Coping with COVID: Elective operating and the second wave of COVID-19

7:00PM - 8:00PM 27th Oct 2020 Venue : Online Meeting

This webinar was the first in a new series of webinars on ‘Coping with COVID’, which will focus on issues affecting trauma and orthopaedic surgeons and patients as we enter the ‘second wave’ of COVID. This first session focused on elective operating, particularly how this has been impacted over recent months and continues to be affected by current COVID-19 conditions. 


  • Jonathan Howell (President of British Hip Society)
  • Bob Handley (President of British Orthopaedic Association)


  • Latest data from UK elective orthopaedics - Julia Trusler, Director of Policy and Programmes, BOA
  • Elective operating: the BOA position and a London perspective - Professor John Skinner, BOA Vice President & Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at RNOH, Stanmore
  • Using data to build elective resilience - Scott Muller, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Clinical Director theatre, Northumbria
  • The second surge is upon us - Andrew Manktelow, Trustee of the BOA & Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Nottingham
  • Discussion and Q&A from the audience, with additional panelists: Professor Mike Reed, President of BODS, and Andrew Porteous, President of BASK