A report on the recent Workshop on Test Standards for DSF Failsafe Devices is now available for download here.
The workshop, co-convened by Professor Peter Lee, Director, ARC CMIT, and Professor Sir Saeed Zahedi, Technical Director at Blatchford, arose as a consequence of discussions at the 2019 ISPO UK Annual Scientific Meeting where it was recognised that there is ambiguity between the testing of the implant failsafe mechanism and the structural testing of prosthetics.
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure the safety of participants and exhibitors, the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) has changed the dates of the ISPO 18th World Congress to 1 to 4 November 2021. The Congress will still take place at the Expo Guadalajara Convention & Exhibition Centre in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Fuller details, together with new deadlines for programme submission can be found here.
We sadly lost our great friend, colleague and long standing ISPO member, Elaine Figgins, from this world at the end of June 2020 when she passed peacefully in her sleep after a two-year battle with secondary metastatic cancer.
Read Elaine's obituary and contribution to prosthetics & orthotics here... https://www.ispoint.org/news/520881/ISPO-mourns-the-loss-of-Elaine-Figgins.htm
The Inter Regional Prosthetic Audit Group (IRPAG) and BSRM (SIGAM) Working Group have recently published Guidance to Support Reimplementation of Prosthetic Services with the aim of assisting escalation of services in a safe and consistent manner across all prosthetic centres.
Details of opportunities to submit Free Paper and Poster Abstracts and/or symposium or instructional courses also available here.
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