Linksfield Foot and Ankle Fellowship

A six month to one year Foot and Ankle Fellowship is available with Prof Nick Saragas at the Netcare Linksfield Hospital in collaboration with the Orthopaedic Department of the University of the Witwatersrand.The Fellowship programme begins either on 1 January or 1 July and is open to qualified orthopaedic surgeons duly registered with the HPCSA. Candidates both nationally and internationally will be considered. For further details please contact

Professor Nick Saragas at   saragas@global.co.za or nsaragas@lkdoctors.netcare.co.za

SAFSA Literary/Research award

This will be award to the author of the best foot and ankle article published in a peer review journal. The recipient of this award will be funded for flights and registration to a European foot and ankle meeting.


Qualifying criteria:

  1. SAFSA member for at least one year
  2. Research must be in the field of foot and ankle
  3. Research article published in a peer reviewed journal. (No case studies)
  4. Research published from July the preceding year to June the current year will be eligible for entry


The winner will be announced at the annual combined orthopaedic meeting.

Please forward all qualifying articles to info@safsa.co.za.co.za

Next SAFSA Meeting:

21 August 14h00: Zoom Meeting

Urgent Notice:

2020 SAFSA fees are due. Membership fees are R600. STD Bank Account number: 014 307 936 Proof of payment to: payments@safsa.co.za


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Contact Details

Email: info@safsa.co.za
Phone: 0216716213
Fax2mail: 0216714540

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