Forthcoming Courses


Wrightington FRCS(T&O) Lower Limb Clinical and Viva Courses 2023

Wrightington Conference Centre, Wrightington Hospital.  WN6 9EP



Convenors: Henry Wynn Jones, Mike Karski, Sunil Panchani and Chris Whelton

This is an intensive one-day course on lower limb surgery in preparation for the FRCS (Orth) exam. ​​​The course is aimed at candidates about to sit the Intercollegiate Board examination in Orthopaedic Surgery.  The emphasis of the course is on clinical examination of patients and viva practice under examination conditions.

Faculty includes Consultant Lower Limb Surgeons and Lower Limb Fellows who have recently taken the examination. There is a high ratio of examiners to delegates to ensure that delegates get plenty of practice. Viva subjects cover questions encountered in the "Adult Pathology" section of the FRCS Vivas (Spines, Pelvis and Hip, Knee, F&A, Tumours, Infection) 



The course is now fully booked 



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North West Periprosthetic Fracture Course

Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th November 2023

The Wrightington Hotel, Moss Lane, Wrightington, WN6 9PB


Convenors: Professor Tim Board, Mr Hiren Divecha, Mr Anil Gambhir, Mr George Pavlou, Mr Sunil Panchani, Mr Henry Wynn Jones

Confirmed Faculty: Mr Richard Boden, Mr Steve Duckett, Mr James Fountain, Mr Sam Jain, Mr Tim Harrison, Mr Simon Scott.

This is a two-day instructional course with lectures, case-based discussion and workshops covering all aspects of peri-prosthetic femoral fracture management. The course is aimed at Orthopaedic Consultants, Senior Trainee Orthopaedic Surgeons, and Allied Healthcare Professionals with an interest in the management of peri-prosthetic fractures. CPD Points applied for (last course attracted 9.5 CPD points).



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Wrightington Acetabular Revision Masterclass

Next meeting March 2024


Bioskills Lab, Wrightington Conference Centre


This is an exciting acetabular revision reconstruction one day course  with 3D printed operable models with real defects and fresh frozen femoral head bone.

The course is aimed at Senior Trainee Orthopaedic surgeons, ST8, post CCT Fellows. To register you should have passed your FRCS and have an interest in hip surgery. 


To register your interest for this meeting email Liz Newton at