Available spaces: Sold out
Convenor: Mr Gavin Spence, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Great Ormond Street Hospital
This two day paediatric orthopaedic revision course is designed for candidates taking the FRCS (Orth) examination, section 2 (vivas and clinicals) and is entirely hands-on/interactive.
The first day consists of vivas and spotter sessions involving spot diagnoses made on clinical images and radiographs; the second day is devoted to taking histories and examining paediatric patients. There are plenty of opportunities to test your paediatric orthopaedic knowledge, practise your exam technique, and clarify issues with an experienced faculty.
PLEASE ENSURE YOU HAVE PASSED PART 1 OF THE EXAM BEFORE APPLYING FOR THIS COURSE.
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 become a member of ORUK, please follow this link: link.oruk.org/register.asp
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.
Registration fee: £375
Please contact the events team via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: +44 (0)20 7307 3013 if you have any further queries.
2 Queen Anne Street
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (Day 2)
Great Ormond Street
London WC1N 3JH
By tube: The nearest tube stations are either Bond Street (Central and Jubilee lines) or Oxford Circus (Bakerloo, Central and Victoria lines). Chandos House is under 5 minutes walk from either station.
By bus: Nearest bus routes within walking distance: 6, 7, 10, 13, 15, 23, 25, 30, 55, 73, 94, 98, 113, 137, 139, 159, 175, 189, 274, 390.
Car parking: Chandos House is easily accessed from the M1 and M40 and is in the central London congestion charge zone. The nearest car park is Q-Park Harley Street. You can find more information on parking from the Q-Park website.
By train: The nearest train station is Kings Cross/ St Pancras and Euston, both stations are a 17 minute walk away.
By tube: The nearest tube stations are Russell Square and Holborn, both stations are a 7 minute walk away.
Gavin Spence is a full time paediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. His
particular clinical interest is in external fixation and limb deformity correction. Prior to this he was a
consultant for 5 years at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital, treating children with a variety of tertiary paediatric orthopaedic conditions including neuromuscular pathology. He trained in London and Cambridge, with fellowships in Great Ormond Street, Stanmore, and Adelaide.