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UK Rehabilitation Medicine

British Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Amputee Rehabilitation (BACPAR)

A clinical interest group of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy; provides a network for physiotherapists involved in amputee and prosthetic rehabilitation; with details of membership, events, projects, and publications. Also provides links to resources and centres.

British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (BAPO)

Encourages high standards of prosthetic and orthotic practice and care, and represents the sector; includes details of membership, conferences and publications, careers advice, list of courses, and a directory of links.

British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine

A learned society representing doctors in the specialism; also encourages all clinical specialties to be involved in the management of disability; with details of membership, programme of scientific meetings and courses, resources, and contacts.

International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) - UK Branch

An interdisciplinary society for professionals working in these fields; with details of membership, meetings, publications, bursaries and prizes, news and contacts.

Limbless Statistics

Maintains anonymised data on new UK limbless patients referred for prosthetics treatment; includes reports and a national list of prosthetic centres.

Opcare Ltd

A private company that provides prosthetic and orthotic services to the NHS in the UK. Includes a list of centres, details of services, jobs and careers, and contacts.

RAFT - Restoration of Function and Appearance Trust

Charity focusing on medical research into improved treatments for burns, wounds and other skin trauma. Includes news, fundraising information, FAQ and details of latest research projects.

Society of Research in Rehabilitation (SRR)

Provides opportunities for networking for researchers by organising conferences and symposia; includes their programme, abstracts of papers, and a listing of jobs and courses.

UK Network for Rehabilitation & Assistive Robotics

Supports and provides a network for UK researchers in the field; includes a profile, history, list of members, details of meetings, workshops, and publications.

UNIPOD – United National Institute for Prosthetics & Orthotics Development

A higher education provider within the University of Salford that focuses on assistive devices for limb absence and limbs; provides a guide to their teaching, research and enterprise.

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