Caroline Margaret Blakey MB ChB PGCertHBE FRCS (T&O) MD(Res)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon.Sheffield Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant in paediatric orthopaedics with an interest in hip preservation surgery


2008 – 2010     St. Georges, University of London

1998 – 2003     University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh

1996 – 1998     St. Leonards School, St. Andrews, Fife.


FRCS (T&O)                 Royal College of Surgeons of England

MD(Res)                      St. Georges University of London

PGCert HBE                 St. Georges University of London

MRCS                          Royal College of Surgeons of England

MBChB                        University of Edinburgh

Professional Membership

British Society of Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery

British Orthopaedic Association

Prizes and Awards

The Getty Plate Registrar Research Award – 2nd Prize (2018) South Yorkshire Scientific Meeting

Nick Kehoe Travelling Fellowship (2013) South Yorkshire Deanery

Zimmer IOA / BOA Passage to India Fellowship (2013) British Orthopaedic Association

The Getty Plate Registrar Research Award - 1st Prize (2011) South Yorkshire Scientific Meetin 

Registrar Research Award - 1st Prize (2010) London Hip Meeting

Abbreviated History of Training 

Hip Arthroscopy (July 2017 – Dec 2017) Hip Arthroscopy Australia, Melbourne. Mr J O’Donnell

Paediatric Orthopaedics (July 2016 – June 2017) Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. Mr M Johnson, Mr J Balakumar, Mr M O’Sullivan, Mr L Donnan

Hip Preservation. (Feb 2016 – June 2016) Melbourne Orthopaedic Group / Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. Mr J Balakuma 

South Yorkshire Deanery Registrar Rotation (Feb 2010 – Feb 2019)                                          

Clinical Teaching / Research Fellow. (Aug 2008 – Feb 2010) The Elective Orthopaedic Centre, Epsom. Prof RE Field

ST2 Trauma & Orthopaedics. (Aug 2007 – Aug 2008) Newham General Hospital / RNOH, Stanmore.             

SHO RNOH, Stanmore / Hillingdon Hospital / St. Mary’s Hospital, London / St. John’s Hospital, Livingstone.                                     

PRHO St. John’s Hospital, Livingstone.                                                                                                                                  

Journal Articles                                                                                  


‘A new and reliable classification system for fractures of the navicular and associated injuries the midfoot’ Petrie MJ, Blakey CM, Chadwick C, Davies HG, Blundell C, Davies MB. Bone Joint J. 2018;100-B(2):176-182

‘Tibial Bowing’ Blakey CM, Fernandes J. Orthopaedics and Trauma. 2016 Dec 30(6);518-524 

‘The Callus Fracture Sign; A Radiological Predictor of Progression to Hypertrophic Non-Union in Diaphyseal Tibial Fractures.’ Salih S, Blakey CM, Chan D, McGregor-Riley JC, Royston SL, Gowlett S, Moore D, Dennison MG. Strategies Trauma Limb Reconstr. 2015 Nov 10(3):149-53

‘A Biomechanical Study Comparing Fixation Methods in Depression Fractures of the Lateral Tibial Plateau.’ Blakey CM, Rennison M, Guy S, Sutton PM. BMC Sports Sci Med Rehabil. 2013 Aug 30;5(1):15

‘Long-term trends in the Oxford knee score following total knee replacement.’ Williams DP, Blakey CM, Hadfield G, Murray DW, Price AJ, Field RE. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2013 Jan;95B:45-51

‘Secondary Capsular Laxity of the Hip.’  Blakey CM, Field MH, Singh PJ, Tayar R, Field RE. Hip Int. 2010 Oct-Dec;20(4):497-504

Mid-term results of the modular ANCA-Fit femoral component in total hip replacement.Blakey CM, Eswaramoorthy VK, Hamilton LC, Biant LC, Field RE. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009 Dec;91(12):1561-5.

‘Failure of cement-in-shell acetabular liner exchange.’ A Case Report.  CM Blakey, LC Biant, TG Kavanagh, RE Field. Hip Int. 2010 Jan-Mar;20(1):120-2.

‘Ischaemia and the Pink Pulseless Hand complicating supracondylar fractures in children.’ CM Blakey, LC Biant, R Birch. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009 Nov;91(11):1487-92.

‘Transection of the Common Peroneal Nerve during Harvesting of Tendons for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.’ CM Blakey, LC Biant. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Jul;90(7):1567-9

‘The implications of a new Code of Practice on the storage of human skin for a regional plastic surgery unit.’ CM Blakey, KS Alexander, G Galea, KJ Stewart. Burns. 2007 Aug; 33(3): 399-400 


‘Developing a surveillance protocol in DDH: Delphi consensus and systematic review.’ Blakey CM, Huang N, Donnan L.. .J Child’s Orthop revision submitted Nov 2018

‘A randomised control trial reviewing the safety and efficacy radiofrequency micro debridement, as an adjunct to standard surgical care, in the treatment of recalcitrant gluteal tendinopathy.’ O’Donnell J, Blakey CM, Arora M, Fitzpatrick J, Singh P.  J Hip Preserv Surg. Submitted Jun 2018 awaiting decision 

‘A Prospective, Randomised Control Trial Assessing Clinical and Radiological Outcomes of Patient Specific Instrumentation In Total Knee Arthroplasty.’ Blakey CM, Sutton PM, Hamer AJ, Buckley S, Anderson AJ.

In progress

‘Intra-articular lesions of the hip’ Blakey CM, Story R, O’Donnell J

‘Anterior Instability of the Hip.’ Blakey CM, Lang CB, Banks S, Field RE. 

Book Chapters                                                                                   

Field RE, Blakey CM, Strambi F. Anatomy – Capsule and Synovium. In: McCarthy JC, Villar R, Noble P, editors. Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment of Hip Disease: A Worldwide Perspective on Approaches and Outcomes. Ist Ed. New York: Springer; 2017

Mcloughlin T, Baxter I, Abdul N. Orthopaedics and Rheumatology On the Move. 1st Ed. Florida: CRC Press; 2013 Early editorial review 

Web Publications                                                                              

Blakey CM, Fernandes JA. Ponseti standards for the British Society of Children’s Orthopaedics. Nov 2012.

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Clinical Examination Paediatric- History and Examination