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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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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...

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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...

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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 Australian...

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New South Wales Hand Surgery Conference – Guest Speaker

New South Wales Hand Surgery Conference – Guest Speaker

Professor Lees was invited as Guest Speaker to specialist hand surgery conferences in Australia in November & December 2016. Presentations included Fat grafting, Flexor Tendon surgery, Functional Anatomy of the Distal Radioulnar Joint and forearm, use of Xiapex in...

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Master In Hand Surgery

Master In Hand Surgery

Masters degree in Hand Surgery is awarded to Mr Zaf Naqui by Professor Joe Dias at the BSSH Autumn Meeting for his thesis on a systematic review for the management of scapholunate instability. Professor Lees has developed the Masters in Hand Surgery for the...

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Arthrex workshop – Munich

Arthrex workshop – Munich

28th August 2016 Visit to Arthrex workshop in Munich for simulation practice on new techniques in wrist surgery including arthroscopic assisted TFCC reattachment and plating systems for distal radius fracture. Fibre wire loop sutures for flexor tendon repair and the...

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Fontrevaud Abbey

Fontrevaud Abbey

30th July 2016 Visit to Fontrevaud Abbey in the Loire valley with the tombs of Eleanor of Aquitaine, husband Henry II and their son Richard the Lionheart. Eleanor was exceptionally well educated and became the most powerful female figure of mediaeval Europe. Henry II,...

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Visiting the Japanese Surgical Society in Tokyo

Visiting the Japanese Surgical Society in Tokyo

9th May 2016 Accompanied Clare Marx President Royal College of Surgeons of England and Council members on the President’s Triennial Visit overseas May 2016 - on this occasion visiting the Japanese Surgical Society at their Tokyo meeting. Fascinating to hear about the...

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Visiting Richard III

Visiting Richard III

2nd July 2016 Professor Lees taking time out to visit Leicester cathedral site of the reburial of Richard III – pursuing her interest in history. The site is fascinating and has been elegantly and sensitively developed for visitors. Well worth the trip!

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Lady Estelle Wolfson Emerging Leaders programme

10th June Professor Lees hosted the Lady Estelle Wolfson Emerging Leaders programme day promoting surgical leadership for women surgeons at the Royal College of Surgeons. Leadership workshop by Steve Andrews of University College London ‘The Better Question is the...

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