Welsh Orthopaedic Society Meeting 2018

Venue: Llechwen Hall Hotel & Restaurant,
Llanfabon, Nr Pontypridd,
Mid-Glamorgan, CF37 4HP

Date: Friday 18th May 2018

Llechwen Hall

Download 2018 Program

The Meeting

For 2018, our colleagues at Cwm Taf University Health Board, with Lisa Williams heading the local organising committee, will host the Annual Welsh Orthopaedic Society Meeting.  The meeting is taking place at The Llechwen Hall Hotel, Llanfabon.

If you wish to attend the meeting please contact Ms Lisa Williams Secretary, Nerys Heightley (nerys.heightley@wales.nhs.uk) Tel: 01685 728100

 The Robert Owen lecture will be given by Dr Andrew Haden, Consultant Geriatrician, Hywel Dda University Health Board and the Rowland Hughes lecture will be given by Mr Kartik Hariharan, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

An insight to the challenges being faced by the NHS in Wales will be provided by a presentation from Mrs Allison Williams, Chief Executive, Cwm Taf University Health Board.

In addition to the free paper and poster sessions, there will also be a lunchtime femoral nailing workshop.

The final program is in the process of being finalised and will be published in due course.

Accomodation

We have reserved all available rooms at Llechwen Hall so please contact the hotel directly should you wish to book accommodation. Rooms will be released 1 month prior to the meeting so we would encourage you to book your accommodation early.

We have reserved all available rooms at Llechwen Hall so please contact the hotel directly should you wish to book accommodation. Rooms will be released 1 month prior to the meeting so we would encourage you to book your accommodation early.

Dinner

Dinner at The Llechwen Hall Hotel will be at 19:00pm for 19:30pm.  Spouses are welcome but unfortunately there is a limit on the numbers that can be accommodated so places will be offered on a first come, first served basis.  Dress code: Lounge suits.

Should you wish to attend the dinner, please contact Nerys Heightley by phone or email.

Transport

By train:

The nearest train station is Abercynon, which is around 40 minutes from Cardiff Central Station. This Arriva Trains service is available approximately every 15 minutes. Aberycynon station is only a short 5 minutes taxi ride away from Llechwen Hall. 

By car:

Leave the M4 at Junction 32 and follow signs for A470/Merthyr Tydfil. Follow the A470 and after approximately 9 miles, at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A472 heading to Ystrad Mynach. At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A4054. Take the first left, and follow signs for Llechwen Hall Hotel.

For SatNav use the postcode “CF37 4HP”.