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.
Following our successful 2016 Conference arrangements for 2017 are well underway. Please see 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
OTA Members and OTT subscribers will remember the Step by Step Guides to Casting which featured in early issues of Orthopaedic and Trauma Times.
The Guides were well received by readers and we are now making them available through this website.
The first part is available for all visitors to the website. Subsequent parts will be for Members only and will be in the Members
Resources Section, but the first part will be accessible to all visitors to the website as an introduction to our educational initiatives and resources.
Osteoarthritis, presented by Mr Graham Radcliffe, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon.
- be aware of the epidemiology and natural history of osteoarthritis
- be aware of its cellular origins and later macroscopic pathology
- identify some of the more recent signs, symptoms and radiological findings
- understand the treatment rationale(s)