Bob Handley

PTCF Ambassador

Mr Bob Handley FRCS – Past President of British Orthopaedic Association, Orthopaedic Trauma Society and GIRFT Orthopaedic Trauma lead

Bob Handley is a Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford and has been since 1994, after his post as an Orthopaedic Trauma Fellow at Harborview Medical Centre, a level 1 facility in Seattle, USA. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Oxford, and past President of the British Orthopaedic Association. Bob is National Clinical Lead for GIRFT Orthopaedic Trauma and was an Examiner for Intercollegiate FRCS(Orth) 2006 to 2016. He is also Past President of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society and Past President AOUK.

“The first steps of any journey are often the most important. The wider the uptake that Primary Trauma Care will have, will make it more likely that those vital first steps will be taken confidently, competently and in the right direction for injured people throughout the world.”

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