Trauma and Orthopaedics

The Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery covers the Fylde Coast and has 3 dedicated Charnley Theatres.

The Trainee will participate in the general surgical 24hr shift system of acute cover and have the opportunity to gain experience in:

  • Venous cannulation and setting up of infusion
  • Principles of critical care
  • Catheterization of the patient
  • Basic surgical skills
  • Joint injection skills
  • Post-take ward rounds
  • Daily trauma meetings

Plus, the opportunity to attend:

  • Outpatient sessions
  • Theatre
  • Trauma lists
  • Journal Clubs (monthly)
  • Research Meetings
  • Audit meetings
  • Attendance at the mandatory¬†Foundation Teaching Programme