Posts filed under: Meetings

Meeting at the BOA Trauma Group – 12/04/2017 On behalf of BOTA 12/04/2017, I attended the BOA Trauma Group Committee Meeting at the BOA offices, RCS Eng.  Many important aspects of trauma planning and guidance were discussed in addition to...
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  As BOTA’s representative for education, I attend the BOA’s Education Committee, more formally known as the Education & Revalidation Committee.   Herein I include brief summaries of those aspects of the committee’s work that are relevant to our membership....
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As SAC representative, I attended the SAC meeting on behalf of BOTA.  The SAC is the committee that decides on the requirements for us to CCT in Trauma and Orthopaedics.  There were several issues discussed and I would like to...
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This year’s Winter SCOT meeting saw the presentation of the inaugural ‘Silver Sgian-Dubh’ Award for best Scottish Orthopaedic Trainer of the Year. Four nominations from each region were put forwards for the award; Mr Robert Cook  (South East), Mr Neil...
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This week, I was privileged to attend the Intercollegiate Committee for Basic Surgical Examinations (ICBSE) at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. It was encouraging to learn that following content and question revision the MRCS part A, the reliability...
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I attended the meeting of the JCIE at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh on behalf of BOTA.  I would like to bring the following matters to the attention of the membership: International FRCS exam The Joint Surgical Colleges...
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As BOTA’s representative for education, I attend the BOA’s Education Committee, more formally known as the Education & Revalidation Committee. Herein I include brief summaries of those aspects of the committee’s work that are relevant to our membership.   Wikipaedics...
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BMA Junior Doctors Committee Meeting December 2016 I hope everyone has had a lovely Christmas. The Christmas break has finally given me a chance to report on the BMA JDC meeting I attended at the beginning of the month. Since...
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As SAC representative, I attended the quarterly SAC meeting on behalf of BOTA.  The SAC is the committee that decides on the requirements for us to CCT in Trauma and Orthopaedics.  There were a number of issues discussed and I...
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I had the privilege of attending this meeting as my first as BOTA junior representative. It was firstly announced the committee would now take the new form of the Core Surgical Training Advisory Committee (CSTAC). An update on ISCP was...
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