10-11 November 2016

Venue: Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre

Course awarded 11.5 CPD points

About the course

The Bristol Hip Arthroplasty Course is an established international hip meeting which was initiated by John Newman in the late 1980s. Evert Smith assumed responsibility for the course in 2003 and it has since grown in stature and reputation. It is now co-convened by Evert Smith, Anthony Ward, Richie Gill and Richard Baker. It attracts a strong international faculty of distinguished speakers from around the world and is well known for its debates after each session.

The conference strives to improve current practice and promote clinical excellence as the faculty present their views on outcomes, new procedures, materials, bearing surfaces, design, primary and revision hip replacement and complications and issues valid to a hip practice. CME approved.

Topics include:


THA Revision RHA

Body Mass Index Comorbidities and Hip Surgery Infection

Regulation and Future Choice of Implants

There will also be a technology talk from a Microsoft Representative

Who should attend

Specialist Hip Surgeons to debate current issues.

Orthopaedic Surgeons to assess current practice for those who have an interest in hip surgery.

Specialist Registrars who wish to gain further knowledge of hip surgery and gain updates in new developments.

Venue facilities

The Course is being held at The Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre. Located in the main business and shopping area, there is ample parking next door to the venue and the hotel is only a short taxi ride from Bristol Temple Meads Station. Both the conference and the course dinner will take place in the hotel, providing the perfect opportunity to network over two days. The conference will take place in the Rome Suite with a large adjacent open plan foyer to allow for breakout, tea, coffee and lunch.

Course co-convenors:

Evert Smith

Evert Smith

Anthony Ward

Anthony Ward

Richie Gill

Richie Gill

Richard Baker

Richard Baker

Organised by:
Clockwork Orthopaedics, 1 Fishwell Court, Skillington, Grantham, Lincs NG33 5ES
Tel: 01476 860759

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