Wednesday 29th March 2023

Orthopaedics Morning 29th March 2023

Speakers: Mr Noel Peter, Mr Yousaf Shah

GGPET are planning an orthopaedic half-day at the Cheltenham Chase Hotel finishing lunch.
In association with the Winfield.

Topics: Spinal and Upper Limb

Registration 9.00am-9.30am Tea and coffee
Introduction 9.30am
Noel Peter 9.35am to 10.45am
Yousaf Shah 10.50am – 12noon
Lunch 12-1pm.

Spinal Learning Objectives

o To be able to distinguish which patients with backpain are likely to have a better outcome
o To review the management options including supported self-management (NHS MSK app) and pharmacological options
o To identify when to refer for investigation and/or invasive treatments and the referral pathway (MSKCAT) (COBALT MRI Lumbar Spine GP Direct-Access)
o To be able to identify serious red flag causes of LBP and appropriate referral pathways

Upper limb Objectives

o To discuss possible causes of shoulder and elbow pain and to identify those with serious causes
o To discuss the role of imaging
o To review the management options including physiotherapy, joint injections


Date: Wednesday 29th March 2023

Time: 09:30

Duration: Half Day

Location: Cheltenham, Chase Hotel

Members' Price: £0

GP Price: £70

AHP Price: -

About the speaker

Mr Noel Peter
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Noel Peter specialises in Upper Limb surgery

Clinical interests

Mr Peter is a specialist upper limb surgeon who with an interest in hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder surgery.

Hand Surgery: Fracture fixation, Tendon Repair, Dupuytrens Contracture release , Basal thumb arthritis surgery, Trigger Finger release , PIPJ and MCPJ joint replacements, PIPJ joint fusion and ligament reconstruction.

Wrist Surgery: Fracture fixation, Carpal Surgery, Scaphoid fracture fixation, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Release, Ulnar shortening and Wrist Fusion procedures.

Elbow surgery: Cubital tunnel release, tennis elbow release, golfers elbow release, elbow arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction and joint replacement.

Shoulder Surgery: Arthroscopic bursitis surgery (decompression), Arthroscopic AC joint surgery, Arthroscopic biceps surgery, Arthroscopic shoulder stabilisation, Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, Arthroscopic superior capsular reconstruction, Latarjet procedure, Reverse Shoulder replacement, Total shoulder arthroplasty and Hemiarthroplasty.

About the speaker

Mr Yousaf Shah
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

He undertook his general Trauma & Orthopaedic training in UK and received his sub-speciality Spine Fellowships in management of complex and degenerative spinal disorders from Oxford and Reading. He acquired a Masters Degree from Cardiff University in Orthopaedic Engineering and SICOT diploma in 2008 and passed his Intercollegiate examination in 2012. His NHS practice is at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Clinical interests

- Spinal degenerative conditions/ spinal stenosis

- Radiculopathy (arm/ leg pain)

- Spinal trauma/ tumours /infection

- Myelopathy

- Sacro-iliac joint arthropathy

- Coccydynia

- Microdiscectomy & spinal decompression surgery

- Spinal fusion procedures

- Cervical disc operations including disc fusion & replacement

- Minimally invasive spine surgery

- Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty

- Nerve root blocks/ epidural injections/ radiofrequency ablation

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