Pulvertaft in the Media


BBC Radio Derby Sounds: NHS at 75: Behind the scenes… Pulvertaft Hand Centre
UHDB News: Team who gave patient use of his hands back surprised with unique hand-crafted gift


Knife to Life podcast: host Mary O’Brien interviews Consultant Plastic and Hand Surgeon Jill Arrowsmith on International Women’s Day 2021 about her inspirational career in Plastic and Hand Surgery as a trainer, examiner, appraiser and mentor
BAAPS News: International Women’s Day 2021 – #ChooseToChallenge – Miss Mary O’Brien – BAAPS President and Soha Sajid – Hand Fellow at the Pulvertaft Hand Centre shared their experience as a woman in surgery
BBC News Derby: Man has hand reattached after ‘horrific’ machine accident
Panorama News.de: Schrecklicher Arbeitsunfall in England: Maschine reißt Mann Hand ab! Ärzte retten Hand in Not-OP
Shropshire Star: ‘I grabbed it out of the machine’: Shropshire worker’s severed hand re-attached in eleven-and-a-half hour operation
Times Indonesia: Ahli Bedah Inggris Berhasil Menyambung Tangan Terputus Mesin Pemotong
Leading Healthcare: Consultant becomes first female president of plastic surgeon association
Aesthetic Medicine: Interview: Mary O’Brien


BBC News: Cobbler David Lee’s thumb replaced with big toe after accident
Metro: Cobbler has severed thumb replaced with his own big toe
Mirror: Cobbler who severed thumb in freak accident has it replaced with his big toe
Live Science: In rare surgery, hospital swaps man’s lost thumb for a big toe
Daily Mail: Cobbler who lost his thumb in a freak accident returns to work after having his big toe amputated and sewn onto his hand
Yahoo Finance: Cobbler whose thumb was ripped off in horrific accident returns to work after surgeons replace it with his big toe
ITV News: Meet the cobbler who lost his thumb and replaced it with a toe
This Morning: The Man With a Toe For a Thumb


Daily Mail: Patient and surgeon give a thumbs up for implant that treats arthritis in the hands
BBC Insite Health: Mr Chris Bainbridge, Consultant Hand Surgeon at Pulvertaft Hand Centre Derby, spoke to BBC Radio 4’s Inside Health programme about the innovative procedure available to our patients with osteoarthritis of the thumb


Derbyshire Live: Horrific accident sees woman lose finger trying to save a few pennies
Daily Mail: Dairy farmer who accidentally stuck her hand into a milk bottling machine and had her thumb chopped off is ‘thrilled’ as surgeons replace the digit with her ring finger


Labmate online: HEE Supports Partnership Agreement


ITV News: New hope with life-changing treatment at Derby hospital


BBC News Channel: Hand surgery unit opens new home
BBC News Channel: Boy thriving after rare surgery


BBC News: Prince William in sling after finger surgery