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Returning for the second time, as part of the Technical programme at the 2013 BAPO Conference to be held at Telford International Center on Friday 22nd March 2013, is the Show and Tell. This is you opportunity to show the rest of the Technician attendees your favorite Technical tips.
This can be shown as a PowerPoint presentation, a short video or you can stand up and tells us all your tip or manufacturing technique or if you are shy you can get the session chair to give your presentation. Your presentation or video should last no more that 5 mins. You can even send along the actual product you have manufactured with a short description of how it was manufactured.
The best presentation chosen by our judges will receive a cash prize of £100.
If you any questions about this award or to register your intention to enter please send an e-mail to
We have listed a new job advert for Orthotic Technicians required by TayCare.
Please click on the Careers tab and then the Vacancies tab.
You can apply for these post directly from the web site.
A group of Orthotists and Technicians are out in Uganda at the moment setting up and running a Polo clinic. They have a blog running with pictures on Face book and you can follow the action by clicking on the following link: Uganda Polio Project
To help the project team out and make a donation please click on this link: Project Just Giving Page
Three new job positions with Ortho Europe in Bradford have been listed on the site.
To view and apply online for any of these vacancies please go to the Careers tab and click on the Vacancies tab.
The AHP Career Fellowship Scheme exists to support learning and development opportunities for the benefit of the AHP workforce across NHSScotland.
The AHP Career Fellowship Scheme welcomes individual or team applications and is open from 10th April to 16th May 2012.
Guidance notes have been prepared to support the application process and Frequently Asked Questions have been produced to provide guidance on the Fellowship Scheme.
Further information on applying for funding can be found at Application Information.
The priority categories for 2012/13 continue to be AHP Support Workers and Assistant Practitioners. This includes prioritising applications from support staff as well as applications that will be for the direct benefit of support staff. Applications outwith the above categories will also be considered.
Following consultation with the NES Advisory Fora and members of the Career Fellowship Steering Group the following areas have been recommended as of high importance to NHSScotland.
Career Framework – level 2 support worker, level 3 senior support worker and level 4 assistant practitioners.
Skills including workforce analysis, measuring impact, research, service re-design, health promotion and communication
Care settings including early years services, dementia services, diabetes, dysphagia, chest and abdomen reporting, mental health in mainstream health settings, transitions for children moving to adult long term care services, supporting War Veterans experiencing complex trauma and need for prosthetics services, musculoskeletal advanced practice and delivering AHP services in the prison setting.
If you are considering applying for funding to undertake an HNC, further information regarding course content can be found at AHP Careers.
If you have any queries, please contact the AHP Careers Fellowship Scheme Project Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
The BAPO Conference 2013 will be held at the Telford International Center in Shropshire on the weekend of 22nd to 24th March 2013.
Different from previous BAPO Conferences the Technical Programme will be held on the Friday of the conference. In the next few months BAPO will release info of the programmes plus new ways to pay for your conference.
The closing date for nominations for the Limbcare Technician of the Year Award has been extended until 29th of February. This is down to the fact that the judges will not be able to meet until late March to consider the nominations so we felt it would give us an opportunity to give nominators another month to send in their nominations.
Do you know a Technician who goes that extra mile? Someone who makes sure their patients device is suitable for their activities or has a great understanding of what their patient needs. Maybe it’s a Technician who has overcome barriers to allow them to carry out their duties, or Technicians who consistently produce excellent and innovative devices? Well now is your chance to give them something back by nominating them for the Limbcare Technician of the Year Award.
The prize is £400 and the Technician can be nominated by anyone, be it a Manager, a Clinician, a fellow Technician or a Patient or User. Limbcare will shortlist 3 Technicians before deciding the winner and the 2 runners-up will also receive a cash prize.
To nominate your Technician of the Year simply tell us in under 400 words why they should win this award. Send your entry together with a completed Nomination Detail Form to the BAPO Secretariat at the address below. Nomination forms can also be downloaded from the BAPO website www.bapo.com or click here
Please send your nomination to:
Limbcare Technician of the Year Award 2012
British Association of Prosthetists & Orthotists (BAPO)
Sir James Clark Building, Abbey Mill Business Centre, Paisley,
Renfrewshire, PA1 1TJ
Tel: 0141 561 7217 Fax: 0141 561 7218
Email: email@example.com Web: www.bapo.com