The Irish Institute of Orthopaedic Surgeons was formed in 1972. Its functions included determining the need for new orthopaedic appointments, involvement in the replacement of those retiring, and a commitment to develop a training program in line with that being established in the UK under the auspices of the Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) of the Joint Committee of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons.
Irish Hip Fracture Standards
Irish Hip Fracture Database
The Irish Hip Fracture Database (IHFD) is a clinically led, web-based audit which measures the care for all people over the age of 60 admitted to hospital with hip fractures, across the sixteen operating hospitals.