Category Archives: Trainees

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)

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)

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.



The Innaugural STOTS Meeting and Dinner took place on 1 September 2016 at Dunblane Hydro Hotel. It was attended by 60 trainees from throughout Scotland (more than double what was expected). STOTS Programme 2016.

In future it is planned to expand this to recognise the significant achievement of ST8 trainees completing their rotations, along with the award of the “Silver Sgian Dubh” to the Scottish Trainer of the Year.