Association of Trauma and Orthopaedic Chartered Physiotherapists Annual Conference 2016

Association of Trauma and Orthopaedic Chartered Physiotherapists (ATOCP)


Annual conference 2016


26th November

Wolfson College, Oxford

Provisional programme


Session 1

The future of T&O rehabilitation

How to make changes in the NHS

Prof Keith Willett FRCS CBE, National Director for Acute Episodes of Care, NHS England; Professor of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Oxford University

The role of research in T&O rehabilitation

Prof Sallie Lamb MCSP FMedSci, Kadoorie Professor of Trauma Rehabilitation and Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit Co-Director, Oxford University

Developing and leading an evidence based orthopaedic physiotherapy service

Associate Prof Karen Barker FCSP, Clinical Director for Musculoskeletal Services at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre & Professional lead / Director of therapy Research, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust


Session 2

Research updates

Back pain and spinal stenosis in older adults

Dr Esther Williamson MCSP MMACP, NDORMS Research Fellow, Oxford University

Entrapment neuropathies: from basic science to clinical practice

Dr Annina Schmid MManipTher, Post-doctoral research fellow, Oxford University

Ankle fracture management: recent findings from clinical trials

Dr David Keene MCSP MMACP, NDORMS Research Fellow in Trauma Rehabilitation, Oxford University

Controversies in ACL rupture management

Loretta Davies MCSP, Trial Manager and Physiotherapist, Surgical Intervention Trials Unit, Oxford University

Improving recovery and rehabilitation: learning from patient experience

Dr Liz Tutton, Senior Research Fellow, Royal College of Nursing Research Institute, Warwick University & Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

CSP Hip Fracture Audit tool launch TBC

CSP representative –TBC

CRPS: results of a survey of UK practice and Cochrane review update

Dr Neil O’Connell, MCSP, Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy, Brunel University London


Session 3

CPD session

Getting involved in T&O research

Dr Rebecca Kearney MSCP, Associate Professor, Warwick University

Post Graduate Training and Education in Trauma and Orthopaedics

Dr Mark Williams MCSP, Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy, Oxford Brookes University


Session 4

The debate: hip precautions after surgery

Assistive devices, hip precautions, environmental modifications and training to prevent dislocation and improve function after hip arthroplasty

Dr Toby Smith MCSP, Lecturer in Physiotherapy, University of East Anglia

For the abolishment of hip precautions

Jane Harrison

Daniel Skinner

(Epsom General Hospital)


Against the abolishment of hip precautions


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