The Orthopaedic Network is non-profitable and non-affiliated group set-up by professionals within the Trauma & Orthopaedic community in the United Kingdom.
We aim to represent, convey, facilitate and promote issues pertaining to our professional and social wellbeing as well charitable and welfare initiatives. As individuals within this field this provides us with an advantageous and distinct position which is independent of any political or institutional pressures or leanings.
Realised a hiatus and lack of cohesion nationally amongst orthopaedic professionals
Devised a forum and vehicle to allow mutual collaboration and development of careers and personas
The enhancement of orthopaedic practices by awareness, education, integration, leadership and facilitation
To embrace a vibrant & innovative orthopaedic community, enabling excellence in the delivery of surgical practice and knowledge
Develop a community which facilitates the orthopaedic education of trainees, consultants and other subspecialties
Provision of resources for MRCS/ FRCS/ subspecialty exams
Points of contact for exam preparation
Create international links for the development of surgical skills, orthopaedic practice and intellectual excellence
Database for fellowships which can be facilitated and recommended by members
Opportunities to teach on and undertake international courses relevant to T&O locally and internationally
Become a representative forum for orthopaedic professionals of a similar background in developing their careers further
Provide opportunities to engage in work outside the UK
Engagement in charitable causes
Evolve as a unit of people & looking after our interests in the changing NHS