Training Standards Committee

The aim of the committee is to focus on the training and curriculum of the Specialist Registrars and support consultants and other trainers in the delivery of the curriculum.  The committee works in close liaison with the SAC, the Education Committee, the Education Board and BOA Council and is ultimately responsible to the GMC as the regulator.


Philip Turner
Philip TurnerChair

Vijay Bhalaik

Deepa Bose

Mark BowditchSAC Chair

Matthew Brown BOTA Representative

Lisa Hadfield-Law BOA Educational Advisor

Simon Hodkinson

Catherine Kellett

David Large

Mamdouh MorganSAS Representative

Raj Murali

Badri Narayan

Matthew Newton Ede

Bill Ryan

Andy Wainwright

Terms of Reference

The terms of reference for the Training Standards Committee can be downloaded here.

TSC Chair Vacancy

After three years in posit, Phil Turner will be standing down as Chair of the BOA’s Training Standards Committee (TSC). We are inviting applications from members to success Phil in this role.

The TSC is responsible for the development of higher speciality surgical training in T&O, supporting consultants and other trainers in delivering the curriculum. This is an exciting and challenging position which offers the post holder the opportunity to make a significant contribution in the future of T&O.

If you would like to apply for the Chair position of the TSC, please download and complete the Application Form, returning it to Phoebe Jones ( along with your CV by Friday 21st April 2017.