Tom Wainwright invited to be Guest Editor for Medicina Special Issue on ERAS

Associate Professor Tom Wainwright has been invited to be a Guest Editor for the Medicina Special Issue “Nursing and Allied Health Professional Focused Research on Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS)”. Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) is a multimodal, multidisciplinary approach to the care of the surgical patient. The special issue in Medicina aims to gather… Read more »

Self-management of hip osteoarthritis during Covid-19 – A video series

Along with other face-to-face physiotherapy treatments, the CLEAT study, looking at how to improve care for patients with early arthritis of the hip, has been paused during the Covid-19 pandemic. Whilst our hospitals attend to the urgent needs of those with Covid-19, many patients with musculoskeletal conditions are managing their symptoms at home. In both… Read more »

ORI publish FitPro blog on long-term recovery from COVID-19

Tom Wainwright and Louise Burgess have published a review on the longer-term rehabilitation of patients following COVID-19 in the Fitness Professionals Ltd (FitPro) newsletter and blog. FitPro is the largest fitness development company in the world, with over 150,000 members in 84 countries, including personal trainers, nutritionists, and sports and exercise professionals. The review aims… Read more »

Professor Middleton joins panel to discuss resuming elective surgery

Head of ORI, Professor Robert Middleton will join a panel discussion in a webinar this Wednesday 6th May. The webinar will explore the re-opening of elective surgery in the NHS and consider the impact of COVID-19 to waiting lists. The panelists will discuss how medical technology companies can improve their engagement strategy with NHS decision… Read more »

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 postponed 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.  “The NHS has postponed many scheduled… 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 »

Day Case Hip & Knee Arthroplasty

Earlier this month, Associate Professor Tom Wainwright was invited to speak in Newcastle at a conference jointly hosted by The British Association of Day Surgery, and the Quality Improvement in Surgical Teams (QIST) collaborative from Northumbria Healthcare. Tom was invited to the event by Prof Mike Reed, and was asked to talk about “Using Data… Read more »

Digital Innovation for Surgery Planning, Simulation and Treatment in China and the UK

This October, head of ORI, Professor Robert Middleton travelled to Beijing, China for the 2019 Workshop of Digital Innovation for Surgery Planning, Simulation and Treatment in China and the UK. Under the Researcher Links scheme (offered with the Newton Fund), Beihang University hosted the workshop in the Liaoning Hotel, Beijing from 16th-18th October 2019. The… Read more »