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 » about ORI’s Tom Wainwright and Matthew Low publish COVID-19 rehabilitation article
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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 » about CLEAT Trial Manager Erika Parkinson redeployed to test COVID-19 samples
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 » about Postponed Hip Replacement Surgery
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 » about Professor Middleton appointed as Medical Commander at Poole Hospital
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 » about Day Case Hip & Knee Arthroplasty
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 » about Digital Innovation for Surgery Planning, Simulation and Treatment in China and the UK
Associate Professor Tom Wainwright recently visited Halifax in Canada as the guest of Professor Sean Christie, who is the Vice Chair and Director of Research within the Division of Neurosurgery at Dalhousie University. Prof Christie, Past President of the Canadian Spine Society, invited Tom to lecture at Grand Rounds after Tom had delivered a keynote… Read more » about ERAS Spine research collaboration visit to Dalhousie University in Canada
By Louise Burgess This September, with funding from the Santander Mobility Grant, facilitated by the Bournemouth University Fundraising team, I was fortunate enough to travel to Boston, Massachusetts, to visit some of the world-leading experts in osteoarthritis research. My visit was kindly hosted by Dr Julie Keysor, who was Director of Boston University’s Centre for… Read more » about My Santander Mobility Trip to Boston, Massachusetts
Since July 2019, ORI has been busy recruiting patients having robotic total hip replacement surgery at the Nuffield Hospital, into an observational study to evaluate recovery following Mako-Robotic-Arm assisted total hip replacement. Baseline assessments have now been carried out on over 20 patients, and we are aiming to recruit 100 patients as part of the… Read more » about Mako study up and running!
“As a recent Psychology graduate I decided to explore my options within the field. I was luckily given the exciting opportunity to work alongside ORI on a research project, exploring how mental health smartphone applications are implemented and their impact on mental health. This was part of a larger future project researching how such applications… Read more » about “My Experience at ORI” by Student Research Assistant Katie Webb