Category Archives: Upper Limb

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 »

Peterborough – January Regional Training Day – Hands with Mr Andy McKee

Good afternoon, Please see attached the programme for the Regional Training Day taking place on Thursday 18th January 2018.  Please see key details below.   Key Details ·         Event:  T&O Regional Training Day – Hands with Mr Andy McKee ·         Date:  18th January 2018 ·         Time:  9AM start ·         Venue:  The Learning Centre at Peterborough Hospital, The Edith Cavell Campus,… Read More »

St Georges 4th Cadaveric Surgical Approaches to the Shoulder Course – 12-13th March 2018

St. George’s Shoulder Unit  – 4th Cadaveric Course Surgical Approaches to the Shoulder & Elbow Conveners Mr Yemi Pearse – St George’s Hospital, London Mr Duncan Tennent – St George’s Hospital, London Mr Magnus Arnander – St George’s Hospital, London generously sponsored by: Monday 12th & Tuesday 13th March 2018 • Suitable for ST3+ trainees… Read More »

Hand Clinical Research Fellowship

Dear Colleague, The Centre for Evidence Based Hand Surgery in Nottingham University has a 1 year fully funded post for a clinical research fellowship.  This is a full time research post and would be suitable for a young doctor who is interested in clinical research and is aiming for a career in hand surgery. The… Read More »

BSSH Registrar Day

Dear Colleague, The BSSH are initiating a new trainees’ (Registrars’) day prior to the Autumn meeting on Wednesday 8 November at The Princes Room, The Principle Edinburgh George Street Hotel, 19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PB, commencing at 12:00pm, to allow persons to travel on the day.   If successful, we may repeat it. The aim… Read More »

Examination of the Wrist

Following on for the teaching session on the 3rd November 2016 Mr Johnston has kindly shared his notes and thoughts on wrist examination.  This will be helpful for those preparing for the FRCS or looking to expand their examination techniques. Examination of the Wrist

Cadaveric Elbow Arthroscopy Course (16.06.16)

FINAL Flyer – Elbow (16.06.16).pdf Cadaveric Elbow Arthroscopy Course Date: Thursday, 16th June 2016 Location: Evelyn Cambridge Surgical Training Centre I can confirm that we have places available on the Cadaveric Elbow Arthroscopy Course, and attach a flyer with details for information. We are pleased to inform you that applications and payments are all now… Read More »

Leicester Shoulder Trauma Symposium

Leicester Shoulder Trauma Symposium. A one day meeting intended to provide an overview on the current management of shoulder trauma. It will address the problems encountered in everyday management of fractures around the shoulder and provide delegates the opportunity to share the views and experience of leaders in the field. Date: 22nd April 2016 Location: Leicester… Read More »


THE 3RD HAND DIPLOMA REVISION COURSE WRIGHTINGTON HOSPITAL Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 January 2016 An intensive two-day preparatory course aimed at candidates about to sit the British Hand Diploma examination and/or the European Board of Hand Surgery Diploma examination. The emphasis of the course is on viva practice under examination conditions and focussed review of key topics… Read More »