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Scottish first for Rosa robot as NHS Golden Jubilee expands service

Orthopaedic surgeons at NHS Golden Jubilee have successfully carried out Scotland’s first total knee replacement procedure on a patient using a ROSA robot. The NHS board based in Clydebank, which


Open Medical teams up with DePuy Synthes to enhance patient care pathways in trauma & orthopaedic surgery

Open Medical Ltd has announced a new partnership with DePuy Synthes, the orthopaedics company of Johnson & Johnson to provide best-in-breed digital patient care pathways in trauma & orthopaedic surgery.


21-24 September 2021, BOA Annual Congress; Aberdeen

The BOA Annual Congress will take place 21st-24th September 2021. The Congress programme will be created around the theme of ‘Tackling Infection’, with four days of lectures including three days of exhibition


Surgeon in Focus – Dr Neel P Shah

Strengthening the physician team at DISC Sports & Spine Center in California (“DISC”), two new partners have recently joined the practice. Dr Neel P Shah is an orthopaedic spine surgeon


Smith+Nephew launches patient app to help restart orthopaedic surgery

Smith+Nephew and Huma, the global digital health company, recently announced the launch of their remote patient monitoring service for orthopaedic surgery. There are an estimated 250,000 [1] patients on waiting


Unique study offers help for new hips

Rice University engineers hope to make life better for those with replacement joints by modelling how artificial hips are likely to rub them the wrong way. The computational study by


Surgeon in Focus – Gyorgy Lovasz

Gyorgy Lovasz is Practice Plus Group’s national head of orthopaedics. After gaining a specialist qualification in orthopaedics at the University of Pecs, Hungary, he took on a two-year fellowship at


Keeping orthopaedics connected in COVID-19

Business consultant Lloyd Hines discusses how COVID-19 has caused a major disruption to global healthcare, forcing hospitals to redistribute their resources in response to the pandemic. COVID-19 has caused millions


Declining COVID-19 impact improves orthopaedic procedures outlook for 2021 in Australia

The number of orthopaedic procedures performed in Australia are expected to decline in 2020 compared to 2019 due to the COVID-19. However, the outlook for 2021 seems to be improving


Perfect Week restores health and mobility to 250 NHS patients

Practice Plus Group Hospital Ilford and the Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospital Trust (BHRUHT) have carried out 250 orthopaedic procedures in one week in a programme designed to reduce