Policy and Position Statements
Below you will find the BOA’s policy and stance on a number of topical issues facing trauma and orthopaedics, including engagement with key stakeholders such as the Department of Health and NHS, and joined up working with other partners such as the GMC, ARMA and ARUK.
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Joint statement from surgical organisations on result of BMA ballot for junior doctor strike action in England
The BMA’s UK Junior Doctors Committee have announced the result of their ballot ...
Joint statement on junior doctors ballot
The BMA ballot for junior doctor strike action in England opened on Monday 9 Jan...
Trainee associations provide an urgent call to action to protect the future surgical workforce
The BOA supports this important call by the trainee associations and will contin...
England and Wales T&O Waiting Times data for March 2022
Summary of the BOA’s viewpoint on new NHS data released 12 May 2022 on waiting t...
T&O waiting list the largest for over a decade
10 February 2022: Elective Trauma and Orthopaedic (T&O) surgery once again toppe...
Statement on the publication of the Government’s Elective Recovery Plan
8 February 2022: The Government has published its plan for recovery of elective ...
Statement regarding recent media coverage about orthopaedic surgery
9 July 2021: We are aware of media coverage this week about a research study in...
BOA Statement on RCS England publication 'A New Deal for Surgery'
28 May 2021: The RCS England has published its ‘New Deal for Surgery’ today, and...
Statement from the BOA, BHS and BASK regarding newly published study about patients awaiting surgery
23 March 2021: A paper published today in the Bone and Joint Journal has highlig...
BOA statement on waiting times data release from January 2021
11 March 2021: Elective Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery has been severely affecte...
NuVasive PRECICE device recall by MHRA
21st January 2021 - The MHRA yesterday issued a notice on 20 Jan 2021 about a de...
Current BOA position regarding elective activity, waiting lists and restart
11 December 2020: In late-March 2020, all non-urgent elective operations and mos...