External Events Newsletter (May 2017)

Please find below details of upcoming externally-run events we think may be of interest to you




RCPSG: Principles of Casting for Orthopaedic Trainees:

Date – Friday, 26th May 2017.

Location – 232-242 St Vincent St, Glasgow, G2 5RJ.

Cost – £20.

Description – Run by RCPSG, upper and lower body casting techniques covered.

Website link/Flyer – https://rcpsg.ac.uk/events/pcot and see flyer attached.


The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh:

Date – Fri, 27th and repeating on the Sat, 28th May 2017.

Location – The Christie Hospital, Manchester.

Cost – £75.

Description –  Key Skills event. Worth 6 CPD points.

Website link/Flyer – https://www.rcsed.ac.uk/events-courses/event-entry?diaryId=1867.


Reconstructive Surgery Trials Network Trials Day:

Date – Friday, 2nd June 2017.

Location – 5 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3BP.

Cost – £10 (refundable on attendance), reception at Somerset House £20 (includes drink and food).

Description – The theme is Global Collaboration, exploring setting up international trials.

Website link/Flyer – http://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk/conferences-events/nuffield-department-of-orthopaedics-rheumatology-and-musculoskeletal-sciences/conference-and-events/rstn-trials-day-2017.


European Neuro Convention:

Date – Wed, 7th – Thu, 8th June 2017.

Location – ExCeL London.

Cost – Free.

Description – Europe’s largest trade show for Brain and Spine experts.

Website link/Flyer – https://eventdata.uk/Forms/Default.aspx?FormRef=ENC67Visitor&TrackingCode=BrainBook .


Maxillofacial Surgery Conference:

Date – Saturday, 10th June 2017.

Location – The Diamond, Sheffield, S3 7RD.

Cost – £50 for Medical and Dental students.

Description – Organised by Mr Muzzammil Nusrath.

Website link/Flyer – see attached flyer.


AOTrauma Course:

Date – Sunday, 25th June 2017.

Location – Worsley Medical and Dental Building, University of Leeds.

Cost – £70.

Description – Basic principles of fracture management.

Website link/Flyer – https://aotrauma2.aofoundation.org/eventdetails.aspx?id=5191&from=PG_COURSEDIRECTORY and see attached.


IASSS Symposium:

Date – Sat, 19th – Wed, 23rd August 2017.

Location – Bucharest, Romania (exact location yet to be confirmed).

Cost – Unknown but there are obvious costs in travel.

Description – The theme this year is “Overcoming Barriers”.

Website link/Flyer – http://www.iasss.org/symposiums/upcoming-symposium/ and see flyer below.




Restore ‘Burn and Wound’ Research Essay Competition:

Date – 31st July 2017.

Location – online.

Cost – free.

Description – essay on either scars or new technology.

Website link/Flyer – https://restore-research.org.uk/2017/03/08/essay-prize-deadline-extended/ and see attached flyer.


Medical Student Rouleaux Representative:

Date – indefinite.

Location – online.

Cost – free.

Description – Be Sheffield’s Rouleaux rep and get some free training.

Website link/Flyer – E-mail popplewell@doctors.org.uk and see flyer.


Become a member of British Orthopaedic Trainees Association (BOTA):

Date – indefinite.

Location – online.

Cost – £10/year.

Description – Become a member of BOA and BOTA, many perks (check website).

Website link/Flyer – https://www.boa.ac.uk/membership/join-today/.


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