BCHS host Operating Theatre Live – 25th October 2018


Operating theatre live

Blackburn Central High School has been selected as one of the first venues in the UK to host the award-winning Operating Theatre Live National Tour on Thursday 25th October 2018, from 9:00am to 8:00pm.

Operating Theatre Live Tour are the UK’s only touring surgical experience offering academically rigorous educational experience matched to English, Scottish, Welsh and Irish exam specifications. Their events secure and challenge students to explore careers in medicine and healthcare in a mission to raise engagement in STEM subjects.

This incredible, immersive operating theatre experience will give children the opportunity to dissect real specimens led by human anatomist Samuel Piri and his team of clinicians.

Sponsored by the Royal Society of Medicine, Operating Theatre Live are the UK’s only approved license holders to use all class animal by-products for educational purposes and they are bringing their tour to Blackburn Central High School on Thursday 25th October 2018 from 9am to 5pm for the main event with an optional workshop for an insight into Emergency Medicine from 5pm to 8pm.

Event Prices:

Main Event Ticket £69.00 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Includes scrub hire, stethoscope hire, full PPE, 7 workshops and lunch.

Trauma Ticket £139.00 (9:00am – 8:00pm)
Includes scrub hire, stethoscope hire, full PPE, 8 workshops, lunch and hot evening meal.

During this unique opportunity, children will be taking on the role of a trauma doctor bringing the systems of the human body alive through dissections.

“I personally write the academic content and produce all of the activities myself. Me and my team guarantee you a breath-taking, unforgettable trip through the human body like never before. Each student will leave stretched and challenged having made measurable progress against the science specification, we’ve got them all covered. (GCSE, A Levels BTEC’s Scottish National 5 and Highers)”.
Samuel Piri (Anatomist, Teacher and Programme Director)

There are a very limited number of tickets for this exclusive event, and it is open to all children (age 14-18) within a 20 mile radius of Blackburn Central High School, so demand will be exceptional.

For more information regarding the tour please visit https://www.operatingtheatrelive.co.uk/publicevents

Tickets can be booked here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/operating-theatre-live-blackburn-25th-october-2018-tickets-46798078312

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