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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....

Consenting to an operation while COVID-19 is still prevalent

Trying to decide whether to have an operation Trying to make your mind up about surgery can be difficult at the best of times. Now it is even more difficult as we have to factor in the additional risks that can arise because of COVID-19. Furthermore, the risks can be...
Which sunscreen should I use?

Which sunscreen should I use?

As thoughts turn towards possible summer holidays, be that in the UK or overseas, one item that is a ‘must’ in your suitcase is a good quality sunscreen particularly for your face. Sunscreen otherwise known as sunblock is important for protection against UVA and UVB...
Staying safe at home during COVID-19 lockdown

Staying safe at home during COVID-19 lockdown

Avoid injury whilst at home during lockdown. There are many potential hazards around the average home and our safety poster highlights some of these (courtesy Karl Walsh). We want everyone to #StaySafe and be mindful of the injuries that can occur from doing DIY on...
Queensland Hand Society

Queensland Hand Society

Further photo from the Queensland Hand Society Meeting – Professor Lees Guest Speaker with Australian Hand Surgeons Mark Ross, Jeff Eckers, Randy Bindra (Honorary Secretary QHS) and Ken Cutbush (President QHS). Look out for some innovational work from our...