All you need to know about the ATOCP
The Association of Trauma and Orthopaedic Chartered Physiotherapists' interest lies in orthopaedics - inpatients and outpatients, elective and trauma.
Our Mission Statement
To be recognised as a world class network, facilitating evidence based excellent patient care, in trauma and orthopaedic physiotherapy’
The ATOCP Strategy 2018-2020
Our network, services and resources
There are regional groups across the UK providing regular educational and networking events. Some branches are well established, active branches and others have recently formed. Each branch has a committee and a representative who actively participates in the ATOCP Executive Committee. This ensures that close links are maintained across the group.
For further information regarding local activities and the regional committee, please contact:
Edinburgh Nina Chalmers ATOCPEdinburgh@hotmail.com
North East Jacqueline Claydon Northeast@atocp.org
North West Julie Blackburn Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org
Oxford Jon Room email@example.com
London Anthony Gilbert firstname.lastname@example.org
South Steve Sampson email@example.com
South West Severn Sarah Marshall
South West Peninsula
Northern Ireland Brenda Hardy
We are in the process of setting up more regional ATOCP branches and would love to hear from you if you would be interested in helping with this.
Members have access to local and regional committee members for advice and support. The CSP holds an up-to-date list of names and addresses of the ATOCP Executive Committee.
ATOCP promotes research and the sharing of information through its regional and national networks. Examples of evidence-based guidelines are published in the ATOCP magazine eg Guidelines for the management of osteo-arthritis of the knee and total knee replacements.
£2,000 sponsorship is available each year to assist funding of education and research. Please see sponsorship contact details in the AOCP magazine.
Published evidence-based material
The Executive Committee have recently edited the Fracture chapter for the 14th Edition of Tidy’s Physiotherapy
All CSP members with a special interest in orthopaedics are welcome to join, please visit the 'Join us' page for more details.
Attached below is the current constitution which governs the work and the structures of the ATOCP.