Hand Surgery

The purpose of this fellowship is to produce hand surgeons who are well versed in the breadth and depth of Hand Surgery. The fellows are expected to gain mutually complementary perspectives and skills from both Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery and Plastic Surgery, in the management of hand and wrist conditions. The fellowship represents the pinnacle of Hand Surgery training in the UK and serves as a training opportunity for future leaders in the specialty.

Further information is available on the BSSH website.


Training Units

Lead Trainer Unit Information

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Ian Grant

Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Peter Russell

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Robert Farnell

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Vivien  Lees

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Timothy Crowley

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Adrian Chojnowski


North Bristol NHS Trust and Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust James Henderson Yes

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Ian McNab

 Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Oliver Stone Yes

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Meg Birks


St John's Hospital at Howden and Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Philippa Rust Yes
Swansea Bay University Health Board Dean Boyce  
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Birmingham Women's & Children's NHS Foundation Trust Sam George  Yes

Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust and Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust and St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

C.Y. Ng


For information on recruitment please visit the Severn Postgraduate Medical Education website.