Monday 19 December 2011

1st RNOH Cadaveric Knee Replacement Course - 26th & 27th January 2012

This course is aimed at Surgeons in Training

Knee replacement surgery is challenging and poor technique is the commonest cause of poor outcome.  We aim to provide the basis of knowledge and skills required to produce reliably good results in knee replacement

Course Fee: £450 – fee inclusive of all course material, lunch, refreshments & 1 nights’ accommodation (hotel details tbc)

Convenors: Mr Richard Carrington & Mr Jonathan Miles (Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons, RNOH, Stanmore)

For further information please contact the Education Centre on Tel: 020 8909 5326; e-mail; or visit our website

Oxford Bone Infection Conference 2012 - 1st+2nd March 2012: Final call for abstracts for 6th Jan

Please note *** 6th January deadline for abstract submission  *** Early Bird Registration by  1st February

2nd Annual Oxford Bone Infection Conference (OBIC)
Thursday & Friday 1st & 2nd March 2012
Main Hall, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1BX

Day 1 - Principles of Bone and Joint Infection
Day 2 - Orthopaedic Device Related Infection: A Team Approach
The Oxford Bone Infection Unit presents the second meeting next year that will run over 2 days. The draft programme is attached and you will see that several international speakers are joining the Oxford team on the programme. It’s a great opportunity to meet with other specialities and update in this evolving area of medicine   
Organising team: Dr Bridget Atkins, Dr Tony Berendt, Dr Ivor Byren, Mr Martin McNally, Mr Roger Gundle & Mr Alex Ramsden
Professor Dietrich Mack, Swansea
Professor Donald Ortner, Washington, USA
Dr Andrej Trampuz, Lausanne, Switzerland
Professor Peter Oschner, Lucerne, Switzerland
Mr James Livingstone, Bristol
Dr Ben Lipsky, Washington, USA

Prize Call for Abstracts
There will be a Free papers session for ideas, research and clinical findings and a session called “Challenges for the Masters” for thought provoking cases for a panel discussion

For further information visit or email

Kind regards
Working on behalf of OBIC 2012

Monday 21 November 2011

Launch of new Orthopaedic Website - OrthoEvidence

The aim of this website is to present top quality evidence within orthopaedics in an open access format. Thus the purpose of beginning this site stems from the need for pre-appraised clinical research within orthopaedics. Alongside a team of highly qualified orthopaedics, we have gathered over 900 users and would like to take the opportunity to extend an invitation for you to join the site and provide us with feedback.

Please click on this link to view the flyer

Tuesday 8 November 2011

t3 Low-cost Training Seminar on Tuesday 22nd November in London

Are you interested in new markets & opportunities for your training products, simulators or services? If you are, you should attend and/or exhibit at the 2nd Low-cost Training Trends & Technology Seminar (2nd Low-cost t3) that will be at the Westminster Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0ET on Tuesday 22nd November 2011. Industry Delegates pay only £150/€180 for the whole day, including lunch and breaks, if they register before 11th November [Offer Code: t32011]) - and there are Group Discounts for 2 or more delegates. Attached is a Delegate Booking Form. Also updates can be found on our website:

Please note that we are inviting your members as guests at no charge to attend- they just need to complete the attached booking form and fill in their details and put FOC in the cost box.

Richard Curtis

Join the "Training Trends & Technology" (t3) Group on LinkedIn

Andrich International Ltd
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email: fax: +44 (0)1985 846163 tel: +44 (0)1985 846181

Friday 4 November 2011

Current Concepts Course in Paediatric Orthopaedics - 29th Feb - 2nd March 2012

The Kings Fund, Cavendish Square, London
David Trevor Guest Lecturer

Dr James Wright
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Mr R Paton, UK

Prof K Rosendahl, Bergen
Prof K Ziebarth, Berne
& National Faculty

The course is aimed at those at consultant and senior trainee level who are interested in the challenges presented to us by our paediatric patients and who would like to learn more about the current controversies in our specialty.
Paramedical specialists are also welcome.

Registration:           £500 (or £175 per day)
                                £450 for trainees
&          £400 for allied health professionals

For further information please contact:

SURVEY: Fracture Clinic Services Across the Country

I am core surgical trainee and I am running a survey on fracture clinics under the guidance of Mr. Andrew McAndrew, consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital. This survey is aimed at trauma and orthopaedic consultants. It a simple survey with maximum of twelve questions and will take less than couple of minutes to complete. The purpose of the survey is to gain information about how fracture clinic services are organised across the country. The survey can be found at: A link for the results of this survey will be posted here in due course.

Thank you for your time.
Dr. Anand P Swayamprakasam

Leicester Wrist Fracture Management Course - 22nd & 23rd March 2012

Location: Tigers Ground, Leicester

Course Convenor: Professor J Dias, Mr A Ullah, Ms C Wildin, Mr Bhaskar Bhowal, Miss L Cutler

Course Content: A ‘hands on’ practical course supported by pragmatic lectures and discussion groups from an experienced UK Orthopaedic Consultant Faculty. This course is aimed at Orthopaedic training grade level

Management of extra articular fractures of the distal radius
Management of intra articular fractures of the distal radius
Children’s wrist fractures
Complex and comminuted fractures
Management of associated ulnar sided trauma
Management of distal radius malunion
Plaster techniques
K wiring of the wrist
Volar, radial and dorsal locking plating of the distal radius
Tension band wiring of the ulnar styloid
Distal radius osteotomy

Speakers to be confirmed

For more information please contact: Elaine James, Course Administrator on 0116 2584702 or email

Course fee: £350.00