Mr. Fergal Monsell (Bristol, UK) takes us through how to manage open fractures in kids. He also discusses the paediatric trauma network and what he thinks will be the next big thing to improve outcomes for patients.

Fergal Monsell has been a Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal Hospital for Children Bristol since 2005.

He has a broad-based practice with a special interest in the management of patients with congenital limb abnormally and deformity following trauma and septicaemia. He is active in all aspects of paediatric trauma.

He is involved in education at all levels, is Visiting Professor at Cardiff University, Director of the Avon Centre for Musculoskeletal Education and Projector at the Grand Academy. He has an active clinical and basic science research portfolio and is widely published.