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Women In Orthopaedics UK

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Welcome to Women in Orthopaedics! Please email wis@bota.org.uk for any questions or comments relating to being a female trainee in Orthopaedics

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Miss Sarah Stapley Speciality: Hands and trauma  Hospital: Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Years as a Consultant: 16 years  Words of Wisdom: “Don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t do it  Don’t give up at the first hurdle . . You may face challenges through training but most of these are not insurmountable”  #trauma #handsurgeon #upperlimbsurgeon #royalnavy #militarysurgeon #orthowomen #orthopaedics #surgeon #orthopaedicsurgeon #orthopaedicsurgery #ilooklikeasurgeon #futureorthopaedicsurgeons #womeninsurgery #womeninortho #likealadydoc #ilooklikeasurgeon #ioperatelikeagirl
Miss Louise McCullough  Speciality: Orthopaedic Oncology and Trauma Years as a consultant: 5 Hospital: NHS Grampian  Words of wisdom: “Work hard with enthusiasm for your speciality. Give 100% 100% of the time!” ~ ~ #orthopaediconcology #bonetumours #trauma #traumasurgeon #orthowomen #orthopaedics #surgeon #orthopaedicsurgeon #orthopaedicsurgery #ilooklikeasurgeon #futureorthopaedicsurgeons #womeninsurgery #womeninortho #likealadydoc #ilooklikeasurgeon #saswhodareswins
Every 6 months this Forum of female surgeons meets at the Royal College of Surgeons to ensure that women are appropriately represented, supported and encouraged through each stage of their surgical career.  Fantastic meeting today, look out for the Women in Surgery Conference on 27th September...all welcome!  https://www.rcseng.ac.uk/careers-in-surgery/women-in-surgery/women-in-surgery-forum/  P.s Three orthopods in this picture- one senior consultant, one new consultant, one trainee  #wins #ilooklikeasurgeon #womeninsurgery #femalesurgeons #likealadydoc #futureofsurgery #networking #womeninleadership
Miss Charlotte Lewis Specialty: Trauma Surgery Years as a Consultant: 7 years Hospital: Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth - - Words of Wisdom: “You may succeed momentarily because of what you know or do, but you’ll only succeed permanently because of what you are - take pains to do what is right -work on maintaining integrity. There will be times we do wrong, but there’s always second chances to strive to do right.” - - #traumasurgery #traumasurgeon #orthowomen #orthopaedics #surgeon #orthopaedicsurgeon #orthopaedicsurgery #ilooklikeasurgeon #futureorthopaedicsurgeons #womeninsurgery #womeninortho #likealadydoc #ilooklikeasurgeon
Mrs Scarlett McNally Speciality: Hand surgery and trauma  Hospital: Eastbourne District General Hospital  Years as a Consultant: 17  Words of Wisdom: “Be clear. Be kind. Be respectful of others.  Make time for exercise. Make time for your family. Don't get stuck in the moment. (Ask how THEIR day was.) ~ ~ Things do not always work out as planned. That's OK.” ~ ~ www.scarlettmcnally.co.uk. -Twitter @scarlettmcnally  #handsurgery #upperlimbsurgeon #traumasurgery #unconsciousbias #orthowomen #orthopaedics #surgeon #orthopaedicsurgeon #orthopaedicsurgery #ilooklikeasurgeon #futureorthopaedicsurgeons #womeninsurgery #womeninortho #likealadydoc #ilooklikeasurgeon
Miss Chloe Scott Speciality: Hip and Knee arthroplasty and trauma  Years as a consultant: 2 years Hospital: Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh  Words of wisdom: “Hip and knee surgery is awesome and needs more women.  Love my job (elective knee surgery, MTC trauma and an academic practice), love my family (3 children and a VERY supportive partner)- it is all about balance not compromise”  @EdinburghKnee on Twitter  #hipsurgery #kneesurgery #arthroplasty #orthowomen #orthopaedics #surgeon #orthopaedicsurgeon #orthopaedicsurgery #ilooklikeasurgeon #futureorthopaedicsurgeons #womeninsurgery #womeninortho #likealadydoc #ilooklikeasurgeon
Are you based in Scotland and interested in a career in Surgery? Or are you a Scottish Surgical Trainee? Then this meeting is for you!! ~ ~  #womeninsurgery #futuresurgeons #scottishsurgeons #ilooklikeasurgeon
Miss Sophie Phillips Speciality: Hands Hospital: Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Years as a Consultant: 17 years.  Words of Wisdom: “Pay for childcare if you can- your children won’t love their nanny more than you.  There is never an excuse for missing lunch except for a noisy bleed or a flatline ecg”  #handsurgery #upperlimbsurgeon #orthowomen #orthopaedics #surgeon #orthopaedicsurgeon #orthopaedicsurgery #ilooklikeasurgeon #futureorthopaedicsurgeons #womeninsurgery #womeninortho #likealadydoc #ilooklikeasurgeon
Posted @withrepost • @bota_ortho Want to become a surgeon and not sure where to start?  Medical student Berenice (who is our BOTA Med student rep) gives you her top five tips for making the most of medical school in the @royalcollegeofsurgeons blog!  See the link here: https://www.rcseng.ac.uk/news-and-events/blog/making-the-most-of-medical-school/?hootPostID=574b2dbd31d61f84b5c97632157cdf58  #iwanttobeasurgeon #medicalstudent #careeradvice
Miss Gillian Cribb Speciality: Orthopaedic Oncology Hospital: Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital Years as a consultant: 10  Words of Wisdom: “follow your dreams, do what you enjoy, don't be put off by those that don't believe in you.  Orthopeadics is about technique not strength, though endurance and perseverance are required in big doses.  Keeping the body and mind healthy is very important as is work life balance and time for 'you'” ~ ~ #orthopaediconcology #tumoursurgeon #sarcomasurgeon #orthowomen #orthopaedics #surgeon #orthopaedicsurgeon #orthopaedicsurgery #ilooklikeasurgeon #futureorthopaedicsurgeons #womeninsurgery #womeninortho #likealadydoc #ilooklikeasurgeon
Miss Emily Baird Speciality: Paediatric Orthopaedics Hospital: The Royal Hospital of Sick Children Edinburgh Years as a Consultant: 3  Words of wisdom: “Find your tribe. Find a mentor. Find others to mentor. Orthopaedics is a broad church and there are actually very few that fit the stereotype. Fit in. Be a misfit. Work hard and the job will reward you with a fulfilling career, fantastic colleagues and grateful patients.” ~ ~  #paediatricorthopaedics #childrensorthopaedics #orthowomen #orthopaedics #surgeon #orthopaedicsurgeon #orthopaedicsurgery #ilooklikeasurgeon #futureorthopaedicsurgeons #womeninsurgery #womeninortho #likealadydoc #ilooklikeasurgeon
Miss Sharon Scott  Speciality: Pelvic and Acetabular Trauma Surgeon Hospital: Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool Years as a Consultant: 12  Proud mother of 4, enjoys running, skiing, cooking and keeping the vineyards of the world in business ~ ... Words of Wisdom: “Although sometimes hard, tiring and frustrating, orthopaedics is a very rewarding job.  It is important to maintain a healthy work life balance”  #worklifebalance #family #pelvicandacetabularsurgery #traumasurgeon #orthowomen #orthopaedics #surgeon #orthopaedicsurgeon #orthopaedicsurgery #ilooklikeasurgeon #futureorthopaedicsurgeons #womeninsurgery #womeninortho #likealadydoc #ilooklikeasurgeon
Jo is a Trauma and Orthopaedics Trainee currently on maternity leave with 4 month old Sophie  She came out of program at the end of her ST8 year and will return after a year of maternity leave to complete the end of her training ~ ... #worklifebalance #family #orthowomen #orthopaedics #surgeon #orthopaedicsurgeon #orthopaedicsurgery #ilooklikeasurgeon #futureorthopaedicsurgeons #womeninsurgery #womeninortho #likealadydoc #ilooklikeasurgeon
Amanda is a Trauma and Orthopaedics Trainee currently on maternity leave with 5 month old Wilf. ~ ... She will return to program after 9 months of leave to finish the last part of ST5 before kicking off ST6  The final 3 months of her parental leave will be shared with her husband who is an anaesthetics trainee  #worklifebalance #sharedparentalleave #family #orthowomen #orthopaedics #surgeon #orthopaedicsurgeon #orthopaedicsurgery #ilooklikeasurgeon #futureorthopaedicsurgeons #womeninsurgery #womeninortho #likealadydoc #ilooklikeasurgeon
Bec is an ST5 Trauma and Orthopaedics Trainee  She has 3 children and works Less Than Full Time at 80%  Last year she was the Women in Surgery Representative for British Orthopaedic Trainees Association ~ ... #worklifebalance #flexibletraining #ltft #family #orthowomen #orthopaedics #surgeon #orthopaedicsurgeon #orthopaedicsurgery #ilooklikeasurgeon #futureorthopaedicsurgeons #womeninsurgery #womeninortho #likealadydoc
Katy is an ST7 Trainee in Trauma and Orthopaedics  She has two daughters, Molly and Bobby, aged 2 and 4  She is a full time trainee  #worklifebalance #family #orthowomen #orthopaedics #surgeon #orthopaedicsurgeon #orthopaedicsurgery #ilooklikeasurgeon #futureorthopaedicsurgeons #womeninsurgery #womeninortho #likealadydoc
Anna is an ST4 Trainee in Trauma and Orthopaedics  She has a 2year old daughter called Penelope  She currently trains Less Than Full Time at 60%  #worklifebalance #flexibletraining #flexibleworking #ltft #orthowomen #orthopaedics #surgeon #orthopaedicsurgeon #orthopaedicsurgery #ilooklikeasurgeon #futureorthopaedicsurgeons #womeninsurgery #womeninortho #likealadydoc
The March edition of the Journal of Trauma and Orthopaedics features an article on work life balance among trainees.  To complement this, next week orthowomen_uk will profile a selection of female trainees with children to show their work life balance. ~ ... Many male trainees juggle families with work also, and are entitled to take parental leave, but female trainees are obliged to take a certain amount of time out to physically have children and this aspect of training can put off some women aspiring to be surgeons. ~ ... The posts next week aim to show that there are several options for female trainees wishing to have children during training. ~ ... Please also check out the article on p42 at  https://www.boa.ac.uk/publications/jto-vol-7-issue-1/  To see all the other fun things trainees get up to in their free time!  #worklifebalance #orthowomen #orthopaedics #surgeon #orthopaedicsurgeon #orthopaedicsurgery #ilooklikeasurgeon #futureorthopaedicsurgeons  #womeninsurgery #womeninortho #likealadydoc

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