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The British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (BAPO) has announced that its Orthotist of the Year Award 2021 was given to Steven Musgrave.

The Orthotist of the Year Award, sponsored by Staffordshire University, aims to highlight some of the great work orthotists do. BAPO says it is a new award but will run again next year.

In a statement about the winner, BAPO congratulated every orthotist who was nominated and said a “very well done” to Steven.

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The other shortlisted nominees were: Nick Gallogly, Mark Waldron, Juliet Sturgess and Carolyn Royse.

Nominations for the BAPO Orthotist of the Year will open again in October 2021. The association is encouraging members to consider nominating a colleague and to let their patients know that they are also eligible to nominate an orthotist for the award.

The British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (BAPO) was established to encourage high standards of prosthetic and orthotic practice. It is committed to Continued Professional Development (CPD) and education to enhance standards of prosthetic and orthotic care.

The association represents the interests of prosthetic and orthotic professionals and associate members to their employers, colleague Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) and all groups that are involved in the field of prosthetics and orthotics.

BAPO has also announced that its Prosthetist of the Year award is now open for nominations until September 1st 2021. To find out more about the award and to put forward a nomination, click here.

The winner will be announced at BAPO’s virtual conference in October 2021 and will be sponsored by North Sea Plastics.

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