With only 1 week now until our meeting on 1st August. Medical Director and Trauma & Orthopaedic Consultant, Gavan McAlinden from Musgrave Park Hospital in Belfast, will be enlightening us on Orthopaedics in Northern Ireland. Phil Turner from Greater Manchester Orthopaedic Alliance and Vice-President of the British Orthopaedic Association will be looking at the future of the BOA and NOA. How the Oxford Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre have re-designed their day case pathway for Uni-compartmental knee arthroplasty will be explained to us by Clinical Director Karen Barker. Ajay Malviya and Anji Kingman join us from Northumbria Healthcare to show how PROMS has been used to inform and improve their practice.
We will also be providing updates on progress with Orthopaedic Tariff from the steering group following their meetings with NHSE, NHSI and NHS Digital and also the Procurement steering group. Coding is also included on the agenda along with opportunities for open discussions on key issues and hot topics.