Orthopaedics and Trauma Group

Trauma Outcomes group

The Trauma Outcomes group is committed to advancing the understanding of what are the most important outcomes to measure following an injury. At present, the group is focussing on outcome for childhood injuries, chest injuries and hand fractures.

Current Projects

CORE Kids: A core outcome set for fractures sustained by children logo


A core outcome set for use in all trials of limb fractures in children. Find out more.

OCTS: Outcomes after chest trauma score logo


A patient reported outcome score for use in chest trauma. Find out more about OCTS.

ANCHOR: Ankle fractures in children logo


A feasibility trial for ankle fractures in children. Currently in development.


Completed Projects

Outcomes in wrist fractures

Project objectives

Despite the clinical relevance and increasing interest in interventions following wrist fracture there has been no work done on the outcome measures to establish the Minimally Clinically Important Difference in wrist fractures for the most commonly used outcome scores.

Team members

Tim Coughlin (PhD Student), Professor Brigitte Scammell, Mr Benjamin Ollivere


This project has been kindly funded by a research grant from AOUK&I.


Orthopaedics and Trauma Group

School of Medicine
The University of Nottingham
C Floor, West Block, Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

telephone: +44 (0) 115 823 1115