Essential Equipment for Registrars

The practice should provide for a registrar the following items:

Their Own Room

It is preferrable for a trainee to have their own room, this may be used by other members of the team when the trainee is not in surgery.

  • Desk
  • Couch
  • Computer with internet access

Medical Equipment

  • Doctor’s bag
  • Stethoscope
  • Sphygmomanometer
  • Opthalmoscope/ orascope
  • Tendon hammer
  • Speculae
  • Access to oxygen saturation monitor
  • Peak flow meter
  • Testing kit for neuropathy in diabetes
  • Tuning forks
  • BM monitor
  • Resuscitation kit
  • Emergency drugs box
  • Telephone list
  • Thermometer
  • Access to Sonicaid
  • Prescription pad (for home visits- usually in name of trainer)

Training Equipment

  • Video camera
  • TV / computer screen with video link for watching video
  • Protocol pack/ practice formulary/ access to practice intranet
  • Access to practice library or desktop resources