The Irish Institute of Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery

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22nd, Friday SpR Interviews, RCSI

5-8th, Mayo Arthroplasty Conference,  link

29th-30th International Congress on Cartilage Repair of the Ankle, RCSI  Registration


12th, Core Curriculum, Castlebar, Primary Hip

12th, Cappagh Foundation Day, The Elbow


9th, Core Curriculum, Tallaght Trauma, Pelvic and Acetabular Surgery

The Continuum of Training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery was established by the Irish Institute for Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery in 1999, as a means to regularise Higher Surgical Training in Ireland. The Institute oversees the Continuum in Orthopaedics on behalf of the Irish Surgical Postgraduate Training Committee (ISPTC), which is responsible in turn to the Joint Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. These bodies work to set standards and provide a continuity of training for six years. On satisfactory completion of a designated course of study, all Trainees sit their Exit Examination, or Intercollegiate Examination in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery and are awarded a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training.


Orthopædica Hibernica Available for Purchase

Contact Mr David FitzPatrick via email

Links to write ups:  RTE   Trinity College  Irish American Orthopaedic Society  Belfast Arthroplasty Research Trust


National Model of Care for Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery here

A Trauma System for Ireland: Report of the Trauma Steering Group

The Minister for Health today (6th February 2018) published the report of the Trauma Steering Group, A Trauma System for Ireland The Minister for Health, Simon Harris, has said that the new Trauma System for Ireland will lead to better outcomes for patients by making sure they get to the right place, for the right care, first time. 





National Clinical Programme for Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

Trauma Assessment Clinic Workshop

Friday, 25th January, 2019   15:00-18:00  Royal College of Surgeons

Mr Eoin Sheehan, Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore

Trauma Assessment Clinic Workshop in the Albert Lecture Theatre, RCSI

AOTrauma Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management

21 Jan 2019 - 24 Jan 2019, Dublin


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March 2019