VTS trainees with the Orthopaedics department are attached to a specific firm for clinical supervision.  You will gain experience in a wide variety of orthopaedic problems.  The job is primarily ward based but you will also be able to attend clinics and theatre sessions with any consultant given prior arrangement.  You will also provide on-call cover in orthopaedics to the wards and to A&E with the support of your middle grade. This job has been highly rated by past trainees and gives good preparation for handling orthopaedic problems in general practice.


  • Mr C.Fergusson Knee
  • Mr R.Marshall Spine
  • Mr R Dodds Paediatrics and Knee (Educational Supervisor)
  • Mr C.Pailthorpe Hand
  • Mr I Nugent Foot and Ankle
  • Mr O Levy Shoulder
  • Mr S Tavares Hip and Knee
  • Mr S O’Leary Knee and Trauma
  • Mr A Andrade Hip and Knee and Trauma
  • Mr H Brownlow Shoulder and Trauma
  • Mr P McKenna Spine and Trauma
  • Mr C Arvind Foot and Ankle and Trauma
  • Mr Z Rahimtoola Hand and Trauma
  • Mr A McAndrew Trauma and Reconstruction
  • Mr A Macleod Trauma and Reconstruction

Clinical supervisor:

Nev Davies nev.davies@royalberkshire.nhs.uk