Precision, Planning and Execution : Impact on patient care and outcomes

Thursday 30th Nov & Friday 1st Dec 2023 • Bristol Marriott City Centre Hotel

Message from the convenors

We are delighted to welcome you back to Bristol for 2023.

Full details on the program will appear here shortly but we are delighted to announce an esteemed faculty joining us this year includes: Derek Bennett (Galway Clinic), Demien Broekhuis (Denmark), James Harty (Cork University Hospital), Maziar Mohaddes ( University of Gothenburg), Tim Waters (West Hertfordshire), Simon West (West Hertfordshire). Please check back as new names will be added regularly.

Key Topics Include:

  • Cemented vs Uncemented hemiarthroplasty for NOF
  • Risk of reoperation in polished cemented stems, data from the Swedish Arthroplasty Register
  • Custom 3D printed implants for acetabular reconstruction: Mid-term functional and radiological results
  • Systematic review 3D custom implants for hip revision
  • TMARS for hip revision
  • Management of the deformed femur in total hip replacement
  • Positioning accuracy of 3d printed implants for tumour and revision indications
  • The impact of obesity on total hip replacement
  • The importance of CT image analysis for implant monitoring
  • Acetabular augments in revision total hip replacement

Evert Smith

Mez Acharya

Richard Baker

Anthony Ward

Richie Gill

About the course

The Bristol Hip Arthroplasty Course is a well known international hip meeting which was initiated by John Newman in the late 1980s.  it has since grown in stature and reputation. It is now co-convened by Evert Smith, Anthony Ward, Richie Gill, Richard Baker, Mehool Acharya and Michael Whitehouse. It attracts a strong international faculty and is well known for its debates after each session.

The conference aspires to improve current practice and promote clinical excellence as the faculty present their views on issues valid to a hip practice including outcomes, new procedures, materials, bearing surfaces, design, primary and revision hip replacement and their complications. See some highlights of last years meeting below!

RCS Accreditation
The meeting has received accreditation from the Royal College of Surgeons and CPD points will be applied for. Last year’s meeting attracted 9 points.

Course Fee:
Consultants £195
Trainees / SPR’s £115
AHP’s: £95

Who should attend

Specialist Hip Surgeons to debate current issues.

Orthopaedic Surgeons to assess current practice for those who have an interest in hip surgery.

Specialist Registrars who wish to gain further knowledge of hip surgery and gain updates in new developments.


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