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“Learning is like rowing upstream; not to advance is to drop back.”

“Learning is like rowing upstream; not to advance is to drop back.”

Geistlich hosting –

6th AMIC & AMMR Instructional Course

Geistlich hosting –

6th AMIC & AMMR Instructional Course

Joint Operations education & learning courses - Nantes

Dear Mr Gadd,

We are delighted to be back in person and back in the lab gaining valuable hands-on experience. We look forward to meeting you face to face once again for the return of the JO educational series.

We hope you get everything you need from the visit and we are here to facilitate you in doing so, within this page you will find everything from your personal travel itinerary to supporting educational material.

Please do get in touch at any stage if you have any questions about this visitation.

Tickets and Travel Itinerary

Tickets and Travel Itinerary

Travel and Itinerary

Mr Richard Gadd travel itinerary

 Booking Ref: OE7VTZ 

Check-in online using your booking reference and last name’ HERE

Check bag 32kg 1 x Cabin bag/Seat 01E (Wizz Air UK)

Outbound travel 17th November 2021

Flight Number: W9 1915

  • Depart Doncaster/Sheffield 12.50 arrive Poznan 15.50

Inbound Travel 19th November 2021

Flight Number: W9 1916

  • Depart Poznan 16.15 arrive Doncaster/Sheffield 17.25

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Expert Faculty

Mark Farndon

Mark is an experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, lower limb specialist based in Harrogate.

He focuses on all aspects of foot and ankle conditions, including complex primary and revision surgery, deformity correction, arthrodesis and sports injuries.

He also offers arthroscopic knee surgery and knee replacement.

Private consultations and surgery available in Harrogate and Leeds

See Mark Farndons LinkedIn profile Here

Tomasz Piontek

Consultant, Prof Rehasport Sports Medicine

Graduate of the Poznan University of Medical Sciences. A first degree of specialisation in orthopaedics and traumatology in 1999, four years later, a second degree of specialisation, and in 2003, defending his doctoral thesis. Tomasz Piontek is an international trainer of arthroscopic knee and hip surgical techniques. Since 2006, Tomasz Piontek has been a doctor at Rehasport Clinic. Previously, he had worked, among others, in the Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics in Poznan, was the first football physician of Amica Wronki, and in Lech Poznan. He had completed internships in Balgrist University Clinic in Zurich, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology of Sports Medicine, Queens Medical Centre in the UK, and the University of Pittsburgh- Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, in the United States. In 2005 he achieved his Phd Title, and in 2015, Habilitation. He is interested in sport orthopaedic medicine, especially the treatment of lower limb injuries. He and his team have developed the method and technique of AMIC ( Authologus Matrix Induce Chondrogenesi) in the knee, hip and talus, in an all Arthroscopic procedure; regeneration of meniscus treatment with collagen membrane; Achilles reconstruction with percutaneous methods in large and chronic ruptures using free tendons.
See Tomasz Piontek on LinkedIn HERE

Justus Gille

Prof. Dr. Justus Gille is Head of Arthroscopy, Joint Surgery, and Sports Medicine at the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UHSH) in Germany

As a pioneer in arthroscopic AMIC , Prof. Gille has demonstrated the replicability of the technique in studies and shares his knowledge as a professor and colleague in courses and workshops.

See Justus Gille on LinkedIn Here

Accommodation & Weather

Accommodation & Weather

 Stare Miasto, Stawna 12, 61-759 Poznań, Poland

Hotel –Hotel PURO Poznań

To see more of your lovely accommodation click HERE

The weather for the duration of your trip looks to dry with sunny spells. temps around 15

For the most up to date weather report click HERE

Agenda & Expert information

Covid-19 travel restrictions

Travel Restrictions to Poland

A message from Jade Davies Joint Operations Executive assistant:

Please read through the following information before your trip. I’m on hand should you have any queries. My contact details are at the bottom of this dropdown.

Before travel, you are required to fill in a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) complete it HERE

Demonstrating your COVID-19 status

If you are fully vaccinated with a vaccination approved for use in the EU, you are exempt from quarantine on arrival in Poland but must present evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination at the border and 14 days must have passed since your final dose. ‘Fully vaccinated’ is understood as the administration of two doses of AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna or one dose of Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine.

Poland will accept the UK’s proof of COVID-19 recovery and vaccination record. If you are travelling with a printed PDF proof of vaccination status, it must date from 1 November to ensure that the certificate can be scanned successfully. Your NHS appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.

find further information on Covid-19 from UK Government HERE

Before you travel to England – fully vaccinated

Before you travel to England you must:

You can choose a lateral flow test or a PCR test.

You will need to enter your COVID-19 test booking reference number on your passenger locator form.

If you will be in England for less than 2 days you still need to book and pay for a day 2 COVID-19 test.

When you arrive in England – fully vaccinated

After you arrive in England you must take a COVID-19 test on or before day 2. The day you arrive is day 0.

You must book this test before you travel.

If the test result is positive – lateral flow test

If you booked a lateral flow test and the result is positive, you must take a PCR test to confirm the result. You must self-isolate until you get the result of the PCR test.

If the PCR test result is positive, you must self-isolate for 10 full days. The day you took the lateral flow test is day 0. Members of your household may also be asked to self-isolate.

If the test result is positive – PCR test

If you booked a PCR test and the result is positive, you must self-isolate for 10 full days. The day of the test is day 0. Members of your household may also be asked to self-isolate.

 If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact me on:”


tel: 01793 575 050 Ex3139

mob: 07375 026 342

Wishing you all the best for your trip to Poznan! 

Location: Poznan

Next Event: 18th November 2021 @ 09.00 am

  • AMIC Talus Chondrogide – Product page 

  • AMIC Knee Chondrogide – Product page 

  • AMMR Chondrogide – Product page 

  • ROCKstar portfolio  

  • Meniscus portfolio 

Joint Operations Conatacts

To learn more about this event get in touch your local Joint Operations sales manager that you can find on the peoples page or contact Jade or Jim directly for details.

Tim BarkerTim Barker

Tim Barker

Senior Territory Manager

Tim has over ten years of experience in the healthcare industry, working as an Operations Manager for several Orthopaedic distributors during this time.

During the last two years, Tim has moved from Operations into Sales and will be managing the South West area for Joint Operations.

programme and evolving the strategic development of the business. 

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Andrew Knott

Andrew joined Joint Operations, bringing his vast levels of experience; Andrew has held several senior positions at companies such as Hospital Innovations and Smith & Nephew.

Andrew offers this vast experience in supporting his customers and colleagues alike in Joint Operations 

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Jim Carr

Group Marketing Manager

Jim leads the Marketing team at Joint Operations. This is a multifaceted role, producing the material with which we communicate, our education programme and evolving the strategic development of the business. 

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M.Farndon AMIC Talus 

M. Walther Mini Open Talus 

Mr. Howell AMIC knee


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