Available spaces: observer spaces only
Course convenor: Mr Gavin Spence, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai
Target audience: Candidates preparing for the FRCS (Orth) examinations, and trainees who are in their earlier years of training and would like to gain viva preparation experience.
This course is designed for candidates taking the FRCS (Orth) examination, part 2 and consists entirely of mock viva sessions. It will provide you with the opportunity to refine and test your paediatric orthopaedic knowledge, practise your exam technique, and clarify any issues with an experienced faculty.
18:45 Registration and introduction
19:00 Mock vivas commence
21:30 Close of session
Miss Elizabeth Ashby, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Addenbrooke’s Hospital
Ms Anna Bridgens, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, St George’s University Hospital
Ms Jo Dartnell, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Mr Phillip Edge, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Bedford Hospital
Mr Anish Sanghrajka, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Trust
Mr Gavin Spence, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai
Ms Andrea Yeo, Paediatric Orthopaedic & Trauma Consultant, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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.
Viva candidate: £99
Please contact the events team via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: +44 (0)20 7307 3011 if you have any further queries.
Gavin Spence is a full time paediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai. His particular clinical interest is in external fixation and limb deformity correction. Prior to this he was a consultant for Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and 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.