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Publicity Committee


Simon Bennet


Helen Bryant


Vittoria Bucknall


Colin Holton


Darius Rad


Michael Reidy


David Rowland (Chair)

Contact: email



  • To use the BSCOS website and other social media channels to inform the members of BSCOS, other medical professionals and the general public of the activities of the society and to deliver educational material.
  • To liaise with the BSCOS board regarding the methods of promotion to be used.
  • To foster links within the society and between BSCOS and others involved in the care of orthopaedic diagnoses in children


  • To explore and enhance methods for sharing information with the Society and others to whom it may be of interest
  • To develop and strengthen the presence of BSCOS on social media
  • To agree and publicise standards to be applied before sharing any information on the website or social media channels


  • BSCOS upholds diversity and inclusion, and the Committee will follow the principles agreed by the Society.
  • The publicity committee (PC) will be made up of 5 members, quorum for each meeting to be a minimum of 3 members, one of whom must be the chair.
  • All members should be full and active members of BSCOS.
  • The term of office for members will be three years. Members can seek re-election for a further term (maximum 2 terms).
  • Applications for membership will be sought by the BSCOS Board from full members of BSCOS as and when new members are required on the PC. It would be expected that there would be representation from both university and NHS employed consultants.


  • The chair will be proposed by the PC and will usually be the BSCOS Webmaster. The post will be approved by the BSCOS Board.
  • The Board shall maintain close interest in the Committee's work by means of a representative from one sitting on the other as determined by the Board.
  • The term of office is three years, and the chair can seek re-election for a further term (maximum of 2 terms).


  • Accountability is to the BSCOS board.

Frequency of Meetings

  • The PC will meet every 3 months with further meetings arranged if required.

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