The Pulvertaft Hand Centre

is a long-established specialist hand surgery centre within the Royal Derby Hospital that treats a wide range of conditions of the hand and wrist.

The department runs postgraduate courses for doctors, nurses and therapists; the department also runs a course for local GPs on common elective hand surgery conditions.

patient information

Patient Information

Pulvertaft Hand Centre treats traumatic conditions of the hand. With dedicated facilities including outpatients and 3 theatres, the 9 consultants treat most conditions from the wrist to the finger tip.

Our team of specialist hand therapists treat conditions both post-operatively or by direct referral for conservative treatment. Our innovative approach results in the development and use of new and pioneering treatment.

Find out more about us and what treatments we offer here

book a place on our courses

Book on to a course

You can book a place on one of our courses directly from this website. Check out our forthcoming courses on the Courses page

See our upcoming courses

future courses

Introduction to Hand Therapy BAHT Level 1 Course - 29 Nov to 1 Dec 2017 - COURSE FULL
29 Nov 
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Assessment and Management of Acute Hand Injuries February 2018
9 Feb 
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Hand Fracture Fixation March 2018

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Wrist Fracture Workshop March 2018
16 Mar 
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Ultrasound Imaging of the Hand - 18 May 2018
18 May 
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Advanced Course in Acute Hand Injuries in Adults 6 July 2018
6 Jul 
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web courses

Radiation Protection Mini C Arm course 2017- Online Web Course
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latest news and announcements from the pulvertaft hand centre

Do you have:


  • Pain at the base of your thumb

  • Painful joints in your fingers

We are recruiting patients for research studies into all of these conditions.

Please ask your doctor in our clinic if you would like to know more details and to be involved in the trials or contact us on our email


For any booked appointments query please contact:

Please don't use the enquiries email address below to change appointments.