Category Archives: Trauma

Educational message: Update on training days

Educational message: I hope that everyone is still finding training opportunities during this lean period, which has affected every hospital in the UK, let alone the region. My appreciation to all the training day convenors over the last year as the feedback has been awesome for every day. Your feedback from last year has been… Read More »

Lower Limb Deformity & Reconstruction Course – Slovenia

Dear all, Matija Krkovic and Fouzia Katun are heading out to Slovenia to be faculty on this Limb Reconstruction course.  Details of the course are listed below and it sounds like a fantastic course for those looking to gain and insight into Limb Reconstruction and Frames.   THURSDAY, MARCH 22 Time 9.00-10.00 Registration 10.00-10.15 Welcome… Read More »

ADMIT Course 10th May 2018

ADMIT Workshop Thursday, 10th May 2018 Evelyn Cambridge Surgical Training Centre We now have places available on the ADMIT Workshop, and attach a flyer with details for information. We are pleased to inform you that applications and payments are all now accepted via our website, and the link below will take you directly to this… Read More »

Cambridge Trauma Twitter

Joe Quealy, locum Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic surgeon at Addenbrooke’s Hospital is establishing a twitter feed @cambridgetrauma where he will be posting the top 3 trauma papers each month from the latest trauma literature and research.  Trainees are encouraged to participate by engaging in a twitter commentary, critique the papers, and discuss how it will impact their practice.  This… Read More »

Liz in the Kongo – King’s Kongo Central Partnership

Liz in the Kongo Liz has sent across an update from the Kongo along with an invite to join her as a team visit is planned for 25th February to 11th March 2017. The Kings Kongo Central Project are looking for T&O surgeons, ED doctors, anaesthetists, physiotherapists and nurses to join us. Enthusiasm essential, French preferable. Get in… Read More »

Poller Screws Explained

This excellent write up about the use of Blocking Screws by Addenbrooke’s Consultant Matija Krkovic really helps you understand how and when to use poller / blocking screws.  More than that he has real life examples! How to use Poller / Blocking Screws Mechanics Of Poller Screws Worked example of a case with an without… Read More »