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Hip Surgery

We offer excellent ‘hands on’ Orthopaedics courses at our state of the art facility, the world class West Midlands Surgical Training Centre.

Offering hands-on training in the heart of the UK is key to our success.

Course Introduction

The Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery is a thriving and expanding service providing specialist musculo-skeletal care in conjunction with the departments of Rheumatology, Physiotherapy, Radiology and Paediatrics. The department is supported by the Academic department under the leadership of Professor Damian Griffin at the University of Warwick.

The department consists of 30 Orthopaedic and Trauma Consultants who work across both sites of the hospital Trust. The consultants are supported by Clinical Fellows, Specialist Registrars, Associate Specialist and Staff grades.

Elective practice and day surgery is concentrated at University Hospital and the Hospital of St Cross. Emergency trauma care is managed at University Hospital.

The department provides a wide range of orthopaedic and trauma services with special expertise in the following areas:
Major upper and lower limb joint

  • Replacements and Revisions
  • Hand surgery
  • Rheumatoid Surgery
  • Spinal surgery
  • Shoulder and elbow surgery
  • Knee surgery
  • Specialist sports injury medicine
  • Paediatric orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedic trauma surgery
  • Fracture clinic
  • Reconstructive trauma surgery
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Day Surgery procedures
  • Meniscus Reconstruction Clinic

Help and Guidance

Most courses are designed for surgeons, students or allied health professionals working in a particular specialty and/or at a particular stage in their careers. All course web pages include details of the appropriate specialties and training levels.

If you’re outside of these criteria or if in doubt, you should discuss the course with your assigned educational supervisor and if they think that it’s appropriate for you to attend please enquire via our contact us page.

What is my eligibility as an overseas candidate?

If you are not in a UK training post and are unsure of the level to which your knowledge and experience would correspond, please contact us.

What happens if book onto course and I am told that I am unsuitable?

It is your responsibility to ensure you fall within the relevant course. If your experience is below the required level we reserve the right to withdraw you from the course without compensation.

Certificates are issued approximately 2 weeks (often sooner) after your course via PDF.

This allows you time to complete the online evaluation; which closes after 1 week of your course.

Certificates of attendance will not be issued after this time.

Certificates are not provided to course observers or to delegates who have not completed the course.

Have you changed email? Has the centre got your correct contact details?

If you did not complete online feedback within 1 week of the course (and thus did not trigger the certificate process) you will not receive a certificate.

Unfortunately if more than 1 week has elapsed and you have not submitted feedback, duplicates will not be available.

If within this time frame please request a duplicate via our contact us page.

After any course you should complete feedback, your evaluation as a participant is an essential course requirement, enabling us to maintain the quality of courses we offer and help to improve future sessions

All feedback is conducted anonymously; names are only used to validate the responses
Completing online feedback links to our database and is a key trigger for the issue of certificates, if applicable for your course.

You should complete online feedback as soon as possible after your course and within 1 week of the end of the course when the online feedback will close.

Complete the online feedback even if you failed part of your course.

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On behalf of the West Midlands Surgical Training Centre and our Faculty, we wish to extend our thanks for your commitment to making our educational event so successful.

Your generous contribution to our training events, be it financial or with equipment contribution has helped ensure our vision for world class training has become a reality.

As we continue to grow as a Centre, please know that partnerships with our sponsors is vital to our success.

West Midlands Surgical Training Centre
West Midlands Surgical Training Centre
West Midlands Surgical Training Centre
West Midlands Surgical Training Centre

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Meet The Faculty

Richard King

I am an orthopaedic surgeon, based on the 5th floor at University Hospital. I also spend a fair amount of my time at Rugby St Cross.As the Trust’s lead for innovation, I am passionate that all of us seek to do things better.

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