Joint Operations
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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.”

Knee Preservation Skills

19th February 2020

Knee Preservation Skills

19th February 2020

Joint Operations sees true value in education and learning. We are delighted that you’re able to join us on this educational trip, through #savethejointEDUCATION.

We hope you get everything you need from the workshop and we are here to facilitate you in doing so, so please get in touch at any stage if you have any questions.

Below are further details of this event.

Accommodation & Weather

Accommodation & Weather

Hotel – Bristol Harbour hotel & spa

Bristol Harbour Hotel,

55 Corn Street,



Tel: 01172 034445

A 42-room boutique hotel & luxury spa, set in an architecturally stunning, Grade-II listed building, right in the heart of the city. Check in is anytime from 3pm, if your arriving later than 10pm, please make the Joint Operations team aware so they can inform the hotel. Within the Spa, there is; a heated swimming pool, sauna, steam room, hydrotherapy pool, relaxation areas and a fully equipped gym which is open from 8am and closed at 9pm daily.


Car Parking

Unfortunately, there is no onsite car parking. However, Bristol Harbour Hotel guests can receive a 20% discount (per every 24-hr period) in the Nelson Street NCP (BS1 3DB). The reception team can issue you with your discount ticket on check in. Make sure you keep hold of your original ticket too! You need both tickets for payment.


For more information about the car park, please visit the NCP website here. Please note, you cannot pre-book a parking space and also receive a parking discount.


Train station/ Airport

The closest station is Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station, which is approx. 10 minutes away by car. The closest airport is Bristol Airport, which is approx. 40 minutes away by car.

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Agenda & Expert information

Vesalius Clinical Training Unit

Vesalius Clinical Training Unit

Centre Address:

Vesalius Clinical Training Unit

Centre for Applied Anatomy

University of Bristol

Southwell Street



The Vesalius Clinical Training Unit is a vital enterprise of the Centre for Applied Anatomy which hosts advanced and specialist courses in surgical skills and continuing professional development (CPD) and anatomy training courses. The training unit is run by highly qualified, experienced support team backed up by professional anatomists and clinicians.

It is a national leader in the field offering a range of superb facilities which support the use of embalmed and fresh frozen human and animal cadaveric material, underpinning excellent training from undergraduate level to consultant surgeon.

The Centre for Applied Anatomy relies heavily on the generosity of members of the public who bequeath their bodies to the Centre which enables us to offer this essential training.

Joint Operations use the Clinical Training Unit up to six times a year.

See more about the Versalius Training Unit HERE

Navigate your way the Versalius Training Unit by enlarging the map or click our Google Map route


Amit Chandratreya



Expert Faculty

Amit Chandratreya

We are delighted to announce that Mr Amit Chandratreya will be chairing our event in Bristol.

Mr Chandratreya is experienced in all aspects of Orthopaedics, with a specialist interest in Lower Limb Arthroplasty, Knee Surgery and Sports Trauma.

He has completed 2 prestigious Clinical Fellowships in Nottingham and Bradford, with a specific emphasis problem in lower limb, specifically the knee. His interests cover the range of knee surgery including arthroscopic anterior and posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction for the unstable knee, meniscal repair, surgery for patello-femoral problems, articular cartilage repair for joint articular surface damage, through to osteotomy and joint replacement for the worn knee. He is keen to remain at the forefront of developing technology with an aim to offer the best treatment to his patients.


Location: BRISTOL


Versalius Clinical Training Centre
38 Southwell Street


To find your way to the Vesalius Clinical Training Unit enlarge the map or use our Google Maps Route


Date: 19 February 2020 @ 08.45 am


ROCKstar skills lab September 2019

Joint Operations Attendees

The following Joint Operations representatives will be attending the ROCKstar Skills Lab. Please don’t hesitate to contact them if you need any assistance either before you travel or whilst you are in Bristol.

Jim Carr

Marketing Manager

Jim leads the Marketing team at Joint Operations. This is a multifaceted role, producing the material with which we communicate (including this website!), our education programme and evolving the strategic development of the business.
  07535 482236

Call Jim

Lauryn Belcher

Marketing and Sales Assistant

Lauryn joined Joint Operations family in November 2018.

Lauryn supports the Customer Service and Marketing teams, processing customer orders and assisting with Orthopaedic industry events. 

Call Lauryn

Andrew Knott

Business Development Manager – North West

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

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

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John Daly

Sales Agent – Scotland

John is well known in the Orthopaedic Industry having worked in Scotland with Stryker, Wright Medical and Northstar Orthopaedics.

Engaging and active with his customers, John has worked with the Joint Operations portfolio for over 5 years. 
  07841 745670

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Tim Barker

Territory Manager – South West

Tim has over 10 years experience in the healthcare industry, working as an Operations Manager for several Orthopaedic distributers.

Tim moved from Operations into Sales and now supports the South West area

Call Tim

Richard Forster

Managing Director

Richard is Managing Director of Joint Operations and ultimately responsible for the company’s service.

He spends the majority of his time with our customers and is always keen to discuss what we do well as a company and the areas in which we could improve.

Richard founded Joint Operations in January 2015 having worked in medical device distribution since 2002. If you wish to speak with him then please do get in touch. 

Call Richard

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