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Medical Student Elective Prize Winners

This year there were 22 fantastic applications and picking out three was tough. The winners of this year’s prizes are; Daniel Blyth – University of Leicester - South Africa Faheem Ahm... Read more

BOTA EDUCATIONAL WEEKEND 12-14th JUNE 2015 - SAVE THE DATE!!!!

The BOTA educational weekend will once again be held at Carden Park, Cheshire, over the dates Friday 12th to Sunday 14th June. Book your leave now!!! Watch this space for more details.... Read more

AOUK Major Research Grants for Trauma

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AOUK Project Research Grants for Trauma

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AOUK Trauma Research Prize

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Course Alerts

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Bone and Joint Journal Courses and Meetings calendar

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Practical Skills in Hand Surgery: Trauma Module, RCS, 26-27 November

Title of event/course: Practical Skills in Hand Surgery: Trauma Module Location: RCS London Date from/to: 26-27 November 2015 Short paragraph on the event itself: This new course provides a focused ... Read more

Aberdeen Cadaveric Hand Trauma Course 18th & 19th May 2015

Our Hand Trauma course is a highly interactive hands-on course that is structured to meet the training needs of surgeons in training in Orthopaedic or Plastic Surgery.... Read more

Practical Skills in Hand Surgery: Elective module, RCS London, 11-12 May 2015

Hand and wrist surgery is a rapidly evolving and technical specialty. This practical cadaveric dissection course teaches standard approaches to the wrist, DRUJ, thumb and finger joints.... Read more

Pan Celtic Orthopaedic Meeting, The Vale Hotel 17th-19th June 2015

The Welsh Orthopaedic Society 2015 Meeting will be a Pan Celtic meeting held in conjunction with the Irish Orthopaedic Association (IOA) and the Scottish Committee for Orthopaedics & Trauma (SCOT)... Read more

Advanced Cadaveric Trauma Surgery Course, Newcastle, 19-20 October 2015

This course is a two day hands on practical cadaveric workshop for surgeons, military or civilian who are relatively inexperienced in trauma but may be required to perform surgery on patients sufferin... Read more

Emergency Management of Pelvic and Acetabular Trauma, Bristol, Friday 13th March

Course Objectives: • Overview of the early emergent management of pelvic trauma • Understand the fracture patterns and associated injuries • Role of binders, external fixation... Read more

Preparing to be a Consultant Surgeon, Friday 17th April 2015, Sheffield

Preparing to be a Consultant Surgeon Friday 17th April 2015 B. Braun Business Centre, Sheffield Your training programme will give you the knowledge and skills to pass your exam and obtain your CCT... Read more

Position Statements

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SHape of Training (SHoT) Report

Please click the link below to read the BOTA position statement on the SHape of Training (SHoT) report by Prof Greenaway... Read more

BMA Response to the Shape of Training Review

Click the attached pdf to read the BMA response to the Shape of Training Review... Read more

Major Trauma Centres

Should it be mandatory for all T&O trainees to rotate through a Major Trauma Centre as part of their rotation? Click the attached pdf below for the BOTA position statement... Read more

The Value of the CCT; The value of Consultants

BOTA position statement in response to 'Training Surgeons for Future Service Requirements'. ... Read more

The future of ISCP

BOTA positional statement on the Future of ISCP Authors Vice-President: Mr Jeya Palan BMA representative: Mr Nick Ferran On behalf of the BOTA Committee 2012/13 (April 2013) ... Read more

Use of simulation in T&O training

BOTA positional statement on the use of simulation in surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedics Date: 23 April 13 ... Read more

BOTA position statement on PBAs

Procedure Based Assessments in Trauma and Orthopaedics Date: 11 June 2012 ... Read more