What we do

What we do

The Malcolm Coptcoat Trust (MCT) was initially set up to train and educate urologists in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery. Now keyhole surgery is commonplace the mission of the MCT has expanded to incorporate further innovation in urological surgery as well as training and education for talented trainees, thus transforming the lives of those suffering from urological problems.

The Trust supports and funds:


1. Lectures

British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) Annual Lecture
Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) Annual Urological Lecture

2. Funding for prizes

RSM Short Paper Award

3. Support for trainee medics and surgeons to help fund projects and surgical training

King’s, Guy’s and St. Thomas BSC students’ projects
Simulated Urological Olympics

4. Bursaries

Two £500 bursaries for undergraduate electives each year

Malcolm teaching in Hanoi, 1992