Lisa is awarded BESS Fellowship!

DSU’s upper limb physiotherapy practitioner, Lisa Pitt, was awarded the British Elbow & Shoulder Society’s AHP Travelling Fellowship last week at their annual scientific conference in Harrogate. Lisa will use the award to visit specialist shoulder units in Liverpool and Stanmore before travelling to Holland for the European Society of Shoulder & Elbow Rehabilitation conference.  She […]

Derby Cadaveric Course is a great success!

In May 2019 we hosted two cadaveric courses: one for surgeons and one for physiotherapists.  The event was generously supported by Arthrex UK.  Both courses were fully subscribed with excellent feedback.  One delegate tweeted “today’s upper limb physio cadaver course has to be the best CPD day I’ve ever been to”. The surgeons were able […]

Shoulder Replacement Enhanced Recovery Pathway

We have just launched our new shoulder enhanced recovery pathway for all patients having a shoulder replacement!  This aims to improve patient understanding, experience, outcome and length of stay following surgery.  The package involves a pre-operative patient education session run by physio, occupational therapy and nursing staff; an updated medication regime to enable early movement […]