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ORUK Funded Medical Research Fellowship (MD)

Please find attached ORUK funded clinical research fellowship advert that will lead to award of MD. The position will be based at the BOSRC at York Trials Unit... Read more

European Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting, Bristol, 2-4th Sept – New Abstract Deadline

At this year's EORS event BOTA will be holding a pre-course workshop session! Come along and support the event! Abstract Deadline has now been extended to June 12th.... Read more

Deformity Course Prize Winner!

Congratulations to Helen Ribee, winner of this year's Deformity Course Prize! Her abstract on " How does foot anatomy affect the outcome after extracorporeal shockwave therapy for plantar fasciiti... Read more

RCS Education Bursary - John Lister Prize Award

The winner will receive a Medal and £500 either in vouchers for educational books/ materials or towards a Royal College of Surgeons of England course held at the College.... Read more

BOTA Educational Weekend, Carden Park, Cheshire, June 12/13/14

Registration for the BOTA Educational Weekend is now open! Click the link below for more information. This page is a sample of the new-look website, so please ignore the 'under construction' title... Read more

Course Alerts

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Bone and Joint Journal Courses and Meetings calendar

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St Thomas Hand Course, 21-22 September 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 Plastics or Orthopaedic Surgery.... Read more

Newcastle Basic Knee Arthroscopy and ACL Cadaveric Course, 22-23 October 2015

This course is designed for surgeons aspiring to a career in orthopaedic surgery. This course will address arthroscopic techniques on the knee and ACL reconstruction and consist of hands- on minimal ... Read more

Instructional Hip Course, Sheffield, 16/17th November

Instructional Hip Course Location Mercure Sheffield Parkway Hotel, Sheffield S60 5BD Date Monday 16th... Read more

Optimising Outcomes in Shoulder Arthroplasty, York, 25th September

SAVE THE DATE!! Optimising Outcomes in Shoulder Arthroplasty The Ron Cooke Hub, University of York Convenor: Professor Amar Rangan Delegate Fee - £60 For further information or to reg... Read more

Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow’s Orthopaedic and Trauma symposium, May 29th

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow’s Orthopaedic and Trauma symposium is due to be held in College on Friday the 29th of May.... Read more

So You Want to be an Orthopaedic Surgeon? 29 May 2015, RCS London

This course provides a balanced view of the benefits and disadvantages of a career in orthopaedic surgery and a realistic perspective on the future for the specialty.... Read more

Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head: Current Insights, University of Leeds, 15th July

Avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head is a common cause of hip disability that may progress to collapse of the femoral head and hip osteoarthritis in up to 80% of patients if left untreated.... 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