Category Archives: Meetings

Prize Winners!

We are pleased to announce the prize winners from the Summer SCOT Research Sessions. The judges were very impressed with the high standard of all presentations:

1st Prize: Katrina Bell (South-East)
Operatively managed distal radius fractures: complications and re-intervention rate from a single centre (KR Bell, J Balfour, WM Oliver, TO White, SG Molyneux, ND Clement, AD Duckworth)

2nd Prize: Hattie Pleasant (South-East)
Delayed ACJ reconstruction does not increase the risk of fixation failure or major complications (H Pleasant, P Robinson, CM Robinson, JA Nicholson)

3rd Prize: Luke Farrow (North)
Use of pre-operative EUROQOL FIVE-DIMENSION (EQ-5D) scores to prioritise patients for elective hip and knee arthroplasty in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic (L Farrow, J Redmore, P Talukdar, GP Ashcroft)

Summer SCOT 2021

Date: 3 September 2021
Location: Dunblane Hydro
Time: 10am coffee for 10:45 start (Committee meeting 0830)
Online Booking: Click Here to Book Ticket

We are pleased to announce that the Summer SCOT Meeting will take place in person once again. Please see the Programme above for details of timing and speakers.

We are grateful for support from the following sponsors:




Winter SCOT 2021 – Prizewinners

We are pleased to announce the following Registrar Free Papers were awarded prizes at the Winter SCOT Meeting on 29 Jan 2021:

1st Prize: Tom Carter (South-East)
Acute distal biceps tendon repair using an EndoButton technique results in excellent short and long-term patient outcome. A single-centre experience of 102 patients (TH Carter, BJ Karunaratne, WM Oliver, IR Murray, JT Reid, TO White, AD Duckworth

Joint 2nd Prize: Jamie Nicholson (South-East)
Three-dimensional ultrasound reconstruction of sonographic callus: a novel imaging modality for early evaluation of fracture healing (JA Nicholson, WM Oliver, F Perks, T Macgillivray, CM Robinson, AHRW Simpson)

Joint 2nd Prize: Luke Farrow (North)
Future demand for primary hip and knee arthroplasty in Scotland (L Farrow, S Gaba, GP Ashcroft)

Summer SCOT Meeting 2017

Dunblane Hydro Hotel
Friday 8 September 2017

Download Draft Programme

Register to attend (attendance limited to Scottish Orthopaedic Consultants & Trainees)

The Summer SCOT Meeting takes place on Friday 8/9/2017 at Dunblane Hydro. The Guest Lecture is by Rhidian Morgan-Jones on the subject of “The Infected Knee Replacement”. There will be updates from the Scottish Arthroplasty Project, along with Registrar free papers.

We are grateful to the following sponsors:

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First Call for Abstracts: Winter SCOT Meeting 2017

Abstracts are invited for the Winter SCOT Meeting from Scottish Orthopaedic Trainees.  Normally approximately 15 papers are accepted and the presenters will be sponsored to attend the whole Meeting.  Those not selected may attend the Meeting on the Friday and Saturday if they wish, but will not be able to stay overnight.

Abstracts should be structured as per the instructions below and should not exceed 250 words.  Please ensure you submit your abstracts by Friday 21st October 2016to Kimberley Moore Ede, Secretary to Professor Simpson.


Provisional Programme: Winter SCOT Meeting 2017

Date: 3-4 February 2017
Location: Crieff Hydro Hotel (PH7 3LQ)
Contact: Ivan Brenkel


Friday 3rd Feb 2017

9.30am-12 noon           Business meeting                    EARN ROOM

12 noon -1pm               Trauma working group         EARN ROOM

10am-1pm                   Shoulder meeting                    BARVICK ROOM

12 Noon-1.30pm          Registration and Lunch

1.30-3.30pm                Spr presentations.                   DRAWING ROOM

3.30-4.00pm                 Tea

4.00pm                        Tim Wilton: President BOA.  Topic TBA


4.35 pm                       Mr J Reid: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Edinburgh:                Experience of being a training director

5.10 pm                       Steven Cooke:             Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust:                   Surgical training                       End of session


Saturday 4th  February 2017                         DRAWING ROOM

9.30am                                    Andrew Murray: Sports and Physical Activity Doctor/ GP/                                        Runner. Topic TBA

10.00am                      Kapil Kumar: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Aberdeen:                         Shoulder Arthroplasty, its evolution.

10.30am                                  Coffee

11.00am                      Stephen Cooke: Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust. Paediatric Elbow Injuries

11.30am                      Mr Martin Sarungi: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Golden                    Jubilee Hospital. Topic TBA

12.00pm                      Buffet Lunch and Depart.

This meeting is mainly supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Depuy, Arthrex, styker and Zimmer which funded the educational sessions and lecturers expenses only.  All companies have paid only to exhibit at this meeting and have had no other involvement in the organization, including the choices of speakers or agenda items