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.

Also find us on Facebook, see link at bottom of page and feed on Contact Page


Conference 2018 – Share the Vision

Booking information is now available for this years Conference, see the Conference Page for details

News Updates

Orthopaedic and Trauma Times Issue 33 is now available on line.  Click OTT 33  to download your copy.

2018 OTA/LimbO Bursaries

Applications are now open, see Conference Page for details.

Statement from OTA Steering Group

Members and other Stakeholders may be aware OTA and AOP have been holding discussions over the last few weeks with a view  to working more closely together over the next couple of years.  These discussions will continue during the coming months and we will keep members and stakeholders informed of any developments. 

As a result of the initial discussions we have agreed to hold  Joint Annual Conferences for the next two years.

In 2018 the OTA will host and organise the conference in association with AOP.

In 2019 the AOP will host and organise the conference in association with OTA.

The 2018 OTA/AOP  Conference will be at the Jury's Inn, Hinckley Island Hotel, Leicester from 21-23 September 2018

Further details including booking arrangements and prices will be available through websites and social media over the next few weeks. 

We'll see you there!


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.


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

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

Bone Metastases

Graham Radcliffe
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon.

To raise awareness of the nature of bone metastases with particular relevance to pathological fractures.

Intended learning outcomes:
Be aware of bone metastases and their role in pathological fractures
Be more able to identify such cases in their everyday practice
Understand the need for urgent intervention
Appreciate the medical and surgical management of bone metastases

Conference Photos

Photos from Conference 2017, click the link to see the pictures from our 2017 Conference,  did we see you there?

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