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Every effort is made to provide information that is accurate. However, protocols, policies, syllabi, courses and other matters contained in this website are subject to change at any time by appropriate action of the British Orthopaedic Association


in this website rests with British Orthopaedic Association unless otherwise indicated.

3.No medical advice.

The information posted here should not be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical professional. We do not answer specific medical questions.

4.No Warranties

This web site is provided on an “as is,” “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, those of TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE or NON-INFRINGEMENT or any warranty arising from a course of dealing, usage, or trade practice. No oral advice or written information provided shall create a warranty; nor shall members or visitors to the site rely on any such information or advice.

5.Disclaimer of Liability

The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this web site and the Internet generally. Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall anyone involved in creating or maintaining this web site be liable for any DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL or CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, or LOST PROFITS that result from the use or inability to use the web site and/or any other web sites which are linked to this site. Nor shall they be liable for any such damages including, but not limited to, reliance by a member or visitor on any information obtained via the web site; or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, viruses, errors, defects, or any failure of performance,  communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access.

6.States or Countries

which do not allow some or all of the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by law.

7.Online Conduct

Visitors agree to use the web site only for lawful purposes and are prohibited from posting on the web site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory or obscene material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. Although in the absence of a specific complaint the postings are not monitored for compliance with this provision, in an effort to discourage such conduct, please note that all postings in the chat area will list  the author’s name–no anonymous postings are permitted!

8.Third Party Content

We are DISTRIBUTORS (NOT PUBLISHERS) of the content supplied by visitors and other third parties. Accordingly, we have no more editorial control over this content than does a public library. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content made available by members, visitors and other third parties are those of the respective author(s) and we are not responsible for any material posted by third parties. We cannot and do not endorse it in any way, nor do they vouch for its accuracy or usefulness. Furthermore, we expressly disclaims any liability associated with material posted by third parties.

9.Industry Links and Advertising

The British Orthopaedic Association has made the Orthopaedic Industry Links pages available as a service to orthopaedic surgeons and other health care professionals. However, the inclusion of a product or service in the Industry Links Pages does not represent an endorsement, either express or by implication, of the product or service nor does it indicate that the product or service has been evaluated or approved by the British Orthopaedic Association. Any representations made regarding a product in the Industry Links Pages are made by the Advertiser alone, and not the British Orthopaedic Association and the British Orthopaedic Association disclaims any liability in relation to the use of such products / services  or resulting there from. Apart from the Industry Links page, there is no other advertising on the BOA website.

10.Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference to any products, services, hypertext link to the third parties or other information by trade name, trademark, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement,  sponsorship or recommendation by us. Nor is an endorsement of us implied by such links. They are for  convenience only, as an index in a public library.

11.Information Subject to Change

Any information on this web site may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Furthermore, the information may change from time to time without any notice.