advisory Committee in Neurosurgery from trainee logbook operative totals submitted on achieving accreditation or receiving the Certificate of Completion of Surgical Training. RESULTS During the 11-year period, 109 trainees achieved… CONTINUE READING