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The impact of Major Trauma Centres (MTC) on training in Trauma and Orthopaedics

On behalf of BOTA, Mr David Large (Chair of the SAC T&O) and Prof Chris Moran (National Clinical Director for Trauma)... Read more

Congratulations to Miss Clare Marx- 1st Female President of the RCS

We would like to congratulate Miss Claire Marx for being elected as the first female President to the Royal College of Surgeons in its 214-year history.... Read more

Orthopaedics and Trauma journal Readership Survey

Please take this short readership survey to help provide feedback on the content for the Orthopaedics and Trauma journal. The survey can be accessed here ... Read more

BOSTAA & Arthrex Sports Medicine Travelling Fellowship

Please see the attached file advertising the British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Arthroscopy Association Travelling Fellowship.... Read more

Masters programmes

Dear BOTA member, I would be very grateful if you could take a few minutes to complete this survey, sent out by Prof Simon Donell (President of BASK) to get trainee feedback on the development of Mas... Read more

Course Alerts

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BOTA Annual Educational Weekend 2014

The British Orthopaedic Trainees Association Annual Educational Weekend 2014 A new programme with an exceptional Faculty Where: Carden Park, Cheshire. When: 20 - 22nd June 2014.... Read more

Bone and Joint Journal Courses and Meetings calendar

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MSc in Musculoskeletal Science

MSc in Musculoskeletal Science at the UCL Institute of Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal Science, at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore.... Read more

7th Basic Biomechanics in Orthopaedics Course

Basic Biomechanics in Orthopaedics (BBiOrth) is a one-day course held at The Royal Society of Medicine, London.... Read more

3rd North East Instructional Shoulder Course

Date: Monday 23rd & Tuesday 24th July 2014 Venue: Clinical Skills Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead Step-by-Step with Live Surgery Demonstrations.... Read more

6th Masterclass of Long Bone Non-Unions: Current Aspects of Management

7th July 2014 Course Venue: Worsley Building, University of Leeds Organisation: P. Giannoudis, Leeds UK Information: Phone: 0044-113-3922750 Fax: 0044-113-3923290 Email: Helen.McRobbie@leedsth.... Read more

Fractures of Pelvis and Acetabulum: Principles of Management

10-11 July 2014 COURSE VENUE Worsley Building University of Leeds ORGANISER Peter Giannoudis, Leeds UK INFORMATION Phone: 0044-113-3922750 Fax: 0044-113-3923290 Email: Helen.McRobbie@leedsth.... Read more

28th International Trauma Symposium & Instructional Course

International Trauma Symposium: 20 to 22 August 2014 International Instructional Trauma Course: 18 to 22 August Orthopaedic Trauma Society Research Day: 19 August Venue: Roxburghe Hotel... 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