Miss Jayne Ward


MBBS, MRCS, FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics)

GMC number: 6051852

Practicing since: 2002


Orthopaedic surgery

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Jayne Ward decided to become an orthopaedic trauma surgeon after sustaining life-changing injuries while still at Bishops Cleeve comprehensive school. Being a patient herself means she understands the effect an injury can have on patients and their families. She takes pride in delivering patient-centred care and putting the patient and their needs first.

Her undergraduate training was at St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London School of medicine and dentistry. She undertook her specialist Orthopaedic training in the Severn Deanery in Bristol. Her main interest is trauma care, including acute fractures (broken bones) and the ongoing problems with function these devastating injuries can have. Such as decreased movement, infection and wound problems, non-union (bones not healing), ongoing pain and prominent metalwork.

She has undergone international fellowships at the Hospital for special surgery in New York, was awarded an AO fellowship at Groote Schuur in Cape Town. As well as working in a dual credited fellowship combining Orthopaedics and plastic surgery with the military team at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. Since 2014 she has been a full-time trauma consultant at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire.

Since 2014 she has been a full-time trauma consultant at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire. This is the second busiest major trauma centre in the UK. She has supervised many UK and international trauma fellows and trains junior surgeons daily. She has been a principal investigator for numerous trauma centred national randomized controlled trials and regularly publishes and reviews trauma papers. Her practice primarily involves polytrauma, open fractures (where the bone comes out through the skin) complex fractures around joints and limb reconstruction.

Her national roles include being educational chair for the Orthopaedic Trauma Society. Duties for this include speaking at the British Orthopaedic Association and Trainee Association meetings. She is regularly asked to present internationally on trauma care and is proud to be part of the worldwide AO faculty, chairing their current concepts course.

Special interests

Miss Jayne Ward's interest is anything related to trauma and injury. Her available treatment is as follows:

Outpatient Treatments

  • Plaster/Splints application and removal 
  • Diagnostic Injections 

Inpatient Procedures

  • Fixation of all Fractures (not spines, hands or children)
  • Surgery for nonunion and malunion 
  • Removal of Metal 

Other interests

Open Fractures and fracture related infection. 

Personal interests

When not at work she can be found on the ski slope or glamping with her partner Matthew and daughters Evie and Sophia.

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Miss Jayne Ward at Nuffield Health

  • Trauma reconstruction
  • Trauma Surgery

Locations Miss Jayne Ward works with

Related experience


  • Principle Investigator for WHiTE Four
  • Principle Investigator for Fortify trial: A Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter Controlled Trial of CERAMENT™|G
  • Principle investigator for ACTIVE
  • Principle investigator for FROST
  • Upadyay, Syed, Ramoutar, Ward “The missing piece of the trauma armoury-medial femoral condyle plate” Injury. 2021.11.034
  • Garala, Ramoutar, Li, Syed, Arastu, Ward “Distal femoral fractures: A comparison between single lateral plate fixation and a combined femoral nail and plate fixation” Injury. 2021.11.011
  • Garala K, Ward Jayne “Tibial nailing in a lateral decubitus position facilitates simultaneous harvest of scapular flaps for single stage definitive Orthoplastic management” Orthoplastic Surgery. Vol 4, June 2021 p23-28.
  • Susan A. Hendrickson,*, Rosemary A. Wall, Oliver Manley, William Gibson, Deirde Toher, Katy Wallis, Jayne Ward “Time to Initial Debridement and wound Excision (TIDE) in severe open tibial fractures and related clinical outcome: A multi-centre study” Injury, Int J Care Injured (2018)
  • J. Matthews, J. Ward, M. Kelly  “Single-stage orthoplastic reconstruction of Gustilo–Anderson Grade III open tibial fractures greatly reduces infection rates”. Injury (2015).
  • I. McFadyen, J. Field, P. McCann, J. Ward, S. Nicol, C. Curwen “Should unstable extra-articular distal radial fractures be treated with fixed-angle volar-locked plates or percutaneous Kirschner wires?” Injury, Int. J. Care Injured 42 (2011) 162-166.


  • Clinical personal tutor at Warwick Medical School
  • Education chair of Orthopaedic Trauma Society
  • Chair of AO Current Concepts

Insurers Miss Jayne Ward works with

Miss Jayne Ward works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


Miss Jayne Ward does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Miss Jayne Ward does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Miss Jayne Ward does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.