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Reviving orthopaedic surgery in the NHS

Bernard Ross showcases how the role of MedTech is helping to tackle the NHS backlog of orthopaedic surgery   The annual number of hip replacement surgeries in England has increased


Surgeons see ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ for patients, as two-year waits almost halved in three months

The Royal College of Surgeons of England has welcomed the progress made to slash long waiting times for NHS patients, as new data show two-year waits for treatment almost halved


New study demonstrates value of VR training in surgical technique performance

Research from Johns Hopkins provides further evidence of the benefit of VR training simulation for surgical performance  Osso VR, a virtual reality-based surgical training company, recently revealed the results of


New partnership aims to create the world’s largest integrated MSK and surgical platform globally, with world class technology team based in London

London-based Future Health Works (FHW), known for patient engagement platforms myrecovery and, has been acquired by Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company (HOPCo), the US leader in musculoskeletal (MSK) physician practice management, outcomes management and value-based care


Meniscus prosthesis receives €2.5 million EU grant

The European Commission grants €2.5 million to ATRO Medical for the accelerated development of their artificial meniscus. The Dutch startup works on the first anatomical meniscus prostheses for patients with


How a knee replacement impacts the planet

A total knee replacement can greatly improve a patient’s quality of life, but first the procedure itself will create nearly 30 pounds of waste, about half of which presents a


Championing diversity, equity, and inclusion in orthopaedics worldwide: The International Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance

The International Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance (IODA) is a member organisation that seeks to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of orthopaedic surgery across the globe.   Background The


For large bone injuries, it’s Sonic hedgehog to the rescue

A USC Stem Cell study in NPJ Regenerative Medicine presents intriguing evidence that large bone injuries might trigger a repair strategy in adults that recapitulates elements of skeletal formation in utero. Key to


20-23 September 2022, BOA Annual Congress 2022; Birmingham

The 2022 BOA Annual Congress will take place on 20th – 23rd September around the theme of ‘Technology, Data and Recovery’, with four days of lectures, debates and discussions including


Ireland’s orthopaedic market is set to embrace ‘innovative and exciting’ treatment to help ease pain caused by knee osteoarthritis

As part of its ongoing ambition to promote patient access to its unique treatment, Arthrosamid®, across Europe, Contura Orthopaedics Ltd has announced a new partnership with Hogan Healthcare, one of