THE DERBY SHOULDER UNIT OFFERS THE LATEST IN SHOULDER DIAGNOSTICS AND TREATMENT.  WE ARE BASED AT THE ROYAL DERBY HOSPITAL AS SEEN ON ITV’S ‘SUPERHOSPITAL’ PROGRAMME.

Our team of highly experienced Consultants and Specialist Physiotherapists have vast expertise in dealing with all aspects of shoulder & elbow problems.We offer the very latest evidence-based surgical techniques including keyhole shoulder & elbow surgery, joint replacements and fracture fixations. Our expert anaesthetists facilitate surgery under local anaesthetic techniques (regional nerve blocks). We are proud of our ability to provide most operations as day cases.

Derby Shoulder Unit offers a range of expert courses in upper limb surgery for surgeons, physiotherapists, GPs, orthopaedic theatre practitioners and nurse practitioners.  We have a strong ethos of training and education with a multi-disciplinary team approach. We offer Orthopaedic Surgical Fellowships in shoulder & elbow surgery based in our large teaching hospital. Clinical attachments or short visits for surgeons and physiotherapists are welcome.

UPCOMING DERBY SHOULDER COURSES

WE HAVE DEVELOPED SOME BEST PRACTICE SHOULDER COURSES, BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

We host a variety of instructional courses on the shoulder & elbow tailored to different professions within the multi-disciplinary team.  We have a highly experienced and expert teaching faculty ensuring our courses represent the latest in evidence-based practice.

Courses include:

  • The Derby Cadaveric Shoulder Course
  • The Derby Shoulder Course for GPs & Physiotherapists
  • The Derby Basic Shoulder Course for Theatre Practitioners

 

A recent participant said:

Excellent course, very informative and will be changing my practice accordingly.

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PROFESSIONAL COURSE TESTIMONIALS

Very helpful course, workshops useful with update of evidence based practice. Practice of instability programme useful & helped to know knowledge behind it.

Physiotherapist |

Lectures were very good.  The practical was fab.  The idea of bringing patients in was also fab idea. Excellent day, staff friendly & approachable!

GP |

Probably one of the best courses I’ve attended.  Thank you.  Very punchy, rapid, interesting, relevant and helpful.  I will apply what I’ve learnt and you’ve directed.

Physiotherapist |