The Association of Orthopaedic Practitioners UK


BOA's recommendations on casting practice during the current Covid-19 pandemic.
Guidance Document as of 30th April.
More information and other related documents can be found on the BOA website.

AOP Journal for 2020 now available, via the Members Area.
Due to COVID-19 pandemic there will not be a printed edition this year. The Journal is only available online.

Conference 2019 - Awards and photos from last years conference.

OTA Conference - Change of Date

Due to Covid-19 restrictions the 25th Orthopaedic and Trauma Alliance Conference will now take place on 27th and 28th February 2021 at the Grand Hotel Blackpool. If you have already booked we will carry that booking over to February for you.
Once again, we offer a wide range of presentations and workshops with our usual interactive exhibition and featuring as always, the OTA Dinner with optional Fancy dress. This time the theme is 60s and 70s.
The Conference is our 25th and will look at the changes and milestones in orthopaedics and trauma over that time.
We are pleased to offer AOP members the same discounted rate as OTA members.
Details and booking form can be found on our website

CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) Guidelines

Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of patients with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS).

Guidance for the removal of Kirschner wires

This guidance has been approved by the British Orthopaedic Association Casting Sub-committee.

Important information for all orthopaedic practitioners


Update on the British Casting Certificate.

The AOP are proud to support the National Casting Standards.

View / Download here.

AOP position statement for Education and Training

The AOP is now a registered stakeholder for NICE guidelines.
In particular, for these guidelines:-
Venous thromboembolism - reducing the risk (update)
Diabetes foot care (update)

Photos from our previous conferences


This page last updated: 30 June 2020

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