Basic Principles of Fracture Fixation

Category: Training - Core Surgery

Date: February 8th 2021

Location: Redwood Education Centre,Gloucester Royal Hospital, Mayhill Way, Gloucester GL1 3PJ

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Basic Principles of Fracture Fixation
Date: 8th February 2021

Time: 08:00-17:00

Venue: Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

A stimulating one-day course designed for Core Trainees, SHOs, and FY2 doctors with an interest in Trauma and Orthopaedics.  The course is mandatory for Severn Core T & O trainees who must attend only once in their two years of Core training, but it is preferable to attend during your CST1  first year.

Lead by expert consultant faculty, this exciting one-day course features hands-on saw-bone practical's, mini-lectures and small group discussions. Participants will also receive a course manual and certificate. Lunch & refreshments are also provided.

Specific techniques covered include:

• Lag screw fixation
• External fixation
• Dynamic Hip Screw
• Plate fixation.


Is free to Severn and Peninsula trainees  and £60.00 for all other candidates.

Attendance : 

Please email to request a place. Places will be confirmed upon receipt of fee. (No cost for Severn and Peninsula trainees). 

We are currently planning for 32 places but this number may change in line with evolving COVID-19 guidance.