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Children's Orthopaedics: The Hip Joint

20th January 2021 at 19:00 GMT


This webinar is intended to be a teaching resource on the diagnosis and treatment of the 3 major hip conditions that present in childhood: Developmental dislocation of the Hip, Perthes Disease and Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE or SUFE).

This webinar will be suitable for Surgical trainees (FY1/2, CT 1 & 2, ST 4-6) with an interest in Trauma and Orthopaedics, STs preparing for the FRCS (T&O) Intercollegiate exam, and medical undergraduates.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, you should have a clear understanding of:

  • The diagnostic criteria (including clinical and radiological)
  • National treatment Standards (if present)
  • A clear understanding of the treatment options
  • An overview of the results of surgical treatment

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Robin Paton

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a strong research record in the diagnosis and treatment of Development Dysplasia of the Hip. NIPE medical advisor for the national hip screening programme. An Honorary Professor at the Medical School, UCLAN.


Claire Edwards

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with an interest in surgical training. Chair of RCSEd Trauma and Orthopaedics Surgical Specialty Board. Member of Council RCSEd. Education Lead Core Surgery HEEoE


Vittoria Bucknall

 Vitty Bucknall is a Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital with a specialist interest and practice in paediatric through to adolescent hip conditions. 


Sally Hobson

Miss Sally Hobson has been a Consultant at Hull Royal Infirmary for 9 years. She works within the fields of Paediatric Orthopaedics and Adult & Paediatric Trauma.  Her paediatric orthopaedic fellowship was completed at Westmead Childrens Hospital, Sydney, Australia. She is well known for her enthusiasm for teaching and was voted Trainer of the Year by the British Orthopaedic Trainee Association in 2019.



1 Hour

Registered attendees who connect for the full duration of the live webinar and have completed the post-event survey will be entitled to receive a CPD certificate. CPD certificates will be sent to the email address used to register for the webinar. We aim to send CPD certificates within 21 days of broadcast.


If you missed the live webinar or would like to watch it again a recording will be uploaded here in the days following the live event.

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