Wrightington Hospital’s status as a Centre of Excellence in the treatment of musculo-skeletal disease has its origins in the seminal work of Professor Sir John Charnley, who pioneered joint replacement surgery and performed the very first hip replacement in the early 1960s.
Wrightington’s reputation for excellence continues to attract highly-talented Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons from all over the world, who specialise in microsurgery, key-hole surgery and joint replacement surgery.
The Upper Limb Unit has recently been recognised and certified as an ESSKA Teaching Centre. This month, James attending their Cadaveric Hand & Wrist Trauma Course, as well as their Elbow Trauma Course. James used the opportunity to discuss current management trends with leading British Upper Limb Surgeons, and learn a variety of cutting-edge techniques in upper limb surgery. Wrightington Upper Limb Unit’s is a world leader in orthopaedic surgery had holds regular courses and training events.