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Fiona Ashton
Research Fellow/Trauma and Orthopaedic Registrar



Fiona is a trauma and orthopaedic registrar in the northern deanery, having completed her undergraduate medical degree and foundation training in Edinburgh. She is currently out of programme to work towards an MD with the team at Department of Health Sciences. 


  • MBChB
  • MRCSEd



CaTs:Management of calcific tendinopathy in the shoulder

Research group(s)


Selected publications

Assessment & Early Management of Pain in Hip Fractures: The impact of Paracetamol. Dixon J, Ashton F, Baker P, Charlton K, Bates C, Eardley W. Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation 2018 October 9: 1-6

A Comparison of the Minimum Data Set between National Shoulder Arthroplasty Registries: Is International Harmonisation Feasible? Aveledo R, Holland P, Thomas M, Ashton F, Rangan A. Shoulder & Elbow 2018 (March)

WHiTE 3 HEMI Trial: A Randomised Controlled Trial Comparing Thompsons Hemiarthroplasty with the Exeter Polished Taper Stem and Unitrax Modular Head in the Treatment of Displaced Intracapsular Fractures of the Hip. Sims AL, Parsons M, Achten J, Griffin XL, Costa ML, Reed MR, CORNET Trainee Collaborative. BJJ 2018 100-B: 352-60

Factors Influencing Patient Experience and Satisfaction Following Surgical Management of Ankle Fractures. Ashton F, Hamid K, Sulieman S, Eardley W, Baker P. Injury 48 (2017) 960 – 965

The Paediatric Fracture of the Scaphoid in Patients Aged 13 Years and Under: an Epidemiological Study. Ahmed I, Ashton F, Tan W, Porter D. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2014 March; 34(2): 150-154

Arthroscopic Bankart repair and capsular shift for recurrent anterior shoulder instability. Ahmed I, Ashton F, Robinson CM. J Bone & Joint Surg (Am) 2012 Jul 18; 94(14):1308-15

External activities


Fiona is a member of the following:

  • Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Orthopaedic Trainees Association

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Contact details

Fiona Ashton
Research Fellow / Trauma and Orthopaedic Registrar

Tel: 01904 32(1373)