Edinburgh Waverley Station is 10 minutes’ walk from Surgeons Quarter. Please exit Waverley via the Market Street opening.
Take a right and then 1st left onto Cockburn Street and follow the road/hill until the top. Take a left at the top of Cockburn Street onto The Royal Mile. At the 1st set of lights, take a right onto South Bridge and continue along this route until the College is on your left on Nicolson Street, opposite the Festival Theatre. Once in the front gates, please follow the relevant signage for your event. A taxi rank is located just outside the station.
A Taxi to Surgeons Quarter would cost around £5.00. Train times can be checked using the contact details below.
National Rail Enquiries: 08457 48 49 50
www.nationalrail.co.uk or www.thetrainline.com
Inter-city bus services terminate at the St Andrew's Square Bus Station. Buses from Princes Street (stops on the side of the street lined by shops- [north]) are very frequent. Services passing the College include numbers 3, 5, 7, 8, 14, 30, 31 and 33.
A Lothian Buses iPhone app is available to download from the iTunes app store free of charge. This app gives you up-to-date information on all of the buses that pass Surgeons Quarter.
Lothian Region Transport: 0131 555 6363 www.lothianbuses.co.uk
First Edinburgh: 08708 72 72 71 www.firstgroup.com
Stage Coach: 01383 621 249 www.stagecoachbus.com
National Express: 08705 80 80 80 www.nationalexpress.com
Citylink: 0870 550 5050 www.citylink.co.uk
Access by car to Surgeons Quarter can be via many routes. You are therefore advised to go onto a route planner to map your journey. The post code for the venue is EH8 9DW.
There is no private parking at Surgeons Quarter. There are metered parking spaces on Roxburgh Place, Richmond Place, and Chambers Street. (which are free after 6.30pm). There is also parking in Nicolson Square beside the Clydesdale Bank for approximately £7 per day.
Please note any parking fees incurred are not included in the course fee.
By attending the course you will earn 6 CPD credits. In each chapter we include a Quality Improvement Ideas box which provides suggestions to stimulate further continuing professional development such as audits and practice development. This additional work can be claimed as CPD credits.
For example, if you highlight improving end of life care as a major area for your PDP for the year ahead and subsequently do 7 hours work of reading the topic, looking at the resources, doing an audit, preparing a presentation, devising a new practice policy/guideline, you can claim a further 7 credits.