Our team comprises of four experienced upper limb consultant surgeons, four specialist physiotherapists, two surgical fellows and two surgical registrar trainees, who are all supported by an efficient administrative team.
Our expert teaching faculty provide local and national courses for all members of the multi-disciplinary team. These include practical workshops for theatre staff, surgical skills training for aspiring surgeons and clinical skills training for General Practitioners and physiotherapists.
We always strive to do our best for our patients. We tailor our treatment approach based upon the best research evidence from around the world and include the patient at the centre of all treatment planning decisions.
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.
- 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.