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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: Andy Molloy (Appointed 9/14)
  • Vice Chair: Ahmad Mailk (Appointed 9/14)
  • Current president
  • Sci Comm Rep: Roland Russell
  • Ed Comm Rep: Paul Halliwell
  • Caldicott Guardian: Stephen Bendall
  • IT Committee rep:
  • Treasurer: Heath Taylor
  • Co-opted: Andy Goldberg


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

Co-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.

Re-elected Nov '15


Chris Blundell specialises only in adult foot and ankle conditions. He is a consultant in Sheffield. He carried out two fellowships in foot and ankle surgery  in  Melbourne,  Australia  in  2001/2.   He was  awarded  an  MD  for research  into  foot  pressures.    He is a Sheffield graduate  whose  higher surgical training was in Cambridge and Norwich.  He is Clinical Lead for the Sheffield Foot and Ankle Unit, and Chairman of Sheffield Orthopaedics Limited.

Co-chair Outcomes Committee

Andy Molloy is a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle surgeon at University Hospital Aintree. He graduated form University of Leeds in 1996 and completed his higher surgical training in the Mersey Region. He completed a fellowship with Mark Myerson in Baltimore, USA. Andy Molloy is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Liverpool. He has a keen research interest. He is on the teaching faculty for many national and international foot and ankle courses.

Liverpool. Appointed 9/14

SciComm Rep

Roland Russell is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford where he heads the foot and ankle unit and is clinical lead in orthopaedic research. He has established strong links with The Anglia Ruskin University where he is involved in ongoing foot and ankle research. Roland qualified at The London Hospital and trained on the North West Thames Rotation. He has undertaken both national and international foot and ankle fellowships and is a reviewer of the European Journal, Foot and Ankle Surgery.

Broomfield. Elected 11/12


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

Caldicott Guardian