• Who is Zaf Naqui?

    Who is Zaf Naqui?

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  • Awarded Examiners EBHS certificate June 2021

    Lovely to be awarded the prestigious examiners certificate from @FESSHEurope today. It was an unprecedented year with over 100 candidates from across the world. Taking part for now my 8th year is one of the most enjoyable and rewarding things I do. Maintaining standards in Hand Surgery is critical to patient safety and the better outcomes from

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  • Annual European Hand Surgery Exams (EBHD)

    I was delighted to help deliver this years prestigious European Board Hand Diploma Exam for the 8th year running. I joined 30 elite examiners from across Europe, invigilating over 100 hand surgeons from across the world. Maintaining high standards in hand surgery care is paramount and I am delighted to continue to be part of

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  • BBC Radio 2 Live Phone in clinic

    I was delighted to be invited by @theJeremyVine on @BBCRadio2 for a live phone in clinic to discuss hand problems on behalf of the @BSSHand. Was a lot of fun and we covered many of the common hand conditions that we all suffer from as well as some other unusual ones.  

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  • Surgeon’s view: why I value appraisal and patient feedback

    Surgeon’s view: why I value appraisal and patient feedback

    Consultant hand and wrist surgeon, Zaf Naqui, writes about his experience of collecting patient feedback and how it has influenced his medical practice. In my opinion, continued professional development (CPD) is a vital strand in enabling patient safety and high quality care in a constantly changing healthcare environment. I see it as a privilege afforded

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  • BSSH Instructional Courses in Hand Surgery

    BSSH Instructional Courses in Hand Surgery

    This week we held the BSSH Instructional Courses in Hand Surgery. These are now in their 18th year; delegates and faculty convene in Manchester twice a year to learn about all aspects of Hand Surgery. Here I was with President Dai Newington delivering a mock examination to a senior surgeon in training. I believe these

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  • Hand Trauma Symposium, Derby

    Hand Trauma Symposium, Derby

    Today I took part in BSSH Hand Trauma Symposium, held in Derby. Experts from around the UK came together to discuss how Hand Trauma is being managed around the country and what can be done to improve the standards and timeliness of Hand Trauma Care. There were some very exciting developments around the use of

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  • Manchester Accident & Emergency Study Day

    Manchester Accident & Emergency Study Day

    This week I had the pleasure of being invited to the Manchester Accident and Emergency and Urgent Care centre study day. I was invited to host an interactive session on the assessment and management of conditions of the hand and wrist in the emergency setting. Front line staff, who deliver care within emergency departments and

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