Ashley Scrimshire
PhD Student



Ashley is currently taking two years out of trauma and orthopaedic training to study for a PhD. He is the clinical lead for the Quality Improvement in Surgical Teams (QIST): Infection and Anaemia trial.


  • MBBS
  • MRCS
  • PGCert (Medical Education)



  • QIST

Research group(s)


Selected publications

  • Davies RM, Scrimshire AB, Sweetman L, Anderton MJ, Holt EM. 2016. A decision tool for whole-body CT in major trauma that safely reduces unnecessary scanning and associated radiation risks: An initial exploratory analysis. Injury, Jan; 47(1) p 43-9
  • Scrimshire AB, Holt EM. 2013. Watching cement dry: A necessary but costly irritation in lower limb orthopaedics. British Medical Journal, 347 (7938) p44
  • Hughes J, Scrimshire AB, Steinberg L, P Yiannoullou, C Hall, K Newton, Pearce L, Macdonald A. 2017. Interventional Radiology service provision and practice for the management of traumatic splenic injury across the Regional Trauma Networks of England. Injury, May; 48(5) p1031-4
  • P Yiannoullou, C Hall, K Newton, Pearce L, Bouamra O, Jenks T, Scrimshire AB, Hughes J, Lecky F, Macdonald A. 2017. A review of the management of blunt splenic trauma in England and Wales: Have regional trauma networks influenced management strategies and outcomes? Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons England, 99:p63-9
  • Scrimshire AB, Gawad M, Davies R, George H. 2018. Management and Outcomes of Isolated Paediatric Tibial Spine Fractures. Injury, Feb; 49(2) p437-42.

External activities


  • CORNET (vice chair) – Collaborative Orthopaedic Research Network
  • BOA - British Orthopaedic Association
  • BOTA - British Orthopaedic Trainees' Association
  • RCSEng – Royal College of Surgeons of England

Contact details

Ashley Scrimshire
PhD Student