Monthly Archives: October 2015

Reliable design for safety and quality improvement

Tom Wainwright, Associate Professor in Orthopedics and Deputy Head of ORI was invited to speak at the CoPMRE Twelfth Annual Symposium – Human Factors: reducing risk in healthcare on the 7th October 2015. The conference was a sell out and attracted a mixture of primary and secondary care doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, Trusts board members and academics. The conference… Read more »

Virtual Reality Based Training in Hip and Knee Surgery

Rob Middleton robotic hip replacement

Professor Middleton has been involved in the development of robotic surgery and the use of computer navigation in surgery since 1997 when he published a paper titled Active compliance in robotic surgery – the use of force control as a dynamic constraint. More recently Professor Middleton and his colleague Tom Wainwright have collaborated with colleagues from the… Read more »

Quality Improvement for Surgical Teams Conference

This week Tom Wainwright was invited to be a keynote speaker at the Quality Improvement for Surgical Teams Conference hosted by Northumbria NHS Foundation Trust in Newcastle. To an audience of 240 surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses, and physiotherapists from across the UK, Tom was asked to present an update on his work coordinating the international ERAS… Read more »

ORI Launch Event

BU’s new Orthopaedic Research Institute (ORI) was launched on Wednesday 14 October, at an event attended by researchers, health care practitioners and long-time supporters of Professor Rob Middleton and Associate Professor Tom Wainwright’s research. ORI will be formally open for business from Monday and already has a number of exciting projects to work on. Welcoming… Read more »