It is with great sadness that we would like to inform you of the passing of Professor Kingsley Robinson on 3rd August 2021. Professor Robinson led the Amputee Service at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton, London for many years until his retirement in 1997.
Dr Sooriakumaran, Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine at Queen Mary’s for over 30 years provides a summary of Professor Robinson’s extensive clinical work.
The next meeting of the SIG: ULD&AA will take place online on Friday 17th September 2021 from 13:30 - 16:00 hrs. Here's a brief outline of the programme...
1.30 – 2.00 pm Lightning Talks (research and case studies)
2.00 – 2.45 pm Discussion with NCARDAS about reporting of congenital statistics
2.45 – 3.00 pm BREAK
3.00 – 3.15 pm Follow-up from guidelines’ discussions in last meeting (read the Full Report here)
3.15 – 3.30 pm Updates including information on TIPS and any other business
3.30 – 4.00 pm Educational talk (topic currently TBC)
Report of the 2nd meeting of the SIG: Upper Limb Difference & Acquired Amputation held on 30th April 2021
On Friday 30th April, the second meeting of the ISPO UK Multidisciplinary Special Interest Group for Upper Limb Difference & Acquired Amputation was held via Zoom. The meeting was extremely well attended with in excess of 50 participants representing a cross section of stakeholders. The group continues to grow with further signups following the last meeting. ISPO UK offer a free introductory meeting following which membership of ISPO is required to participate. Membership of ISPO UK does of course provide access to all ISPO UK activities at either no cost or preferential rates. We would like to encourage greater involvement and participation from technicians and need to consider how this can be achieved.
We are pleased to share our exciting programme of events planned for 2021 - available to view here. Many of these events are FREE to ISPO UK members - so well worth checking out our membership options too.
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