Quality Improvement and Audit Projects

1.      Review of management of ankle fractures in a major trauma hospital; Manchester Foundation Trust

2.      Clinical and patient-reported outcomes of LIPUS in established non-unions of the foot and ankle; Wrightington Hospital

3.      Consent process in elective orthopaedic surgery; Quality improvement project for BOA clinical leaders programme, Wrightington Hospital

 

4.      Cognitive assessment in hip fracture patients; Royal Stoke University Hospital

 

5.      Mobility and rehabilitation after hip fracture surgery; Royal Stoke University Hospital.

 

6.      Antibiotic prophylaxis; assessment of compliance of guidelines in elective and trauma patients; Royal Stoke University Hospital, 2016/2017.

 

7.      Incidence of acute kidney injury after lower limb arthroplasty; Royal Stoke University Hospital

 

8.       Surgically treated Scaphoid fractures, a local audit of current practice at UHNM; Royal Stoke University Hospital

 

9.      Outcomes for hip fracture patients admitted on Warfarin; a matched cohort study comparing treatment pre and post national guidelines; Royal Stoke University Hospital.

 

10.       Direct anterior approach (DAA) versus posterior approach for total hip arthroplasty (THA); Short-term results of functional assessment in matched cohort in the early phase of recovery; Royal Stoke Hospital

11.       Failure of Swedish Total Ankle Replacements (STAR); collected and analysed the data, Nottingham University Hospital

 

12.   Cyst formation after Mobility total ankle replacement; collected and analysed the data, Nottingham University Hospital

 

13.  Value of graduated compression stockings in prevention of VTE after total hip and knee arthroplasty; Nottingham University Hospital

 

14.  Outcome of arthroscopic meniscal repair surgery; collected and analysed the data; Royal Derby Hospital

15.  Blood transfusion after knee replacement; drainage vs non-drainage; cost effectiveness of selective blood group and save; Royal Derby Hospital

16.  Early results after vertebral body stenting for fractures of the anterior column of thoraco-lumbar spine; Royal Derby Hospital

 

17.  Outcome of intra-medullary nailing for pathological femoral fractures; collected and analysed the data; Royal Derby Hospital

 

18.  Cement augmentation for vertebral fractures in patients with multiple myeloma; collected and analysed the data; Royal Derby Hospital

 

19.  Accuracy of prognostic scores in predicting survival and decision making for surgical management in metastatic spine disease; Royal Derby Hospital

20.  One column versus two-column stabilisation for spinal metastasis; collected and analysed the data; Royal Derby Hospital

 

21.  Two weeks wait referral for bone and soft tissue sarcoma to a non-specialist centre; Royal Derby Hospital

 

22.  Use of caudal epidural steroid injection for lumbo-sacral radicular pain in the presence of sacral tarlov cyst; Royal Derby Hospital

 

23.  Clinical outcome and cost analysis in paediatric femoral fractures in children; Royal Derby Hospital

 

24.  USS screening for DDH, A review of our own practice; Royal Derby Hospital

 

25.   A knowledge audit of decontamination of commonly encountered hospital acquired infections; Walsall Manor Hospital

 

26.  Clinical results and motion analysis following arthroscopic anterior stabilization of shoulder using bioknotless anchors; North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary