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 and Sunil Panchani

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) 



Course Date: Monday 25th September 2023



Click here for more information and to register for the course 






Wrightington John Charnley Gold Medal Research Day

Wrightington Hospital

Friday 23rd June 2023


We are holding the Wrightington John Charnley Gold Medal Research Day on Friday 23rd June 2023 at Wrightington Hospital.

We ask that all trainees and fellows at Wrightington submit their research for consideration for a podium or poster presentation (abstract submission form below).  This is an excellent opportunity to see all the interesting work that is going on in the hospital in addition to the fact that we provide good prizes for the winning works. 

Click here for more information





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