Press Releases and Statements

Please see below for the press releases and policy statements issued by the BOA.  Please contact us at info@boa.ac.uk if you would like further information on any of these or to subscribe to our distribution list.

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27 Feb 2019

Joint roundtable event in Westminster

On 27th February, the BOA held a Westminster Roundtable event jointly with the c...
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Policy position statements
13 Feb 2019

BOA statement on NHS Improvement Patient Safety Alert on fracture fixation plates

13 February 2019 - NHS Improvement issued a Patient Safety Alert on fracture fix...
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Policy position statements
30 Jan 2019

BOA statement of support for GIRFT report on spinal surgery

30 January 2019 - The BOA welcomes the recommendations as proposed to reduce thi...
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Policy position statements
08 Jan 2019

Response to Media Reports on Sexism in Orthopaedics

8 January 2019 - We are disappointed to read the results of the survey through A...
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Policy position statements
06 Jan 2019

BOA and RCS joint response to The Sunday Times article on hip and knee surgery in obese patients

6 January 2019 - The BOA and the Royal College of Surgeons issued a response to ...
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Knee Hip Policy position statements
17 Dec 2018

BOA statement on Training and Winter Pressures

17 December 2018 - BOA Members may be aware of three statements issued in the la...
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Policy position statements
29 Nov 2018

Orthopaedic Implants - MAGEC Spinal Rods

29 November 2018 - Following the recent media attention regarding orthopaedic im...
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Spine Policy position statements
28 Nov 2018

NHS England 'Evidence Based Interventions' - publication and response from the BOA

28 November 2018 - This week the NHS England guidance ‘Evidence Based Interventi...
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Knee Shoulder Hands Spine Policy position statements
27 Nov 2018

Statement for Patients about Orthopaedic Implants based on Recent Media Reporting

27 November 2018 - Yesterday, BBC One’s Panorama aired a programme on medical de...
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Knee Hip Spine Policy position statements
15 Nov 2018

BOA welcomes JCST document on 'Training in the Private Sector'

15 November 2018 - The BOA welcomes the publication this week of the JCST docume...
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Policy position statements
27 Oct 2018

BOA, BHS and BASK repsond to Daily Telegraph articled on antimicrobial resistance affecting routine operations

27 October 2018 - The BOA, BHS and BASK sent a letter to the editor of the Daily...
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Infection Policy position statements
13 Sep 2018

BOA PHIN background briefing and position statement

13 September 2018 - PHIN (Private Healthcare Information Network) has been taske...
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Policy position statements
30 Jul 2018

BOA Responds to the GMC Training Survey

30 July 2018 - The GMC annual national training survey 2018 results were publish...
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Policy position statements
26 Jul 2018

New BOA/BESS Publication on the investigation and management of Periprosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) in the shoulder and elbow

26 July 2018 - BESS with the support of the BOA have recently published guidelin...
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Shoulder Elbow Policy position statements
24 Jul 2018

BOA speaks out on plans for restrictions on referrals for hip replacement surgery

24 July 2018 - The HSJ published an article on referral restriction plans by sev...
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Hip Policy position statements
21 Jun 2018

BOA Statement to HSIB Report into the implantation of wrong prostheses during joint replacement surgery

21 June 2018 - The BOA has released a response to the Healthcare Safety investig...
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Hip Policy position statements
17 Jun 2018

Sunday Telegraph - Arthritis and YOU

17 June 2018 - The BOA has taken part in the Telegraph ‘Arthritis and YOU’ campa...
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Hip Press Releases
05 Jun 2018

Visa Cap Affecting Fellowships of Overseas Orthopaedic Surgeons

5 June 2018 - The BOA is supporting the call for lifting the cap on visa restric...
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Policy position statements
12 Apr 2018

BOA Response to NHS England Figures on people waiting over 18 weeks for T&O surgery

12 April 2018 - NHS England figures show number of people waiting over 18 weeks ...
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Policy position statements
04 Apr 2018

BOA Statement: The Duke of Edinburgh's Hip Surgery

4 April 2018 - The Duke of Edinburgh is to undergo planned hip surgery in hospit...
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Hip Policy position statements
02 Feb 2018

BOA celebrates its 100 year anniversary today

2 February 2018 - Created after the first World War in 1918 by 12 surgeons wanti...
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Press Releases
17 Nov 2017

Statement in response to recent studies regarding subacromial decompression by BESS and BOA

17 November 2017 - BESS and the BOA will be bringing together all key stakeholde...
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Shoulder Policy position statements
08 Sep 2017

Emerging Technologies for Collecting Patient Data

8 September 2017 - The BOA is aware of a number of emerging companies and produc...
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Policy position statements
08 Sep 2017

Emerging-technologies-for-collecting-patient-data.pdf

Research Policy position statements