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Peter Gallacher

Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital
SY11 7AG Oswestry
United Kingdom

Pete Gallacher

Data on Clinical/Research Center

We are a Clinical Center: no
We are a Research Center: yes
We are both: yes
In University Programme: no
Private Practice Programme: no
Primary Language: English
Secondary Language: English

Please provide a general description of your program:

We are a NHS specialist Orthopaedic hospital with all subspecialist interests covered except general trauma. Our knee and sports injuries team offer the full range of joint reconstructive and preservation surgeries. We welcome visitors for education. There are well established training programs (UK specialist training) and stand alone subspecialist post CCT fellowships.

Training/Techniques are available

Approximate Annual Case Volumes

Knee Procedures: >1000
Hip Procedures: 40
Foot & Ankle Procedures: >100
Shoulder Procedures: >500
Advanced Cartilage Repair techniques: 30-50

Opportunities, Experiences and Location of the Teaching Center

Scientific Research Opportunities Available:

On site research centre working on basic science of OA, joint repair and preservation and spinal injuries

Describe your participation in past ICRS educational, hosting or society events

Prior to Professor Richardson’s untimely passing we were involved with the ICRS events and hosted a cartilage symposium every two to 3 years. There is a desire within the team to rekindle this

Can your center provide free or reduced-cost accommodation through your institute?


Reccomend affordable accomodation near the institute:

Lion Quays Hotel (1 mile from hospital)

Nearest Airport to your institution is


Any other important information thath you would like to add

One of the few dedicated Orthopaedic Hospitals in the UK and the only Uk site with its own ACI cell lab. The joint preservation and cartilage repair unit was developed by the late Professor James Richardson and has a 20 yr + history of ACI and joint preservation.