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Vivien Lees - Consultant Plastic Surgeon


Vivien Lees is one of the senior Plastic and Hand Surgeons in the greater Manchester and Cheshire areas. Her NHS practice is at Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Wythenshawe Hospital). In 2013 she was made Clinical Academic Professor of Plastic Surgery for her contribution to research and development of educational programmes and maintains an active research programme. Professor Lees was formerly Chair of the SAC in Plastic Surgery responsible for training in plastic surgery at UK level and acted as Examiner for the Intercollegiate Fellowship in Plastic Surgery FRCS(Plast). She is former President of British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH). Professor Lees is currently Council member and Trustee of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Her contribution to the wider NHS has been acknowledged with a Silver Clinical Excellence Award.

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Pulvertaft Essay Prize

Honoured to have won the 2021 Pulvertaft Essay Prize. ‘How can we reduce the postcode lottery of hand services in the NHS?' The term ‘postcode lottery’ implies that some patients lose out through not getting as good care as others living elsewhere. ‘Postcode lottery’...

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Cosmetic Surgery Certification

Learn more about cosmetic surgery certification - the new programme relaunched with professional behaviours masterclass. Designed with the aim of improving safety for patients accessing cosmetic surgery services.   For patients: Cosmetic Surgery Certification has...

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Safety of steroid injections

Patients concerns There is currently a lively correspondence on the safety or otherwise of steroid injections given for scar management and specific conditions of the hand and wrist – specifically, whether or not it is safe to give them with COVID-19 in the community....

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