Preceptorships:Trainer Experience

Preceptorship/Trainer Experience in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

  • Prof Haray has established a specialised Preceptorship programme for consultant colorectal surgeons wishing to learn laparoscopic colorectal surgery: This consists of masterclasses in his operation theatres at Prince Charles Hospital for the trainee consultant followed by outreach visits by him to the trainee consultant’s hospital for on site training
  • To date 19 consultants have been trained by Prof Haray through this programme in South and West Wales across 7 hospitals and he has helped start a laparoscopic colorectal surgery service in 4 hospitals and has been instrumental in expanding this service in 3 others. All the funding for this has been through educational grants without any cost to the NHS.
  • Prof Haray is a Registered Preceptor for Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons.
  • He is also on the Faculty of the European Surgical Institute, Hamburg for Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.
  • Preceptor – Ethicon Endosurgery® Ltd for Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.
    SpR training for laparoscopic colorectal surgery: All the SpRs who have rotated through Prof Haray’s firm at Prince Charles Hospital have had exposure and hands on training in laparoscopic colorectal surgery. Several of his trainees are now established as consultant colorectal surgeons with laparoscopic expertise and many have performed over 100 independent resections. Some of his trainees are now actively involved as trainers themselves.