Harry Lyall has a keen interest in teaching and mentoring the next generations of orthopaedic surgeons. Within his NHS practice he is an orthopaedic surgical trainer on the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and East Anglian Specialist Orthopaedic Registrar Training Schemes. He is actively involved in undergraduate medical education and is Honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London. For almost twenty years he was a Faculty Member of AO-UK (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen) and lectured to surgeons nationally and internationally on skeletal trauma surgery. With an interest in trauma care, he is a past ATLS® (Advanced Trauma Life Support) Faculty Member and Course Director and has also taught on ATLS® Instructor Courses. He is a Member of the Wilderness Medical Services Institute – Europe and has lectured on wilderness Medical Technician and Doctor Courses at the Scottish National Outdoor Training Centre at Glenmore Lodge in Aviemore.
The next generations of surgeons must be trained but they must also be assessed. Harry Lyall is closely involved in the examination and assessment of surgeons. He was for more than 10 years a member of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and examined for the Intercollegiate MRCS Diploma. He is currently an Inter-Collegiate Assessor working with all four Royal Surgical Colleges to ensure and maintain the quality of UK and Ireland professional surgical examinations conducted both within Great Britain and Ireland and around the world. He is in addition an Examiner for the Inter-Collegiate Diploma for the FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics) Examination, the final UK orthopaedic surgical exit examination.