Mr Andrew Henry
Vice President (Surgical)
Mr Andrew Henry has been in surgery and orthopaedics for more than 31 years having qualified in 1985 from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He then pursued training in Argentina, travelled to France where he spent 4 years and finally completed training in the UK. He has a busy NHS clinical practice, having been an Orthopaedic Consultant since 1999 with a special interest in Paediatrics Orthopaedics and Trauma Care. In 2012 Andrew left paediatric practice to become a full-time trauma surgeon in the Major Trauma Centre (MTC) in Salford Royal Hospital. For four years he was Clinical Lead for trauma. His specialist areas of expertise are complex long bone, articular and pelvic fractures. In the last couple of years he has developed a rib fracture surgery service for the Greater Manchester MTC. During this time, Andrew has been constantly involved in training and education. He has been STC representative for the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and now for Salford Royal, where at present he is also Orthopaedic Specialty Tutor in Salford. He has also been involved in the development of educational courses for Foundation Doctors and Core Surgical Trainees. He is currently interested in developing a better understanding and prevention of domestic abuse and intimate partner violence. His involvement in examinations started in 2002 for the FRCS and subsequently the MRCS and IMRCS. He is also an examiner for the exit FRCSGlasg(Tr & Orth). Andrew has been Associate Director for Surgical Examinations for the College, lead examiner nationally and internationally, and developed an IMRCS examination centre in Salford. Andrew was a Member of College Council for 10 years (2006-2013 and 2014-2016) and was elected Vice-President in December 2016.