links to useful content on hand and wrist. Information on sprain, fracture, nerve, tendon injury, ligament, congenital hand surgery, hand surgeon, wrist surgeon, wrist pain, wrist arthroscopy, scafoid surgery, cerebral palsy hand treatment, arthritis hand, carpal tunnel surgery, dupuytrens surgery, scafoid, wrist pain

There is a large amount of information on the internet which is of variable quality. You should feel free to ask questions during your appointment but you may want to read about your condition or treatment. This page draws together some reliable sources of information available on the internet: surgical guidelines, information from specialist societies and patient resources provided by specialist surgeons and centres.

Hand & Wrist Information:

British Society for Surgery of the Hand

American Society for Surgery of the Hand

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

General Medical Council

Support Groups - Paediatric & Congenital differences

Arthrogryposis &

Upper limb deficiency

Accurate information on cerebral palsy and other birth injury complications


BMJ: British Medical Journal

Cochrane Reviews

European Journal of Hand Surgery

Arthritis Research UK

World Scientific: Hand Surgery (Journal)



Platinum Medical Centre (Private Patients, Thursday afternoons and alternate Wednesday afternoons)

Cromwell Hospital (Private Patients, Monday or Tuesday mornings)

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital (NHS & Private Patients)

Portland Hospital (Private paediatric patients Thursday mornings)

Fortius Clinic (alternate Wednesday afternoons)


Conditions information (provided by London Hand Wrist Unit)

Trauma to tendons and nerves

Bony injuries

Dupuytren's Disease

Carpal tunnel syndrome


Ganglions, Lumps and Bumps


Congenital anomalies

Wrist conditions

Burns and scars

Sporting and Leisure Injuries

Work related conditions