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New senior research fellow aims to optimise reliability and performance of artificial hips

Sophie Williams has been appointed as a Royal Academy of Engineering senior research fellow at the University of Leeds, where she will continue developing the engineering expertise necessary to deliver

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Ulster University to play key role in global research to transform bone fracture healing

Ulster University will collaborate with leading universities in the USA and Ireland on a £1.5 million research project to revolutionise bone fracture healing in patients across the globe. The research

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Helping patients get back on their feet more rapidly after a hip fracture

A drug that is currently used to treat osteoporosis could help patients get back on their feet more rapidly after a hip fracture, according to an international study published in

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Multisensory education enhances patient understanding of orthopaedic conditions

Educating patients using visual, auditory and multisensory cues during ‘informed consent’ discussions can improve understanding of anticipated care and possible outcomes, according to a new study in the Journal of

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22 May 2017 – Implant related infection within orthopaedics

Convenors:  Professor Iain McNamara, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital Professor John Wain, Professor of Medical Microbiology, University of East Anglia Organised jointly by Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital

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11 October 2017 – Optimising outcomes from shoulder arthroplasty; York

Venue: National Rail Museum, York Convenor: Professor Amar Rangan, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Annual meeting of BESS working groups driving standardisation of pathways to optimise outcomes

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6–7 October 2017 – Paediatric orthopaedic FRCS (Orth) revision course; London

6-7 October 2017, The Gordon Museum and Evelina London Children’s Hospital, London FULL PROGRAMME DETAILS TO FOLLOW. Convenor: Mr Michail Kokkinakis, Evelina London Children’s Hospital Venues: Please note the course will

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19–22 September 2017 – British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) Annual Congress; Liverpool

The BOA Annual Congress 2017 will take place at the ACC Liverpool from 19th – 22nd September 2017. Liverpool is a city of culture, proud of its rich heritage and renowned for

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3–5 July 2017 – 10th Global Orthopaedicians Annual Meeting; Kuala Lumpur

A message from the organisers: The special interest and theme of this conference for orthopaedicians is: “Trends and technologies from across the globe in orthopaedic research”. The conference provides a platform to

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4–8 June 2017 – 11th Biennial ISAKOS Congress; Shanghai

Welcome from the President & 2017 Program Chair for the ISAKOS Congress We cordially invite you to the 11th Biennial ISAKOS Congress in Shanghai, China. The ISAKOS Congress continues to