Sarah Mee

Sarah Mee
MSc, PG Dip, Dip COT, SROT

Currently the Consultant Hand Therapist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Regional Hand and Wrist unit, Sarah is a highly specialised hand therapist with more than 28 years of experience in hand and wrist therapy. Sarah has been a partner and teacher in NES Hand Therapy Training for 20 years.

Her first senior hand therapy post was at Mount Vernon Hospital. She went on to establish the hand units at UCH, East Grinstead and Chelsea & Westminster Hospitals.

2000 - Current

PARTNER AND TEACHER

NES Hand Therapy Training

2000 - Current

CONSULTANT HAND THERAPIST

Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust.  Regional Wrist and Hand Unit, adult and paediatric trauma and acquired conditions.

1992 - 2000

SENIOR HAND THERAPIST / HEAD OT

Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, West Sussex. Hands, Burns, Plastics and Rheumatology

1990 - 1992

SENIOR OT

University College Hospital, London. Hands and Burns

1998 - 1990

SENIOR OT

Mount Vernon Hospital, London. Hands, Burns, Amputees, Neurology

BASIC GRADE OT

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn

2004 - 2012

MSC HAND THERAPY

University of Derby

1992 - 1995

PG DIP BIOMECHANICS

University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

1983 - 1986

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Welsh School of Occupational Therapy, Cardiff

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • The Royal College of Occupational Therapists
  • The Health and Care Professions Council
  • The British Association of Hand Therapists
2006 - Current

ROYAL COLLEGE OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS CONSULTANTS GROUP

Member

2000 - 2004

BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF HAND THERAPISTS EDUCATION SUB-COMMITTEE (BAHT ESC)

Member and Chair

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • BAHT Validated courses since 1994
  • MSc Hand Therapy tutor, Malmo, Sweden
  • Bespoke courses in UK, Ireland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand
  • Speaker at International Congresses in Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, USA,  Switzerland, Argentina
  • Tutor for BSSH Hand Diploma
  • Tutor and Examiner for FRCS Orthopaedic Exams
  • Tutor and Faculty member for AO UK Hand and Wrist
2012

ACCREDITED HAND THERAPIST (BAHT)

Re-Accredited 2018.

2010

BAHT HAND THERAPIST OF THE YEAR

2020

Cooper’s FUNDAMENTALS OF HAND THERAPY

Wrote chapter on Wrist Instabilities -published 2020

2017

OXFORD HANDBOOK

Edited chapters in Oxford handbook published 2017

2012

SURGERY AND REHABILITATION OF THE HAND

Edited chapters in Surgery and Rehabilitation of the Hand 2012

2012 onwards

JOURNAL ARTICLES

1. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. Clinical measurement of dart throwing motion of the wrist: variability, accuracy and correction.  April 2018

2. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume)  Ultrasound changes in the extensor pollicis longus and flexor pollicis longus tendons following open reduction and internal fixation of displaced intra-articular fractures of the distal radius. June 25, 2012

 

SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • Anatomy and biomechanics
  • Management of wrist and hand trauma
  • Splinting techniques
  • Team management, service development and teaching

Other team members:

Nicola Goldsmith

MSc Dip COT SROT

Nicola is a highly specialised hand therapist with clinical, managerial and business development experience

Elaine Juzl

MSc Grad Dip Phys MCSP

Elaine is a highly specialised hand therapist with a special interest and a Masters degree in ergonomics