IMG_4163Mr. Zaf Naqui BSc(Hons), MBBS, MRCS (Eng), MSc (Orth. Engin.), FRCS (Tr. & Orth.), Br. Dip Hand Surg., Eur. Dip Hand Surg.

I qualified at University College London. Following my house jobs in London, I completed Basic and Higher surgical training in Manchester. I undertook Fellowships in the Hand & Upper Limb at Wrightington Hospital, South Manchester Plastic Surgery Unit and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston USA. I was appointed a Consultant in 2008. I work closely with Mr. Muir to provide a specialist Hand & Wrist Injury service. Along with Mr. Muir and the Hand Therapy Team we aim to provide a specialist hand surgery service.

All fellows, trainees, students and clinical attachments should contact my NHS secretary, Natalie Connor (Email: natalie.connor@srft.nhs.uk, Tel: 0161 206 4876), in advance of your placement.

Timetable:

Weeks 1 and 3

  Mon Tue Wed (OnCall Wk3) Thu Fri
0730 Post Take W/R (Wk3)
0800 Team In-Pt W/R Pre-op W/R Post Take W/R (Wk3)
0815 Team In-Pt W/R Theatre Team Brief Theatre Team Brief
0830 Trauma Meet Trauma Meet Trauma Meet
Am   Hand Elective Clinic Elective List Hand & Wrist Trauma list  
Pm   Hand & Wrist Injury Clinic Elective List Hand & Wrist Trauma list  
Eve     Elective List    

Weeks 2 and 4

  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
0800 Team In-Pt W/R Pre-op W/R
0815 Team In-Pt W/R Theatre Team Brief
0830 Trauma Meet Trauma Meet
Am   Hand Elective Clinic Elective List
   
Pm   Hand & Wrist Injury Clinic Elective List     
Eve     Elective List    

Expectations

Honesty, punctuality, communication, enthusiasm & attention to detail (including yourself)! If you would like to scrub into a case, please make sure you have read the patient’s notes and viewed their images prior to attending theatre. All patient information is available online, theatre lists are available in advance from my secretary.

Visiting Fellows & Clinical Attachments

The Salford Royal Hand Unit hosts FESSH Travelling Award Fellows (to apply click here). In advance of your placement please ensure that you have full clearance from SRFT Human Resources department (email: michelle.sopi@srft.nhs.uk). Please report to my secretary Natalie at 8am on your first day. You are to attend Ward B6 at 8.00 am daily, where the team meets and will shadow the Hand Unit CST or ST on the days that I am not on site.

British Advanced Training Post (ATP) Interface Hand Fellows

The Salford Royal Hand Unit hosts BSSH ATP Fellows (for further information click here). BSSH Hand Diploma tutorials are held after the hand trauma list every Thursday afternoon. It is useful to set out a schedule of tutorials with the other Fellows at the start of your placement. Please note that I deliver tutorials for Unit 3 (Fractures & Joint Injuries of the Hand & Wrist) & Unit 4 (Osteoarthritis and Inflammatory Disorders of the Hand & Wrist).

CST/ST Surgical Trainees

Please submit your work-place based assessments (WBAs) through the ICSP page.

GPVTS Trainees

Please submit your work-place based assessments (WBAs) through the ticket code system on the RCGP page.

Medical Students 

Please report to my secretary at 8am on your first day. You are to attend Ward B6 at 8.00 am daily and will shadow the Hand Team CT or ST on the days that I am not on site.

You may be undertaking a 3rd Year Personal Excellence Pathway (PEP), 4th Year Student Selected Component (SSC) or 5th Year Student Assistantship (SA). It is often helpful to email my secretary at natalie.connor@srft.nhs.uk in advance to organise an audit or project if this is something that interests you. Please use the Medlea system to communicate.