By: 22 December 2016
22 May 2017 – Implant related infection within orthopaedics


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 and Orthopaedic Research UK.

This event aims to bring together stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds to share experience and ideas with the common purpose of improving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of patients with biofilm infection. A faculty of orthopaedic surgeons, clinical and experimental microbiologists will be talking about the latest research in this area. There will be interesting discussions around the latest molecular techniques in diagnosis and research, bioinformatics and clinical experience as well as clinical aspects of diagnosing and managing infection and the National Joint Infection Registry.


  • Bring together a wide variety of opinion leaders in the field of orthopaedic implant infection
  • Provide a broad introduction to the field for new researchers
  • Encourage inter-disciplinary debate and collaboration
  • Review the latest research in this area
  • Receive an update on the joint infection registry



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 fee:

Consultant: £150

Allied Health Professional: £110 (includes nurses/physiotherapists)

Trainee: £75

Retired/Student: £60 (not earning a salary over 16k)

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