Trainees will develop skills by working alongside others using their specific areas of expertise and involving others to assist with weaker areas.
CVs will develop through publications and presentations and demonstrate management and team leading skills by running projects within the collaborative.
Small ideas should expand into something more meaningful through collaboration.
Combined expertise will maximise the potential of research ideas.
Shared experience should produce substantive credible research output, which is not always possible in isolation.
Allows co-ordination of larger scale projects.
Regional research should generate larger sample sizes and enhance the statistical power of studies
Our region will be viewed as a forerunner in collaborative research.
This is a collaborative model that orthopaedic trainees in other regions can follow