Conference

20th European Congress of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

Congratulations to ORI collaborator, Dr James Gavin who, working with Tom Wainwright at the Orthopaedic Research Institute, has had three papers accepted by the 20th European Congress of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine which takes place in Estoril, Portugal on 23rd to 28th April 2016. The papers build on Tom’s research into the geko device and examine… Read more »

International Forum of Quality and Safety in Healthcare

Congratulations to Tom Wainwright, Deputy Head at the Orthopaedic Research Institute for getting his paper “Evaluating the effect of the English Enhanced Recovery Partnership Programme: A national analysis of length of stay from 2009-2015” accepted at the International Forum of Quality and Safety in Healthcare, to be held from 13-15th April 2016 in Gothenburg, Sweden…. Read more »

4th ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) World Congress

Congratulations to Tom Wainwright who has been invited to speak at the 4th ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) World Congress to be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 27th to 30th April 2016. Tom joins an international faculty of world renowned speakers, at this prestigious conference covering a wide range of topics including clinical innovations and basic science. His… Read more »

Patient and public involvement in research design

The article “More than just ticking a box … how patient and public involvement improved the research design and funding application for a project to evaluate a cycling intervention for hip osteoarthritis” has been published in Research Involvement and Engagement 2015, 1: 13. This paper was a collaboration between Bournemouth University Clinical Research Unit (BUCRU)… 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 »