Core Surgical Training - Basic Principles of Fracture Fixation

Category: Training - Core Surgery

Date: January 27th 2023 8:00am until 4:00pm

Location: Redwood Education Centre, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester G1L1 3NN

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Basic Principles of Fracture Fixation

Category: Training - Core Surgery

For Core T&O trainees (and FY2s with an interest in orthopaedic trauma)


Lead by expert consultant faculty, this course features hands-on practicals, mini-lectures and small group discussions covering:

  • DHS
  • Principles of External Fixation
  • Plate fixation
  • Lag screws
  • Case Based Discussion
  • Bio-mechanical theory of bone fixation and healing

Participants will receive lunch and coffee, a course manual, as well as a course certificate following completion of feedback.

To maximise time for practical application, participants are expected to complete the pre-course reading and questions prior to attending.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England has awarded up to 6 CPD points for this course. This is a mandatory course for Severn orthopaedic themed core trainees. 


We hope you can attend this excellent one day course which will cover the basic principles of fracture fixation. 


FREE for Southwest (Severn and Peninsula) CSTs (£20 refundable deposit required). £60 for other delegates. Please contact the course organisers via email for further details.

Registration/Additional Information

For registration, please email with your name, grade, trust and deanery (or if you require additional information):