Welcome to the
Association of Surgeons in Primary Care

The Association is for anyone who performs surgical procedures in the community, whether they be GP’s or hospital consultants. We provide support, training, and professional development to our members. We host an annual conference and run an accredited audit programme.

Membership is open to all who have an interest in developing such services; be that in medical, nursing, commissioning or related sectors.

The Association of Surgeons in Primary Care (ASPC) is affiliated with the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland and the PCSA, our sister organisation in the Republic of Ireland.

The ASPC also has links with the Royal College of General Practitioners, the Association of Surgeons in Training and the British Association of day surgery.  

The ASPC liases with the Care Quality Commission, Integrated Care Boards and represents members in negotiations affecting the provision of surgery in the community. Our Council includes experts across the spectrum of Community surgery who provide a valuable information resource to all ASPC members.


Benefits Include:

Conference and Study Discounts

Discounted fees for attending the ASPC Annual Conferences and Study Days.

Online Resources Access

Online access to members only section which has up to date multimedia presentations, and Audit return results from recent Annual Conferences and Study Days.

Member Support

Immediate access to support from the Association and its members via Facebook and WhatsApp groups, or contact any of the board via email with any issues that you may like us to help you with.

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Procedures & Skills


Vasectomy Surgeons operating in Primary Care, including trainers and those who train the trainers

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Hand Surgery

Hand Surgeons operating in Primary Care

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GPs and Surgeons performing Dermatoscopy clinics in Primary Care

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Skin Surgery

All types of Skin Surgery completed by Primary Care Surgeons

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Upcoming Courses

There are numbers of courses taking place across the UK, provided by the ASPC and our partnership organisations.

Joint Injections

A half-day - suitable for both novices and clinicians seeking update

15 Dec 2023
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ASPC Dermatological Surgery & Dermoscopy Study Day.

Join us for an exciting and informative event dedicated to the world of dermatological surgery and dermoscopy!

27 Jan 2024
Leamington Spa
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Minor Surgery Update

A half day - suitable for clinicians already carrying out minor surgery, the online modules explore guidance and evidence

31 Jan 2024
Sutton Coldfield
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Dermatological Surgery and Dermoscopy Study Day

Join us for an exciting and informative event dedicated to the world of dermatological surgery and dermoscopy!

At our ASPC Dermatological Surgery and Dermoscopy Day, we're bringing together experts and enthusiasts alike to explore the latest advancements in the field. Whether you're a seasoned dermatologist looking to refine your surgical skills or a curious individual eager to learn more about skin health, this event is tailored for you. Our line up of esteemed speakers will delve into cutting-edge techniques, innovative technologies, and the art of dermoscopy, offering valuable insights that will enhance your practice and knowledge. Don't miss this opportunity to network with like-minded professionals and expand your horizons in the realm of dermatology.

Join us on this educational journey towards healthier, happier skin!

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