THE AIMS OF THE ASSOCIATION
To support and promote the nationally recognised British Casting
Certificate and seek to further develop this qualification at diploma and degree
To promote and maintain the highest possible personal conduct and professional
standards for the purpose of providing high quality care.
To facilitate and develop the expertise of members through the medium of
continuing research, workshops, lectures and discussion.
To further the recognition of the AOP by promoting communication co-operation
and fellowship between other health care professionals and ourselves.
Members agree to abide by the
rules of the constitution.
AOP position statement for Education and Training
The AOP is now a registered stakeholder for
In particular, for these guidelines:-
Venous thromboembolism - reducing the risk (update)
Diabetes foot care (update)
President - Matthew Barry
Chairman - email:
Vice-Chair - email:
Secretary - email:
Assistant Secretary -
Treasurer - email:
Membership - email:
Journal Editor - email:
Assistant Treasurer - email:
Website Administrator - email:
Central & Midlands - email:
North East England -
If you work in the NE of England and would like more
information about this role or how you could contribute, then please email:
North West and North Wales -
If you work in the NW of England and/or North Wales and
would like more information about this role or how you could contribute, then
Scotland - email:
Hi my name is June Weir,
I work at Wishaw General Hospital in Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
I am Charge Nurse of the Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic at Wishaw and I completed
my British Casting Certificate in 2010.
I have been a registered nurse for over 30 years and in the fracture clinic for
I will be organising study days twice a year in the spring and autumn. If you
have any suggestions for the study day or would like to be a lecturer please let
Please contact me via email to be registered for the study days.
South East England - email:
Hello, my name is
Robbert Peters and I am a Trauma & Orthopaedic Practitioner based at the QEQM
Hospital, Margate, Kent.
I worked as a Manager of a children’s home prior to working in the hospital. In
2008, I joined NHSP (Nursing Agency) and started working in the Trauma &
Orthopaedic Department (Monkton Suite) at the QEQM as a HCA. I quickly developed
a keen interest in the field of Trauma and Orthopaedics and was fortunate enough
to be taught by the Drs and consultants that held their clinics in the
department. In 2011, I became a Senior Technician in the Accident & Emergency
Department at the QEQM to further my career before being promoted and starting
my Trainee Practitioner role back in the fracture clinic in 2014. I passed my
British Casting Certificate (BCC) exam at Stanmore RNOH, Middlesex in
September/October 2015. I have been fortunate enough to be trained by Stephen
Hackett-Cann, who has accumulated an impressive 32 years of casting experience
and happens to be a global trainer when it comes to TCC and FRC work. I am
looking forward to holding training days and talks in the near future for the
Please do not hesitate to contact me via email.
South West and South Wales - email:
Annette Deasy or Tel: 01392 402269
I work at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital as Fracture clinic Manager/senior
My aim is to hold spring and autumn meetings. If anyone would like to have a
meeting please don’t hesitate to contact me. It will raise your profile for the
future. You only need to provide a venue and speakers and I will sort out the