Orthopaedic and Trauma Alliance UK 

Welcome to the Orthopaedic and Trauma Alliance UK website.  OTA is a not for profit organisation and our aim is to promote and provide education and networking for all Health Care Professionals working within the specialisms of Orthopaedic & Trauma and all related areas.

The site is intended to be both informative and easy to use.   There are sections on OTA, our Annual Conference, News Updates, a "Resources Section" for members only which contains extra content on Competencies, “How To” Guides, Training and Research Materials and much more.

To access the Members Resources you need to be a member of OTA, simply go to the Join Us page and follow the instructions.

Check out our sister site "Orthopaedic and Trauma Times" for details of our professional journal.


News Updates

Conference Funding - 

Bursaries now available for Conference,

see Conference Page for details on applying.

2017 Conference arrangements are well underway.  This year we will cover Bone Metastases, Continuing Care of Major Trauma, Cast Ulcers, Hip Spica and many others. Please visit the Conference Page for details, Booking Forms and Online Booking.

The 2017 Conference is from 22nd to 24th September 2017 at Hinckley Island Hotel, Leicester.

The National Casting Standards are now available, click here to download them

NICE Fractures (Assessment and Management) Guidelines,  click here to download or read.

Step by Step Guides to Casting

The Step by Step Guides to Casting which were originally published in Orthopaedic and Trauma Times are now being made available through this website.

Part 1 was available to all visitors to the site and can be accessed by clicking the link below.

Subsequent Parts will be available to Members Only via the Members Resources Page at regular intervals.

We hope you will find this invaluable resource useful.


Please click here to see/download Part 1.

Decision Making and Prioritisation in Major Trauma - Jonathan McGregor-Riley

This video is of a presentation at the OTA Conference 2016.

It is available to all visitors to this site.

The aim of the presentation was:-

To allow delegates to understand how the Manor Trauma Team prioritises injuries and the decision-making processes involved in the management of a patient with multiple injuries.

Photos from Conference 2016, click the link to see the pictures from our 2016 Conference,  did we see you there?

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