About this event

  • Date and time Thu 18 Jun 2020 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Orthopaedics

This is the first webinar in a four-part series, If you would like to find out more about the series, please visit the Orthopaedics Section homepage. The aim is to present the latest diagnostic and treatment methods of common of tissue knee injuries.

The topics of discussion will be as follows:

  • Gain an understanding of the mechanisms of meniscal, chondral and ligament injuries of the knee joint. Appreciate the role of different imaging modalities in the diagnosis of soft-tissue trauma
  • Awareness of latest reconstructive surgical techniques including meniscal resection, repair & transplantation, chondrocyte implantation and ligament reconstruction

  • Knowledge of the role of multidisciplinary rehabilitation to facilitate rapid recovery and optimum outcomes

A certificate of attendance and CPD certificate with CPD credit(s) will be issued to those joining the webinar live. Certificates of attendance for CPD will be automatically issued after 7 days, but only where a delegate watches the webinar live in its entirety. 

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Key speakers

Tim Spalding

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon 

Speaker's biography

Tim Spalding is a renowned Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon whose expertise includes autologous chondrocyte transplantation and meniscal transplantation. He is also one of the lead developers of the National Ligament Registry.

Henry Bourke

Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon

Speaker's biography

Mr Bourke completed fellowships at the North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre and The Park Clinic in Melbourne before becoming a dedicated knee consultant at Heatherwood & Wexham Park Hospitals in 2013.  Appointed on the retirement of Robin Allum, Henry inherited an established knee ligament practice. He has quickly gained extensive experience in all aspects of ligament repair and reconstruction including a growing series of complex multi-ligament knee injuries.



View the programme

Webinar sign-in
Welcome and introduction

Mr Michael Pearse, President-Elect, Orthopaedics Section, Royal Society of Medicine

The management of meniscal and chondral injuries

Mr Tim Spalding, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Questions and answers
Ligament injuries

Mr Henry Bourke, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Questions and answers
Closing remarks



*Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.