November 2019 - Elected as President of The British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (BOFAS)
Having spent seven years as a member of BOFAS Council, Mr Taylor has recently been elected as President of BOFAS. He will serve one year as President elect, followed by a year as President. The culmination of this will be his hosting the annual conference in Bournemouth, in November 2021. This meeting, the largest foot and ankle surgery meeting in the UK, is attended by over 500 delegates and provides excellent training and education to its members.
September 2019 - Member of Faculty - American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS)
Mr Taylor was an invited member of faculty for AOFAS. This prestigious annual meeting, the largest specialist foot & ankle surgical meeting in the world, was held in Chicago. He spoke in the Surgical Tips section, giving a talk on surgical techniques for the management of complex unstable ankle ligament injuries...
September 2019 - Talk on Complex Ankle Replacement, Wright Medical Meeting, Chicago
Mr Taylor was invited by Wright Medical to present to an audience of around 100 American & international surgeons at an evening meeting and complex case discussion. He presented a number of complex cases, giving advice on the management of such cases. This was a very enjoyable meeting, with excellent educational content.
July 2019 - Surgical Workshop on External Fixator for Complex Ankle Fractures - Poole Hospital
Mr Taylor, with the assistance of his senior trainees, organised a surgical workshop, providing training to members of the trauma unit at Poole Hospital, in the correct application of external fixators for complex ankle fractures. Feedback was excellent and we plan to repeat this workshop intermittently, to ensure continuing high standards of care are provided to our patients.
May 2019 - Stanmore & AFAF Courses - Invited Member of Teaching Faculty
Mr Taylor was an invited member of the teaching faculty for two excellent courses. In early May, he lectured on sesamoid disorders at the renowned RNOH Stanmore Foot & Ankle Course. This annual course, that Mr Taylor has lectured on for many years, as part of an international invited faculty, was yet again very enjoyable. He also ran a surgical workshop on advanced surgical techniques for bunion correction.
November 2018 - BOFAS Annual Meeting - First Prize Podium Presentation
Mr Taylor attended the British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society annual meeting. He is the Treasurer & member of council for BOFAS and takes a major role in organising the meeting. The academic content of the meeting was very educational, including sessions on a wide range of foot & ankle conditions.