Monthly Archives: April 2020

ORI’s Tom Wainwright and Matthew Low publish COVID-19 rehabilitation article

Congratulations to Associate Professor Tom Wainwright and Consultant Physiotherapist Matthew Low who have published an article in the Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine on the rehabilitation of COVID-19 patients. The article is titled “Beyond Acute Care: Why collaborative self-management should be an essential part of rehabilitation pathways for COVID-19 patients”. Associate Professor Tom Wainwright: “Matthew and… Read more »

CLEAT Trial Manager Erika Parkinson redeployed to test COVID-19 samples

CLEAT trial manager, Erika Parkinson, has been redeployed to test COVID-19 samples at The Royal Bournemouth Hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. Erika joined ORI as Trial Manager for the CLEAT study in May 2019, an NIHR funded randomised controlled comparing a cycling and education programme (CHAIN) with usual physiotherapy care in the treatment of hip… Read more »

Postponed Hip Replacement Surgery

In England elective surgeries, such as hip and knee replacements, have been cancelled to make bed space for patients requiring admission to hospital due to COVID-19. Head of ORI and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Professor Robert Middleton, has provided some advice for patients who have had their hip replacements postponed.  “Around four weeks ago, the NHS… Read more »

Professor Middleton appointed as Medical Commander at Poole Hospital

Head of ORI, Professor Robert Middleton, has been appointed as one of the Medical Commanders at Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each Medical Commander is available for 24 hours a day to respond to any changes that require medical decisions, in order to provide a safe and effective service for patients…. Read more »