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The reviews displayed here are in answer to the question 'Kindly tell us your overall impression about the teaching, faculty and organisation of this course. Please state if this course helped to focus your revision for the exam'.

An excellent course. Very helpful, friendly knowledgeable faculty. Thoroughly enjoyed the day. Feel a lotmore confident for part 2 now. Thanks again!

RB
Mayo University Hospital

Very good.

AS
St Mary's Hospital, London

It was actually the individual bits of advice I found most helpful.

AN
Pinderfields General Hospital, Wakefield

Good.

AA
Shalamar Medical And Dental College And Hospital Lahore

Good.

ES
Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton

The course was accurately structured to cover important topics. It was well scheduled and time fixed foreach session was appropriate. It was a very good learning experience. I am very impressed with theattitude of the teachers which was very encouraging. I have recommended this course to all those whoplan to appear for the coming exam.

SK
Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, New Delhi

Useful especially for first times like myself.

AE
Ministry Of Health, Jordan

Good overall.

AA
Ministry Of Health, Jordan

The communication group sessions were the most useful part of the day. Great organisation of the day,the registrar was the most helpful and detailed in his explanations with relevance to our exam; ratherthan just teaching based on their own clinical knowledge and practice.

SL
Leicester Royal Infirmary Hospital

Good - keep up the good work.

TP
University Hospital Southampton NHS , United Kingdom , Europe

Generally good.

HM
Surgical specialization hospital

Very well organised !! The mock exam was even better than the real exam itself !

DK
Royal Bolton Hospital, Bolton

Organization , teaching and presentation All were excellent.

EI
Benghazi Medical Centre, Libya

The course was very well organised and kept to scheduled time. Overall Very well organised andexecuted.

CB
San Fernando General Hospital

I liked the course very much as it helped me a lot in preparing for main exam.

AS
AIIMS, Patna

Very nicely structured . Specially the communication skills part really helped during the exam.

MA
Primus SuperSpeciality Hospital, New Delhi

Very good.

WT
Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester

I was very happy attending this course. I felt a lot more confident attending and the exam after attendingthe course.

AV
University Malaya Medical Center

Very well organised - managed to cover a large volume of material within 1 day. Particularly like the skullbase and head and neck anatomy session and talking through the vestibular exam. The mock exam wasuseful.

MH
Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport

Well ran course with knowledgeable instructors.

RA
Craigavon Area Hospital, Craigavon

This course was very useful to me...especially to develop communication skills .

RR
Muthu Kumaran Medical College

Thorough lectures, good feedback, well organized.

KK
Royal Free Hospital, London

Excellent. best feature is the practice in communication skills and examination.

MZ
University Hospital, Coventry

Very good.

WP
Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester

It was a very good course and I would recommend it to everyone sitting for the exam. The refreshmentswere excellent.

FA
Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor

In one day you covered almost the entire topic in a well structured manner. Gave enough time to interactand clear our doubts. The thing I liked the most is you made each one of us practice our communicationstations and corrected our mistakes.

GM
KIMS Alshifa Healthcare Pvt Ltd, Perinthalmanna, Kerala

Excellent course I would happily attend again but hopefully won’t need to.

JA
Morriston Hospital, Swansea

I will certainly recommend must have course before appearing in Exam especially for overseas doctorswho don't know the UK system especially the final session of 2 hour drill of exam gave you confidence inthe real exam and they tell you your mistakes in the feedback.

AM
Shalamar Hospital Lahore Pakistan

I liked the faculty in general , very helpful , and tried their best in span of 1 day.

FB
King Hamad University Hospital of Bahrain

I just want to say that i pass the exam and get very high score thank you soo much for all the team .Special greating to dr haider .

MAH
Private in oman

Excellent organization. The faculty were genuinely interested in teaching.

RBS
Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Very good - highly recommend.

MR
Charing Cross Hospital, London

Good.

BK
Atlas Polyclinic

The breadth of topics which were covered was good. The anatomy station was very good, especiallybase of skull.

ACY
Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester

The course was very good.

MWMB
El Sahel Teaching Hospital

Really great course. Packed a lot in. Good for revision purposes. Good to practice via mock.

KLH
Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool

Well organised and accommodated requests very well.

JDW
Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley

Very useful and well organised. Teaching on the whole excellent by faculty, many of whom had satDOHNS fairly recently. The sessions on clinical examination were excellent and prepared me well for theexam, as did the communication sessions - good to know what is expected and level of detail etc.

JCR
Warwick Hospital, Warwick

Thank you for the kind efforts.

ZMR
Hamad Medical Corporation

Organisation was good. Happy that someone was waiting outside for the candidates.

NJ
Great Western Hospital, Swindon

Valuable.

TS
Ear, Nose, Throat, Head and Neck Specialist Hospital, Yangon

Really well organized.

SC
Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle

Very good.

IN
Sheffield Children's Hospital, Sheffield

Very good. Thank you.

AP
St Mary's Hospital, London, UK

Really enjoyable, well structured.

EH
Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant, UK

Very organised course.

RL
James Paget Hospital, Great Yarmouth, UK

An excellent course. Especially the communication part is excellent and gave me a lot of confidence afterthe course.

RU
Southampton General Hospital, UK

It is good and well done.

CK
Ipswich Hospital, UK

The contents of the course were good & relevant. The presentations were clear. Would be recommendingit to others preparing for the exam.

NJ
Southampton General Hospital, Southampton

Excellent course. Great faculty who were very approachable and friendly. Toby Moorhouse = legend.David Smith = legend. Thank you.

TP
Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury

Good organization. Good time keeping for a busy, intensive day. Lots of topics covered in short space oftime! Pictures in lectures were excellent.

EM
Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford

The course was excellent and provided good value for money. I will definitely recommend it to my friends.

VA
Luton & Dunstable Hospital, Luton

Good course and faculty. High quality and relevant presentations. The topics covered were appropriatefor exam preparation.

AO
Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Birmingham

High standard of faculty. Relevant for exam preparation. Content of the course was excellent. Thank you.

ME
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen

Good, exam focused course.

AM
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen

Where the gaps in my knowledge were. The course was well organised and the tutors were approachableand knowledgeable.

EM
Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury

Very well organised course. The mock OSCE was very informative and useful.

RK
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester

Within one day session of 10 hours, it's the best possible course.

JK
King Saud Medical City, Saudi Arabia

Was pitched at the appropriate level for exam. Can't thank you enough.

AG
Ulster Hospital, Dundonald

Good course. Well planned out. Good to have OSCE at the end.

JL
Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham

This was a very useful course, an eye opener and aptly held a few days before the exam. The facultymanaged to cater for those sitting for the upcoming exams and also those who have just startedpreparation. They gave an excellent insight into the exam and were very encouraging to everyone.

GC
Sundaram Medical Foundation

I like that, although it was a long day, it was all delivered in one day eliminating the need for 2 nights hotelstay which is great as exams can get really expensive.

JG
University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool

Excellent organization. The faculty were genuinely interested in teaching.

RB
Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Very good - highly recommend.

MR
Charing Cross Hospital, London

Good.

BK
Atlas Polyclinic

The breadth of topics which were covered was good. The anatomy station was very good, especiallybase of skull.

AC
Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester

The course was very good.

MK
El Sahel Teaching Hospital

Really great course. Packed a lot in. Good for revision purposes. Good to practice via mock.

KE
Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool

Well organised and accommodated requests very well.

JD
Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley

Very useful and well organised. Teaching on the whole excellent by faculty, many of whom had satDOHNS fairly recently. The sessions on clinical examination were excellent and prepared me well for theexam, as did the communication sessions - good to know what is expected and level of detail etc.

JC
Warwick Hospital, Warwick

Thank you for the kind efforts.

ZJ
Hamad Medical Corporation

Organisation was good. Happy that someone was waiting outside for the candidates.

NJ
Great Western Hospital, Swindon

Valuable.

TS
Ear, Nose, Throat, Head and Neck Specialist Hospital, Yangon

Really well organized.

SC
Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle

Very good.

IN
Sheffield Children's Hospital, Sheffield

Very relevant.

KC
St John's Hospital at Howden, Livingston, UK

Excellent course. Really thanks a lot.

FA
Al Noor Hospital, UAE

All aspects of the course were helpful and well organised, well paced and the mock exam helped buildconfidence in communication skills.

KM
University College Hospital, London, UK

The teachers were very encouraging and helpful and the mock exam was extremely useful as well. Iespecially liked the punctuality and the time management as well.

MK
Aga Khan University Hospital, Pakistan

The practical sessions were extremely useful and very informal. The skull base session was veryuseful.

NR
Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, UK

Excellent course and faculty. Good quality presentations. The Organisation was good.

RWCG
Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

It was an excellent day. Very well organised and all the faculty members were easily approachable andhelpful.

LL
University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK

A very well organised course. Very friendly and helpful instructors.

EV
Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester, UK

Very relevant. We had to perform vestibular assessment in the exam, which we had covered. Particularlygood, for me, was knowing the setup for the communication stations. Really excellent. A long day but niceto cover everything in one go. Great faculty, very helpful and encouraging.

ELK
Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke, UK

Mock test is the best part.

RP
Great Western Hospital, Swindon, UK

Friendly and approachable team. Good selection of topics.

RP
Ongar Health Centre, Ongar, UK

Great effort; very nice course overall. Will give more feedback after the exam.

MAA
Liaquat National Hospital, Pakistan

Very organized. Very good OSCE. Really well-taught course. Well worth the money.

FN
Derriford Hospital, Plymouth

Excellent course; well organized; enthusiastic knowledgeable staff; very glad I come. Feel much more prepared for exam now.

RC
Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Londonderry

Overall very good-knowledgeable staff, friendly, good feedback during the sessions and OSCE.

AH
Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock

Excellent opportunity to practice. Highlighting key topics for revision was very useful. Good candidate to instructor ratio.Highly recommended.

SE
Singleton Hospital, Swansea

All excellent teachers. Morning anatomy was fantastic. Good basis to focus revision exam skills + history taking. Very focused and excellent value for money.

LB
Croydon University Hospital, Croydon

I passed the recent DOHNS exam and the course helped me a lot. I would say that the patient stations this time is around 60-70% similar to the course. Consent giving and breaking bad news stations are quite similar. I highly recommend the course to future candidates taking theDOHNS exam.

CC
Matilda International Hospital, Hong Kong

I have been successful in passing the DOHNS OSCE, thanks to your course. The mock exam was very similar to the real exam, especially the manned stations which are considered to be the most difficult. I would be very interested to teach as a junior faculty in your courses. Many thanks!

GT
Hippokratio Hospital, Athens, Greece

Organised, friendly, approachable and knowledgeable faculty. Very good course

EO
Southmead Hospital, Bristol

When trying to prepare for my DOHNS examination I found very little information or appropriate books aimed for this examination. This course covered all the main areas for the examination and was by far better than any book available. Great advice and feedback was provided, and I especially enjoyed the small group teaching and the ready availability of the faculty to give any answers or advice. If wouldbe hard to fail this examination if you attend the Cardiff DOHNS course!

DB
Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport

Fortunately I passed the DOHNS exam. I found your revision course very useful - particularly with relation to the giving information station and general information about structure of the examination. Thank you for a great course! Highly recommended!

RE
University Hospitals South Manchester

Very well organized. Good content and will definitely recommend to colleagues.

AB
Whiston Hospital, Prescot

A very informative course for DOHNS OSCE exam. There was good opportunity to practice for the real exam since the OSCE was in a very similar format. It was very helpful. It covered the major topics. Thank you very much.

MIA

It is very informative and very illustrative of the DOHNS.

AAS
Sheikh Khalifa Hospital, Saudi Arabia

Superb course!

JK
Torbay Hospital

Well organized course, highly relevant to exam with excellent value for money. Could be advertised to a greater degree for the benefit of more trainees.

MW
Royal Liverpool University Hospital

I am pleased to inform you that I passed the exam. The course was very useful and helped me to find similar minded people to revise with in preparation for the exam, thank you.

TM
Royal Glamorgan Hospital

Good course, the level was optimal for the exam.

SK
Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport

Very good enjoyable course with good booklet to work on after course!

KR
Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield

Fantastic – I have done a few MRCS + MRCP revision courses in the past but this was much better.

CH
Queen's Hospital

Very nice small groups and hence felt easy to ask questions. Good interactive sessions.

KH
Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester

It was ever so helpful. An excellent idea to have the mock exam. Communication stations were challenging but good practice all the same. The faculties were all excellent and gave constructive feedback. I particularly enjoyed skull base anatomy and neck examination. Thank you.

HB
James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

Excellent! Definitely helped me prepare for the exam. Communication stations are very useful with helpful feedback. Well done and thank you.

SM
Southmead Hospital, Bristol

I did and the course very helpful and complemented my existing knowledge, enabling me to pass the exam. The course itself is a refresher course and is most suited for candidates revising their existing ENT knowledge. I thoroughly enjoyed the course and would recommend it to my fellow ENT colleagues planning to sit for their DOHNS.

SL
Monklands Hospital, Lanarkshire

I did pass the DOHNS OSCE. This was the first course I had ever been to. It was defnitely helpful, and I am glad I had driven all the way in the morning from Kent to Cardiff and back because it gave me the extra confidence and a bit more understanding of what was involved in this exam. I felt that the staffs were really helpful and kind and although it felt quite intensive for one day, it was worth it.

DK
Medway Maritime Hospital, Kent

The course was very useful especially the Mock Patient Station. Mock station included consent for parotid surgery, Examination of oral, neck and FNE, unilateral hearing loss, examination of ears in a child, Unilateral tonsil history and DD. Thank you very much.

IK
Whiston Hospital, Merseyside

I attended the DOHNS OSCE revision course held at Cardiff University in May 2010 and appeared for the exams in October 2010. I'm very pleased to inform you that I was successful and take this opportunity to thank the team at Cardiff for their guidance and support. I can testify that the revision course is very well organized and gave me an insight of what we have to do and what is expected from us in the exam. The course also helped in time management for each station. The faculty was very friendly and all my doubts were cleared.

NK
General Hospital, Port Of Spain, Trinidad And Tobago

I am happy to inform you that I passed the exam! The course was very helpful and I got a lot of information from the courses. I am very happy to have met the faculty and appreciate their knowledge. Thank you for the course!

AO
Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Excellent- good material, good faculty, well run.

FL
Frenchay Hospital, Bristol

Excellent, Very relevant and useful! I feel much more confident now.

NL
Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool

Good, that the course is one month before exam. Well organized and good time keeping.

EW
Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

Friendly and helpful demonstrators/lecturers. History taking and communication skills stations were good. OSCE felt like real exam. Hope there is future follow-up from faculty until the exam

SMA
Hospital Sungai Buloh, Malaysia

I found the anatomy sessions particularly useful. The mock OSCE gave me an idea of what the exam would be like, and the communication skill sessions highlighted what the examiners are looking for. It was a confidence boosting day altogether. All the staff were very professional and exceptionally helpful. I would appreciate it if you could send me a PDF fee receipt. Thanks!

JY
Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend

It was good but certain things were hurried up due to lack of time.

SM
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India

Excellent course. Very useful exam preparation particularly the practice OSCE at the end of the day Faculty very approachable and helpful.

AB
Derriford Hospital, Plymouth

Generally a very good course. I appreciate it had to be kept to one day, but it felt a little rushed, especially the mock OSCE. Anatomy revision was a nice refresher, perhaps a little too much emphasis was put on the foramina of the skull but I appreciate people tend to worry about this. All in all, good course and seems to be better value than others around. Many thanks.

AP
Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

If possible a bit more time to do practical parts/history station and mock OSCE. Thanks again for a very good course.

AS
Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral

I liked everything.

RYS
Al Dewaniya Teaching Hospital

Very useful course prior to taking the DOHNS part B. Handouts of lectures would have been useful.

AH
Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester

Teaching of a great standard that not only helps with the exam but also in general ENT. A session or handout on basic operations and instruments used would be useful.

DC
Royal London Hospital, London

Very well managed and presented.

AA
University Hospital, Coventry

Very thorough, covered almost everything despite being a one day course.

MG
Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

I though the course was on the whole excellent - it was very focused to the learning needed to pass the DOHNS and the opportunity to practice OSCEs and do a mock exam was very helpful. I will certainly go into the exam much better prepared.

RG
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Good.

NGN
Barnet Hospital, Barnet

I highly recommend this informative course for the DOHNS candidates especially for overseas candidates.

LA
Martyr Gazi Alhariry Specialized Surgical Hospital/Medical City Complex