By: 3 November 2016
28-29 September 2017 – The London basic science FRCS (Orth) revision course; London
28-29 September 2017, 15Hatfields, London


Venue: 15Hatfields, London

Convenors: Mr Sebastian Dawson-Bowling, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust; Mr Iain McNamara, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital; Mr Ben Ollivere, Associate Clinical Professor, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

This course is aimed at those preparing for the FRCS (Orth) or equivalent examination. The course programme has been developed over the past 10 years to ensure the whole syllabus is covered from a basic science and pathophysiology perspective. The series of lectures and interactive sessions run over two days will cover all aspects of tribology, biomechanics, pathophysiology, statistics and microbiology required for both the written and oral examination. The course includes a heavy emphasis in viva practice and the candidates can expect over 3 hours of viva practice from the experienced faculty with personalised feedback.


The quickest way to register and confirm your place is to book online by credit or debit card. In order for you to register online you will need to become a member of ORUK, please follow this link:

We accept cheques, please ensure you attach an accompanying registration form. Cheques are to be made payable to “Orthopaedic Research UK” and posted to the address detailed on the registration form.

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.

Registration form

Registration fees:

Lectures and vivas: £350

Lectures only: £250

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