Paediatric Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Virtual Evening Lecture Series 2021

Great Ormond Street Hospital Orthopaedic Physiotherapy team invite you to a series of evening lectures. The lectures will be based on an MDT approach to the overall management of paediatric orthopaedic conditions, with a focus on physiotherapy involvement. Sub-specialities included are neuro-orthopaedics, limb reconstruction, spinal and conditions of infancy.

We welcome physiotherapists, AHPs, assistants and students, particularly those who have an interest in paediatric orthopaedics.

The course will be conducted via Zoom, and links will be sent to each participant prior to the lecture each week. Each lecture will start at 7pm.


Orthopaedic management in complex conditions incl. Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Spina Bifida and Metabolic Conditions 

Speakers include: Emilie Hupin (Clinical Specialist Physio in OI), Cristina Rafter (Clinical Specialist Physio in Orthopaedics) and Michelle Wood (Clinical Specialist Physio in Metabolic conditions)

Orthopaedic surgery in Cerebral Palsy; a management journey

Speakers include: Mr Fabian Norman-Taylor (Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon), Stephanie Cawker (Clinical Specialist Physio in Neurodisability) and Alice Hipwell (Senior Physio in Orthopaedics)

Orthopaedic interventions in lower limb deformities and when not to intervene (normal variants)

Speakers include: Prof. Deborah Eastwood (Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon), Maria Thaller and Zoe Vamplew (Physiotherapists)

Orthopaedic Limb Reconstruction and the implications for physiotherapy

Speakers include: Ms Sarah McMahon (Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon) Deborah Jackson (Clinical Specialist Physio in Orthopaedics) and Kerry McLaughlin (Senior Physio in Orthopaedics)

Shaping the Future of the Paediatric Spine

Speakers include: Suzanne Close (Clinical Specialist Physio in Spines) and José Longatto (Senior Physio in Spines) 

The role of the orthopaedic physiotherapist in infancy incl. Developmental Dysplasia of the Hips and Congenital foot deformities

Speakers include: Mia Dunkley (Clinical Specialist Physio in Orthopaedics) and Emma Bewick (Senior Physio in Orthopaedics)


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Full refunds can be given for cancellations made up to one week prior to the first lecture. A small admin fee will apply.