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Fellowship in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Rotherham General Hospital

Rotherham General Hospital, Moorgate Road, Rotherham S60 2UD, South Yorkshire The lower limb Arthroplasty team at Rotherham General Hospital consists of seven Consultants, one Fellow... Read more

Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Sydney, February 2015

An opportunity has become available for an international Foot and Ankle Fellowship in Sydney. The fellowship starts in Feb 2015 for 6 months or more if required.... Read more

Future Orthopaedic Surgeons - JUTO and FOS Essay prize

The Journal of Undergraduate Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery (JUTO) Issue 2 Accepting Articles JUTO is the official journal of the Future Orthopaedic Surgeons Society and is now accepting research... Read more

MRCS Fees now Tax Deductible!

MRCS exam fees are now tax deductible and claims can be made for within the last 4 years. Please see the link below for more information: Read more

BOTA Medical Student Elective Bursary

***NEW DEADLINE - 19th DECEMBER 2014*** Three £500 bursaries awarded to UK medical students going on an orthopaedic surgery-based elective.... Read more

Course Alerts

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Bone and Joint Journal Courses and Meetings calendar

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South Yorkshire Fracture Neck of Femur Course; 19th and 20th March 2015; Sheffield

Location Mercure Sheffield Parkway Hotel, Sheffield S60 5BD Date 19th, 20th March 2015 An intensive course designed for Orthopaedic Surgeons involved in the care of patients with a fracture ... Read more

BOA Instructional Course 2015 exciting new format!

Saturday 10th – Sunday 11th January 2015 Manchester Conference Centre The British Orthopaedic Association’s annual Instructional Course is a highlight of the BOA’s training... Read more

Advanced Cadaveric Trauma Surgery Course, Newcastle, 26-27 January 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 ... Read more

BOA Session, SARS Thursday 8th January 2015

The Society of Academic and Research Surgery (SARS) has, for the first time, asked the BOA to be part of their meeting on Thursday 8th January 2015.... Read more

How to Write a Surgical Paper, 20th March, RCS London

Title of event/course: How to Write a Surgical Paper Location: RCS London Date from/to: 20 March 2015 This highly interactive course offers training in the practical skills of scientific writing an... Read more

Damage Control Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, 30-31 March RCS

Location: RCS London Date from/to: 30-31 March 2015 An entirely new approach to the management of the multiply injured patient, and an opportunity to learn about and to practise using cadavers... Read more

Registrar Upper Limb Approaches Course, 1-2 December 2014, Royal Derby Hospital

Aim: To cover the common conditions presenting to an upper limb clinic, focussing on examination, investigation and treatment.... 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