By: 3 November 2016
11 October 2017 – Optimising outcomes from shoulder arthroplasty; York
11 October 2017, National Railway Museum, 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 from shoulder arthroplasty. There will be presentations on implants and procedures for shoulder arthroplasty; optimising peri-operative care pathways; standardising core physiotherapy provision for shoulder arthroplasty; proposed classification of implants and procedures on the National Joint Registry; International collaboration of shoulder arthroplasty registries; developing ODEP for shoulder prostheses and national guidelines for managing prosthetic joint infection.

The meeting will be of interest to all clinicians involved in shoulder arthroplasty, providing educational content and the opportunity to get involved in the working groups.


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You can also pay by direct bank transfer, our transfer details are listed on the registration form. Please ensure you also complete and return a registration form if you are paying by direct bank transfer.

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Registration fee: £80

Please contact Ruth Threadgold via or telephone: +44 (0)20 7307 3013 if you have any further queries.