Nigel Rossiter

Chair of Trustees

Location: United Kingdom

Name & qualifications:
Nigel Rossiter MB BS FRCSEd(Tr&Orth) FFSTEd

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Basingstoke UK – since 2002
Previously Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon HM Forces (Army) 1985-2003

Other positions:

  • G4 Alliance advocacy group chair and strategy board member
  • Faculty Advisory Board for faculty of Remote Rural & Humanitarian Health at Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Member Oxford University Global Surgery Group
  • Chair Incision Indemnity
  • Medical advisory board Open Medical
  • Senior medical adviser Rams Rugby
  • Previous chair of Orthopaedic Trauma Education AO UK & Ireland
  • Past (& founding) President – Orthopaedic Trauma Society
  • Emeritus International member Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • Fellow of Faculty of Surgical Trainers
  • Fellow British Orthopaedic Association and Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and, member of British Association for Surgery of the Knee, Combined Services Orthopaedic Society, Gauvain Society, Girdlestone Orthopaedic Society, AOTrauma
  • National Institute health and Care Excellence panellist
  • Member International Committee for VTE prevention in Orthopaedic surgery
  • Clinical reviewer for National Institute of Health Research
  • South Central England Trauma network institution panel
  • Previous Clinical Director Dept of Trauma & Orthopaedics and Chair of Trauma & Major Incident committee – Hampshire Hospitals


  • Combined Services Orthopaedic Surgery prize 1993, 1994, 1995
  • Drummond scholar HM Forces 1996
  • Wessex Orthopaedic Trainer of the Year 2010 & 2020
  • Inspiring educator of the year finalist NHS Shine awards 2014 & 2015
  • Hippocrates award for excellence in field of Medicine – Who’s Who 2013

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