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Hand, Wrist and Elbow Orthopaedic Team

Updated 16 April 2021

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 Hand, Wrist and Elbow Orthopaedic Team provide 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.

The team

Mr Sean Walsh
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Specialist Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgery

Christine Dyer
Secretary to Mr Walsh
01305 254483

Mr Tim Crook
Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon with a special interest in the upper limb

Georgia Richards
Secretary to Mr Crook
01305 253124

Maree Dethick-Jones
Clinical Specialist Hand Therapist and Team Lead for Hand Therapy

Laura Howell
Clinical Specialist Hand Therapist

Joanna Smith
Hand Therapist

Melissa Lambert
Hand Therapist

James Vincent
Senior Orthopaedic Plaster Technician

Sarah Nelmes
Plaster Technician

Zara Penwell
Plaster Technician

Sarah Bruton
Senior Healthcare Assistant, Dressings Clinic

Contact details

Hand therapy enquiries and appointments 
01305 255931

Central appointments 
01305 255779

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01305 251150

Enquiries and appointments