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THE AIMS OF THE ASSOCIATION

  • To support and promote the nationally recognised British Casting Certificate and seek to further develop this qualification at diploma and degree levels.

  • To promote and maintain the highest possible personal conduct and professional standards for the purpose of providing high quality care.

  • To facilitate and develop the expertise of members through the medium of continuing research, workshops, lectures and discussion.

  • To further the recognition of the AOP by promoting communication, co-operation and fellowship between other health care professionals and ourselves.​

The Association of Orthopaedic Practitioners (AOPUK) is a not-for-profit organisation, run by a team of individuals with a passion for what we do.

ABOUT THE ASSOCIATION

Committee

President - Matthew Barry


Chairperson - Annette Deasy


Vice-ChairGeorge Whitelock


Secretary - Gill Watkins


Assistant Secretary - Paula Corrigan


TreasurerAndrew Davies

Delegate Organiser -  Dawn Foster-Bryan

Com
Company Organiser - Keely Smith

 

Membership - Darlene Lathall


Journal Editor - Daisy Scott 

Image by Waldemar Brandt
Image by Ryunosuke Kikuno

Regional Convenors

Central & Midlands - Adeyinka Gbadebo

North East England - Vacancy 

If you work in the NE of England and would like more information about this role or how you could contribute, then please email: Gill Watkins

North West & North Wales - Vacancy

If you work in the NW of England and would like more information about this role or how you could contribute, then please email: Gill Watkins

Scotland - Vacancy

If you work in Scotland of England and would like more information about this role or how you could contribute, then please email: Gill Watkins

London & South East England - Emma Larkin

South West & South Wales - Annette Deasy

I work at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital as Fracture clinic Manager/senior Orthopaedic Practitioner.
My aim is to hold spring and autumn meetings. If anyone would like to have a meeting please don’t hesitate to contact me. It will raise your profile for the future. You only need to provide a venue and speakers and I will sort out the rest.

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)
Fractures

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