Yeovil 2017

Location Yeovil Date 10th November 2017 Venue Haynes Motor Museum Host Matt Hall & Olly Donaldson Secretary ? Traditional SWOC format was shaken up by the dynamic duo of Matt Hall and Olly Donaldson expertly organised by project manager Julie Brooks. For the first time in recent history the SWOC Dinner was held the night before … Read more

Newquay 2017

Location Newquay Date 28th April 2017 Venue Headland Hotel Host Mike Butler Secretary ? SWOC Spring meeting 2017 The Spring 2017 SWOC meeting was held on the 28th April 2017 at the Headland Hotel, Fistral Beach, Newquay. Our host Mike Butler gave us a historical introduction to Newquay and the hotel itself, famously featured in ‘The … Read more

Weston 2016

Location Weston Date 18th November 2016 Venue Weston Grand Pier Host Koye Odutola, Mark Price & Dr Lindsay Smith Secretary ? SWOC Autumn meeting 2016 Weston SWOC Meeting report Over 70 delegates attended throughout the day at the impressive venue of the refurbished Weston Grand Pier. Unfortunately the weather was stormy throughout, but once the brave souls … Read more

Torquay 2016

Location Torquay Date 10th June 2016 Venue The Grand Hotel Host Shah Punwar Secretary ? SWOC Spring meeting 2016 June 10th 2016 Torbay SWOC meeting report The Spring SWOC meeting was held in Torbay for the first time in several years, hosted by Shah Punwar (SWOC Honorary Secretary), from the Torbay Hospital Orthopaedic unit. The Grand Hotel … Read more

Cheltenham 2015

Location Cheltenham Date 20th November 2015 Venue Manor By The Lake Host Jon Mutimer Secretary ? SWOC Autumn meeting Mr Jon Mutimer hosted the Autumn 2015 SWOC meeting at Manor by the Lake in Cheltenham on 20th November 2015. The stately location was an excellent venue for both the scientific programme and the evening meal. After … Read more

Exeter 2015

Location Exeter Date 15th May 2015 Venue Sandy Park Stadium Host Will Thomas Secretary ? Exeter 2015 The Spring 2015 meeting was kindly organised by Will Thomas and colleagues from Exeter, a city with a strong SWOC history that we have not visited since Daniel Chan hosted in 2006. The venue was a sunny Sandy Park … Read more

Bristol 2014

Location Bristol Date 21st November 2014 Venue Bristol Pavilion Host Richard Baker (Southmead) Secretary Nicola Leigh & Melanie Browne-Cole Bristol 2014 The Autumn 2014 meeting was held at the new pavilion at the Gloucestershire County Cricket Ground, just off the Gloucester Road in Bristol. It was hosted by Richard Baker and colleagues from Southmead Hospital, with … Read more

Plymouth 2014

Location Plymouth 2014 Date 13th June 2014 Venue Holiday Inn Plymouth Host Andy Murphy & Ben Holroyd Secretary Janet King & Jackie Close Plymouth 2014 The Spring 2014 SWOC meeting was hosted by Andy Murphy, Ben Holroyd and their colleagues from Derriford Hospital in Plymouth. The venue (Plymouth Holiday Inn) provided views across the Hoe which … Read more

Bath 2014

Location Bath Date 17th January 2014 Venue Bath Spa Hotel Host Matthew Burwell Secretary Sam Gill & Kate Baldwin Bath 2014 The meeting originally planned for autumn 2013 was held in January 2014 in the elegant surroundings of the Bath Spa Hotel. Hosted by Matthew Burwell (pictured with colleagues Grey Giddins and Gavin Jennings from the … Read more

Guernsey 2013

Location Guernsey Date 14th June 2013 Venue Castle Cornet Host Chris Joslin & Ranjan Vhadra Secretary Sam Gill & Kate Baldwin SWOC Spring meeting 2013 The South West Orthopaedic Club met on Friday 14th June in blustery sunshine at this historic fortified castle which sits on a former tidal island which is now firmly connected to … Read more