MSK Plain film study day

Monday 29 April 2019
Venue address: 
Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, MANCHESTER, M13 9WL
CPD credits: 

This plain radiography imaging day will aim to demonstrate both the continuing value, and pitfalls of plain radiographs in musculoskeletal conditions. The limitations of the radiologists report, which may be the only information available to General Practitioners, the causes of missed fractures (particularly of the scaphoid and hip) and the use of plain radiographs in assessment of hip replacements,  spinal trauma,  tumours, metabolic bone diseases, bone and joint infections and arthropathies are covered. The content will be of interest to general practitioners, A&E practitioners, trainees and consultants in radiology and orthopaedics, reporting radiographers and allied professionals 

Meeting organiser: Dr Richard Whitehouse, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

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Monday 29 April 2019


Lecture title





Welcome and introduction


An analysis of medico-legal reports on missed fractures

Dr Richard Whitehouse, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


NICE guidance – peripheral fractures and hip fractures

Dr Richard Whitehouse, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


 Scaphoid fractures – why do we still miss them? 

Dr David Wilson, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Postoperative radiograph of hip arthroplasty: what the radiologist needs to know

 Dr Louy Ghazal, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford





Plain radiographs of bone tumours

 Dr Steven James, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham 


 Plain radiographs of soft tissue masses

Dr Paul O’Donnell, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London





Metabolic bone diseases

Dr Andoni Toms, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Septic and tuberculous bone and joint infection

Dr Muthusamy Chandramohan, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust




Plain radiographs – do they still have a role in arthritis?

Dr Emma Rowbotham, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Do radiographs still have a role in spinal trauma?

Dr James Rankine, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Meeting closes

Contact us

For any queries relating to this event please contact

Professional Learning and Development
The Royal College of Radiologists
63 Lincoln's Inn Fields


Tel: 020 7406 5942


Registration fees:

Consultant member:                                         £208
Consultant non-member:                                  £257
Trainee member:                                              £143
Trainee non-member:                                       £188
Retired member:                                               £143
Allied healthcare professionals and nurses:     £143
Lay members, medical students and patients: £143
Industry:                                                            £281


Online booking, using a credit or debit card, is available to members and Fellows.
If you are not a member or Fellow, please print the Registration Form, complete and return with payment by post to:
The Conference Office, The Royal College of Radiologists, 63 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JW.

The Conference and Programmes office do have their own privacy policy, should you wish to review this ahead of making your booking. 

Bookings for this meeting are no longer being taken. Please contact the Conference Office for availability on 020 7406 5942.



Registration form

Venue and location information

Venue information

Manchester Royal Infirmary

Oxford Road
M13 9WL
United Kingdom

The event will take place in the Postgraduate Education Centre, Via The Library Building, The Boulevard, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL.

Car Parking (please see map below)

Please bring your booking confirmation email with you on the day of the event in order to receive a reduced rate for parking (from £15 to £5).

Event attendees must park in the Multi storey car park on Hathersage Road indicated to the top right hand side of the map attached.

Please walk from the car park down Hathersage Road towards Oxford Road. Before reaching Oxford Road turn right into the hospital grounds, you will be able to see the new Childrens Hospital to the right.

Walk down the new roadway to “Library” (entrance indicated by green arrow on map). PLEASE NOTE THIS BUILDING HAS BEEN RENAMED “LIBRARY AND POSTGRADUATE CENTRE”.  The Receptionist in the Library and Postgraduate Centre will direct you to the Postgraduate building.

At the end of your event take your car parking ticket/token to the Security lodge in the car park and also present your booking conifrmation. The Security staff will reduce your car parking charge to £5 for the full day.

Please note that if you park in Grafton Street Car Park you will be liable for the full £15 charge for parking. There are no reduced rates for this Car Park.

Hotel Accommodation

The Manchester Royal Infirmary does not have any accommodation that can be booked on the hospital site. If you require local accommodation please contact “visit Manchester” using web address or phone 0871 222 8223.

Chancellors Hotel, The University of Manchester’s 3 star hotel is pleased to offer conference delegates at the Postgrad Centre discounted accommodation rates starting from £49 B&B. Chancellors Hotel offers free onsite car parking and is less than 10 minutes from the Post Grad Centre.

Please call 0161 306 7578 and quote Postgraduate Centre, MRI.  Alternatively best rates are available online, please visit

There is also a Travelogue on the nearby Upper Brook Street. Contact them on 0871 984 6487.

Public Transport

There is a direct bus services (number 147) that runs every 10 minutes from Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station. This bus service alights on Oxford Road outside the hospital grounds.

Buses from Manchester City Centre are very regular. Please use bus numbers 15, 42, 43, 142 or 143 and alight at Manchester Royal Infirmary on Oxford Road.

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Delegates wishing to cancel or transfer a place on a meeting:

  • On or before Thursday 14 March 2019: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £15 administration fee
  • Between Friday 15 March 2019 and Thursday 11 April 2019: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £25 administration fee
  • On or after Friday 12 April 2019: No transfer or refund permitted