Available spaces: 20
Course convenor: Nicholas Riley, Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
This course is designed to impart the knowledge and skills required to pass the hand surgery section of the FRCS (Orth) exam. This will include a comprehensive lecture programme covering the core components and key topics of the exam. Mock clinical examination stations with invited patients will provide an opportunity to refine examination skills under the guidance of experienced hand surgeons. The viva component will simulate exam conditions for the delegates, with the opportunity for feedback and tailored teaching.
By the end of the course, delegates will be familiar with all of the key high yield topics relevant to the hand surgery station, including:
The quickest way to register and confirm your place is to book online by credit or debit card. In order for you to register online you will need to register with our website first, upon registration with ORUK you will be given the option to book this meeting online. If you have already registered with our website you can sign in and book.
We accept cheques, please ensure you attach an accompanying registration form. Cheques are to be made payable to “Orthopaedic Research UK” and posted to the address detailed on the registration form.
You can also pay by direct bank transfer, our transfer details are listed on the registration form. Please ensure you also complete and return a registration form if you are paying by direct bank transfer.
Lectures with vivas and clinicals: £375
Lectures only: £275
Please contact the events team via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: +44 (0)20 7307 3013 if you have any further queries.
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Park End Street
Park End Street venue is located adjacent to the train station. There is a direct mainline service between Oxford, London and Birmingham. From Heathrow Airport there is a fast train link to London Paddington which connects directly with services to Oxford.
Park and ride:
Oxford offers an excellent Park and Ride system, with 5 sites providing excellent access to the city centre. Visit the Park and Ride website for more information.
Coach from London, Heathrow or Gatwick:
There is a regular coach service (X70) from both airports to Oxford city centre. Taxis are available at the Gloucester Green Bus Station, although Park End Street is just a short walk away. Visit the Oxford Bus website for more information.
The venue does not recommend travelling by car, but if you need to there are car parks in the city centre.
There are a number of car parks in the city centre in close proximity to Park End Street including:
For Sat Nav devices please use: ‘OX1 1HP’.
Nicholas Riley is a consultant hand and wrist surgeon based at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford. He has a diverse tertiary referral hand and wrist surgery practice with an interest in complex fracture treatment, scaphoid fracture and non-union, hand infection and the management of hand and wrist arthritis. Nick qualified from St Barts and the Royal London and undertook his early post-graduate training in London and at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, before completing his orthopaedic training in Oxford. He was subsequently awarded the Oxford hand surgery fellowship and the prestigious American Society of Hand Surgery Travelling Fellowship resulting in visiting fellowships at the Mayo Clinic and the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Nick is a keen educator who is comfortable lecturing to large audiences and educating smaller groups, he is a member of the Oxford University Medical Education Fellows group and is the founder of the Oxford Hand Surgery Training Centre.