Hand, Wrist and Elbow Orthopaedic Team
Welcome to the web pages for the Hand, Wrist and Elbow Orthopaedic Team at Dorset County Hospital.
The team provide a specialist service for the treatment of hand, wrist and elbow conditions. The expert individual treatment, which is essential or required after trauma, illness or any injury, is delivered by our dedicated team to restore optimal function.
These pages are designed to allow patients, GPs and other medical professionals to seek information about Hand, Wrist and Elbow conditions and operations. Patient information leaflets, care pathways, protocols and rehabilitation guidelines can be accessed in this site. There are also links to other useful websites.
We aim to enhance multi-disciplinary communication and hence improve patients' outcomes and satisfaction with their care.
The Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Hand, Wrist and Elbow Orthopaedic team provides an interdisciplinary approach to patients attending or receiving the service. The main aim of the service is to enhance an effective and efficient method to deal with any Hand, Wrist or Elbow conditions following surgery or any cases treated by conservative means.
Mr Sean Walsh
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Specialist Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgery
Secretary to Mr Walsh
Mr Tim Crook
Specialist Upper Limb Surgery
Senior Hand Physiotherapist
Senior Hand Therapist
Orthopaedic Outpatients Healthcare Support
01305 255314 for appointments and queries
Senior Orthopaedic Plaster Technician
01305 255498 (9am to 12pm)
Information for Clinicians
Information for Patients