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Sanjay Gupta was delighted to be the first surgeon to perform osseointegration Scotland. He was also the first to perform it as part of the NHS in the UK (outwith the military)

Read more about it in the two articles below:

New prosthetic implant helping veterans on the road to civvy street



Amputee ex-soldier’s pioneering leg implant

BBC Scotland
Published 12 February 2020


Amelia Eldred fronts new disability showcase video
Published 4 December 2020
Young dancer, Amelia Eldred, has a starring role in a video aiming to highlight the need for diversity in TV and films. Amelia had her left leg amputated in 2017 but has not let this stop her.


Prosthetic limb backed by quadruple amputee Alex Lewis
Video journalist: Matt Treacy Published 20 November 2020
With prosthetic limbs costing anywhere between £2-100k, the new innovative Mitt makes a prosthetic limb more affordable, while offering a better quality of life to its users.


Quadruple amputee: ‘Wear mask to protect people like me’
Published 16 October 2020

Caroline Coster urges people to take care during the pandemic after losing all herlimbs to sepsis as a result of contracting Covid-19.


Amputee veterans cycle 1,000 miles from John O’Groats to Land’s End
Published 23 August 2020
Ten amputees cycled 80 miles a day to complete their John O’Groats to Land’s End Challenge, raising both awareness and thousands of pounds for Motor Neuron Disease. 


Poole amputee soldier makes history on Matterhorn summit
Published 9 August 2020
The Matterhorn was no match for former soldier and double amputee Neil Heritage, who made the record books when he scaled the infamously dangerous 14,692-foot spire in 2020. 


Doctor who makes plastic prosthetics helps 10,000 people
2 April 2020 Video journalist: John Bray
With only 25% of the world’s amputee population with access to prosthetics, Dr ViquarQurashi and his team have helped over 10,000 amputees, creating prosthetics from plastic drainpipes


Charity founder Corinne Hutton offers building to NHS that saved her life
Published 19 March 2020

Corinne Hutton’s charity, Finding Your Feet, has offered its premises to NHS Scotland in the fight against Covid-19.  Corinne, herself a quadruple amputee was the first person in Scotland to receive a double hand transplant.


Discover how life-changing technology has transformed Becky’s life

NHS England’s approval for the funding of Microprocessor controlled knees (MPKs) for patients in England brings health and fitness benefits to its users.


Five things you need to know about hip replacement surgery

Leading UK Consumer Magazine, Which, asks an orthopedic surgeon for his expert advice


It’s Not Your Parents’ Hip Replacement Surgery
The New York Times looks at the major advances in Hip Replacement Surgery over the last decade.

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