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 27th March  2023 



Click here for more information and to register for the course 







Wrightington Acetabular Revision Masterclass

Thursday 23rd March 2023

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.

Senior revision hip faculty including Jon Barrow, Hiren Divecha, Anil Gambhir, Tim Harrison, Sunil Panchani, Nikhil Shah, Henry Wynn Jones

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.  There are 12 places available.


Course Fees:  £250.00 including lunch


If you would like to attend the course, please email Liz Newton at: for the registration link.






Wrightington John Charnley Gold Medal Research Day

The Wrightington Hotel

Friday 23rd June 2023


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

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