OrthOracle is an expanding on-line atlas of operative techniques that publishes twice a month across the Orthopaedic sub-specialities. It is written and produced by UK based Orthopaedic consultants. Their content is designed to supplement the learning of new techniques as...
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Guidelines for T&O TPDs relating to overseas placements in low resource settings Placements in low resource settings offer several benefits to UK trainees and the receiving institution alike.  The trainee gains perspective of the challenges faced by surgeons due to...
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The Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) and the British Orthopaedic Trainees’ Association (BOTA) are independent professional organisations that work to promote excellence in surgical training for the benefit of surgeons in training and patients alike. Providing excellent and safe...
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  Mr Gavin Spence Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon Great Ormond Street Hospital, London Stanmore rotation (NE Thames)   BOTA are pleased to announce the 2018 Trainer of the Year as Mr Gavin Spence. Here are some of the feedback from his trainees:...
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Royal College of Surgeons of England, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London Tuesday 2nd October 2018 BOTA representative: Mr Matthew Brown   The Joint Surgical Colleges Meeting (JCSM) of all the surgical Royal College Presidents (RCSEng, RCSEd, RCPSGlas, RCSI) agreed that national,...
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JCST Meeting 10th October 2018 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, St Vincent Street, Glasgow BOTA representative: Mr Matthew Brown   Winter Pressures Mark Bowditch, SAC Chair for T&O, explained that a review of logbook data, comparing summer...
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Report on Intercollegiate Specialty Examination Board meeting 5 July 2018 I attended the Intercollegiate Specialty Examination in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery Board Meeting on the 5th of July 2018. The following matters were discussed which I would like to bring...
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Postgraduate Orthopaedics BOTA Travelling Fellowship Grant 2018 Award A x1  £2000     BBraun BOTA Travelling Fellowship Grant 2018                                    Award A x2  £1000...
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Help us guide future research about problematic knee replacements The British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK) are running a PSP in partnership with the James Lind Alliance (JLA). The aim of this process is to bring patients, carers...
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Welcome to this years edition of JOINT. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our contributors who have taken time out of their busy schedules to provide such interesting articles for this year’s JOINT. The aim of the journal is to...
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