The Limb Reconstruction Charity at KCH

News

Graeme Groom walks through the night for Rebuild

Rebuild trustee, Graeme Groom, walked through the night, completing…

Sarah Phillips raises over £2100 for Rebuild

Rebuild Chair, Sarah Philips, walked 50km on the Thames Path…

Blog

Getting married with a Meccano set on my leg

My wedding day was a wonderful day, very small and quiet, but magical. Aaron, my husband, and I had wanted to wait until I was off crutches...

An encounter with a Rhino

While a guest on a television production just over 20 years ago I had a run-in with a rhino, which caused me considerable damage, including a badly broken leg...

Social Media

Discussion of #orthopaedic #waitinglists and #accesstosurgery at Parliamentary mtg with MP @JamesDavies today, alongside @wearearma @versusarthritis @UK_ABHI. VicePres John Skinner & President @BoaHandley attend for @BritOrthopaedic, highlighting scale of issue & need for action

The @NHSBT needs more plasma donations from people who needed hospital care for COVID. Their very high antibody levels could save lives. 38 people who had hospital care have already donated at Edgware Donor Centre

Register at http://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk

Recruiting: Head of #Nursing for #Orthopaedics, Band 8c.

The role will lead to the delivery of the professional nursing agenda ensuring consistency in exceptional care and standards across the #orthopaedic service.

Apply here 👉http://bit.ly/379zVaw

#NHSCareers #NHSJobs

*New* NHSEngland data on orthopaedic elective surgery in Sept:
• 31K people on waiting list over 1yr (was 436 in Jan)
• 271K people on waiting list over 18 weeks (was 105K in Jan)
• April-Sept: 212K fewer admitted ops than same time 2019
Very concerning stats (1/2)

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