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NJR-RCS Fellowships 2015/6, applications open

Two fellowships available for appointment in 2015! Visit to find out more Please see flyer attached. Closing date: 31st October 2014... Read more

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Deal

Virgin Atlantic have secured a unique deal for all BOTA members to joing their Flying Club with an enhanced package whereby we are able to receive 50% additional miles for the first two flights taken!... Read more

PG Mutual Income Protection - BOTA Discount Available

With debt problems more prevalent amongst the under 25s, leading insurer, PG Mutual, asks why the majority of young people are still ignoring the importance of insuring their incomes As a young profe... 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

BOSTAA & Arthrex Sports Medicine Travelling Fellowship

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

Course Alerts

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New Distance-Learning Masters in Orthopaedic Trauma at Barts, The Royal London+Queen Mary

Launch of New Distance-Learning Masters in Orthopaedic Trauma Sciences Course at Barts, The Royal London and Queen Mary University of London The programme is delivered entirely online apart from a 2 ... Read more

Bone and Joint Journal Courses and Meetings calendar

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Casting Techniques for Orthopaedic Surgeons, Wednesday 12th November 2014

This course is aimed at surgical trainees (CT3-ST6) to consolidate your knowledge and develop your practical skills in casting using Plaster of Paris and lightweight materials.... Read more

Undertaking Clinical Trials in Trauma and Orthopaedics, 13-14th April 2015

Venue: University of York BOA Orthopaedic Surgery Research Centre (BOSRC) is running this event for orthopaedic surgeons interested in getting involved in RCTs and/or research grant applications.... Read more

Scaphoid Fracture Masterclass, 3rd December 2014

This course gives the participant the opportunity to master the assessment and surgical management of the acute scaphoid fracture.... Read more

Basic Science what YOUR examiner needs to know, March 2015

Following on from the successful workshops at this years Annual BOTA summer conference, Heraeus Medical is pleased to announce the following 1 day Palacademy course: “Basic Science – w... Read more

Postgraduate Orthopaedic FRCS (Tr&Orth) Revision course, March 2015

A 6 day intensive course designed to cover all aspects of preparation for the FRCS (Tr&Orth) examination.... Read more

RCS Courses - Faculty Wanted

The RCS are currently recruiting for Faculty on the following courses: Training the Trainers: Developing Teaching Skills Training and Assessment in the Clinical Environment (TrACE) For more inform... 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