Current Trials


Elderly Fixation of the Radius Radiological and Clinical Evaluation:  A prospective randomised trial of surgical vs. conservative management in unstable distal radius fractures in patients aged 65 and older

  • Chief Investigator: Andrew Duckworth
  • investigator: Katrina Bell
  • Funder: Scottish Orthopaedic Research Trust into Trauma (£100,000.00)
  • Trial commenced: Awaiting 

Simple Olecranon Fracture Fixation:  Suture fixation versus tension band wiring for simple olecranon fracture fixation - a multi-centre randomised controlled trial

  • Principal Investigator & Co-applicant: Andrew Duckworth
  • Associate PI: Katrina Bell
  • Funder: NIHR HTA
  • Trial commenced: November 2019 (ISRCTN87904264)

Humeral shaft fracture FIXation: A single centre prospective randomised controlled trial of operative versus non-operative management of fractures of the humeral diaphysis


Medial malleolus Operative Or Non-operative: A single centre prospective randomized controlled trial of operative versus nonoperative management of associated medial malleolus fractures in unstable fracture dislocations of the ankle joint

Adult Reconstruction

nSTRIDE trial.

A Two-Phase, Multicentre, Randomized Study Comparing Autologous Protein Solution with Hyaluronic Acid Intra Articular Injections in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

  • UK Chief Investigator: Mr Anish Amin, Co-Investigator: Mr Iain Murray
  • Funder: Zimmer Biomet
  • Trial commenced: September 2017 (NCT02905240)

Previous Trials