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Outcomes Committee

  • BOFAS Outcomes committee


    The role of the BOFAS outcomes committee (OutComm) is to support the Society and Council in developing suitable processes to collect patient outcome measures.

    Responsibilities of the committee
    • Collection of data at local level
    • Patient consent
    • Collection of information into central BOFAS registry
    • Information governance
    • Publication of data
    • Registry funding
    • Liaison with other stakeholders including NJR
    • Be responsible for the long term strategy
    More information on setting up outcomes, and participating in the BOFAS registry pilot can be found on the Outcomes pages

Membership of OutComm:

  • Chair:  Paul Halliwell
  • Member: Ed Wood
  • Member: James McKenzie
  • Member: Lyndon Mason
  • Member: Nilesh Makwana
  • Member: Nick Harris
  • Caldicott Guardian: Stephen Bendall
  • President: Tricia Allen
  • Treasurer: Heath Taylor
  • Secretary: Mark Davies
  • Co-opted: Andy Goldberg
  • Co-opted: Karan Malhotra

 

Paul Halliwell - Chair Outcomes Committee

Paul Halliwell graduated from Guy’s Hospital, London. His clinical training included Oxford, St. Thomas’ and St. George’s Hospitals, then Fellowship training at Great Ormond Street and in Toronto. He is consultant orthopaedic surgeon in Guildford, Surrey, specialising in conditions and trauma of the foot and ankle in both adults and children. He teaches at all grades from medical students to fellow consultants. His faculty memberships include the Forefoot Instructional Course in Bordeaux. He is co-convenor of the Surrey University cadaveric training courses and FRCS (Tr & Orth) examiner.

Elected November 2017


Lyndon Mason

Lyndon Mason - is a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle surgeon at Aintree University Hospital. He graduated from the University of Wales in 2003 and completed his higher surgical training in the Wales deanery, before moving to Liverpool. He completed travelling fellowships in Utah and Dresden and a post CCT fellowship in Liverpool. Lyndon Mason is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Liverpool, where he is the musculoskeletal undergraduate lead for the school of medicine. He has a keen research interest, which has received recognition with multiple national awards. He has nationally recognised teaching contributions with invited lectures at the British Orthopaedic Training Association and with his role as the multimedia lead for the British Orthopaedic Association education platform Wikipaedics.

James McKenzie

Jamie McKenzie qualified from Oxford University Medical School in 1997. During his early medical career Mr McKenzie gained a broad experience, doing basic surgical training in London, a diploma in tropical medicine in Liverpool and a year providing emergency surgical care in Kenya before completing higher Orthopaedic training in and around Bath. He has undertaken advanced fellowship training in New Zealand and in Bristol studying both children’s and adult’s complex foot and ankle surgery. He is currently at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham.

Edward Wood

Mr Edward V Wood is a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon working in Chester and was appointed in 2009.  He trained in Mersey Region and has undertaken a Specialist Foot & Ankle Fellowship.  He is involved in SpR training and has an interest in Postgraduate Medical Education.  He was on the IT Committee for two terms and now sits on the Outcomes Committee.

Elected: 11/17


Nick Harris

I graduated from Aberdeen Medical School in 1989. I completed my orthopaedic training in Sheffield. I undertook a Foot & Ankle Fellowship with Professor Mike Stephens in Dublin in 2000. I was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon at Leeds Teaching Hospitals in 2001. In 2017 I was appointed Visiting Professor at Leeds Beckett University.

I undertake all aspects of Foot & Ankle Surgery but have particular interests in Ankle Replacement and Sports Injuries. I have produced over 100 original papers and presentations and am the author of a textbook on Clinical Examination. I am part of the Zimmer-Biomet Ankle Replacement Faculty & Design Team. I am looking forward to contributing to Outcomm.

 

Elected: Nov 2018

 


Nilesh Makwana

Nilesh Makwana:

Elected: Nov 2018

 


Jit Mangwani - Co-opted from Scientific Committee

Jitendra Mangwani is a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon at University Hospitals of Leicester.  He graduated in India and completed his higher surgical training in trauma and orthopaedics in London with a specialist fellowship in foot and ankle surgery.  He has a keen research interest.  He is committed to medical education and is regularly invited as a faculty to courses and conferences.  He runs both national and international foot and ankle surgery courses. He is a member of the Scientific Committee and in this role is co-opted on the Outcomes Committee.

Leicester. Elected 11/17


Steve Bendall - Caldicott Guardian


Tricia Allen - President

Patricia Allen was trained in orthopaedic surgery in Birmingham and Bristol.  She undertook a fellowship in foot and ankle and paediatric orthopaedic surgery in Dublin in 1998 and was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Bristol in 2000. She moved to Leicester as a Consultant in 2003 and has developed the Foot and Ankle service here.


Karan Malhotra - Co-opted

Karan Malhotra is a Senior Registrar in Trauma & Orthopaedics. He graduated from Manchester before beginning his core surgical and early registrar training in Yorkshire. He is currently ST8 on the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Training Rotation, London. On completion of his training he will undertake Foot & Ankle Fellowships in UK and Australia. He is actively involved with research and postgraduate medical education, having taught on a number of courses and designed teaching programmes for orthopaedic trainees. He has extensive experience with IT and databases and was co-opted to the Outcomes Committee in October 2017.

Heath Taylor - Treasurer

Heath Taylor graduated from Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School in 1994 and completed his Orthopaedic training on the North West Thames training rotation. He carried out his fellowship in complex foot and ankle surgery at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore. He is currently a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Foot & Ankle surgery at The Royal Bournemouth & Poole Hospitals. He takes a particular interest in training the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons and in 2012 was voted the Wessex Region Trainer of the Year.

Elected Treasurer: Nov 2015, re-elected Nov 2018


Robert Clayton - Media and Communications Officer

Robert Clayton moved to Edinburgh in 1994 and graduated in 2000. He undertook Basic and Higher Surgical training in the South East Scotland region. He undertook fellowship training in Foot & Ankle surgery in Glasgow in 2009 before taking up post as a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon in Fife in 2010. He has a highly specialised elective and trauma foot and ankle practice. He has an active role in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and orthopaedic research. He is a council member of the Foot and Ankle Scotland group and has served on faculty at numerous courses and conferences in the region.

Elected: 11/17


James Davis - President Elect

James  Davis graduated  from  Charing  Cross  and  Westminster  Medical School in 1990 and completed surgical training in London.  His orthopaedic training was in the South Thames region.  He was fellowship trained at the University  of  Johns  Hopkins,  USA.    He  was  appointed  as  a  consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Torbay Hospital in 2001.  He started a specialist foot and ankle service in South Devon and runs the South West Foot and Ankle Centre.

 


Andy Goldberg - Co-opted member

Andy Goldberg graduated from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School (Imperial College) in 1994 before completing his specialist training in trauma and orthopaedics in London with a specialist fellowship in complex foot and ankle disorders in Oxford, as well as overseas in centres of excellence across the USA and Europe. He is a Consultant at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust in Stanmore and also a Clinical Senior Lecturer at UCL where he runs several Master’s courses. He runs a pioneering research program exploring regenerative treatments including cartilage repair, stem cells in achilles tendinopathy and a national trial comparing ankle replacements against ankle fusion.

London. Co-opted 11/14



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