Strategic Plan NOF, 2016-2020

What is the mission of the NOF?

Be a forum for the 8 National societies for exchange of common Nordic issues.

What are typical Nordic issues?

Evidence based medicine, education and research (register studies)

How can the NOF be of influence?

  • Develop NOF policy statements on relevant societal topics (aim at the regulators)
  • Publish in the Acta Orthopaedica Organize NOF Congresses/fora
  • Facilitate NOF Educational initiatives (NOF fellowships)
  • Develop new registries (as a blue print), e.g. complication registry

(Adopted in the NOF Joint Meeting May 4-5, 2017, Tromsø, Norway)

Congresses, Courses and Meetings

Coming events

Past events

  • NOF Congresses

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NOF Member Countries






  The Netherlands




Acta Orthopaedica, current issue
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Registration open now! 59th NOF Congress 13-15 June 2018, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Registration is open: Spinal Instructional Course in Reykjavik, Iceland
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NOF Congress Grant for residents and young orthopaedic surgeons; submission period is closed
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NOF supports and facilitates Instructional Courses of member country societies
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