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Supporting the Orthopaedic Specialty Trainees of Today, For the Patients of Tomorrow


BOTA is an independent professional body promoting surgical excellence in trauma & orthopaedic surgical training within the United Kingdom. Founded in 1978 it is an organisation run by trainees, for trainees, for the benefit of patients.

NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

You will join our highly successful clinical Integrated Academic Training (IAT) Programme, the IAT programme is part of the National Institute of Health Research programme. Core duties of the post consist of research in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, participation in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical training at the University Hospital of Coventry & Warwickshire […]

4Bone – Amazing New Resource Available to BOTA Members

4Bone is a free email service that brings you a weekly update of the latest clinical and review abstracts published in 4 prominent general orthopaedic journals. Issues are supplemented by important articles related to orthopaedic surgery from other 4Abstracts divisions. The issues are spread out over each month and contain 4 themes: Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, […]

Multi-Specialty Working Group Meeting – 23/11/2015

Today (23/11/15) was the first Multi-Specialty Working Group of the year, which comprises of the BMA JDC executive committee and the speciality observers from trainee group and colleges. The hot topics consisted of the junior contracts industrial dispute and shape of training.   Junior contracts dispute Currently no progress on the current impasse, the BMA […]

Paediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship – Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

An opportunity has arisen for a fellowship position in our busy paediatric orthopaedic department at the Bristol Children’s Hospital. The post is aimed at senior orthopaedic trainees with an interest in all aspects of paediatric trauma and orthopaedic surgery. This includes deformity correction, limb reconstruction, all aspects of trauma (we are one of the few […]

Junior Doctors’ Dispute: Guest Column in HCSA Journal

BOTA President MUSTAFA RASHID urges consultants to actively show support for junior doctors amid signs of a growing retention crisis. Junior doctors are very concerned about what the new doctors in training contract will mean for them and their families. They are upset that despite several years of negotiations with BMA, which failed to reach […]