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, this practical session with online reference materials covers the most common corticosteroid injections for MSK conditions in primary care.

25 Jul 2024
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Minor Surgery

A full day - suitable for novices, this practical session with online theory modules introduces the delegate to the full range of excision procedures for lesions on, in and under the skin.

26 Jul 2024
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Minor Surgery Update

A refresher suitable for those who want or need an update for CPD, appraisal, reaccreditation or CQC. The programme is dictated by hot topics, learning needs and a revision of and fine running of surgical technique.

08 Aug 2024
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ASPC Annual Conference 2024

An excellent opportunity to expand and refresh your knowledge, whilst meeting colleagues from across the UK and sharing experiences. With talks by Point of Care Ultrasounds, Michael Labreque, Claire Simpson and many more, Surgical Skills Workshops, Vasectomy Workshops, Hand Workshops (including the anatomy of the hand), Audit Data results and so much more, the conference is set to be exciting and thought provoking. 

To book tickets please CLICK HERE. 

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