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Toe-rrific hand surgery saves cobbler David's career after accident

A cobbler who lost his thumb has been able to return to the job he loves after surgeons at UHDB sewed one of his big toes onto his hand in its place. 

David Lee was trimming the heel of a shoe in his shop when he suddenly became tangled in the machine and, to his horror, watched his severed thumb drop onto the floor.

After freeing himself from the machine, David’s first thought wasn’t about the pain – or lack of it – in his hand, but instead about how he would be able to earn a living after the accident.

Sepsis Survivors Group February meeting

On Wednesday 12 February, UHDB and UK Sepsis Trust are hosting a Support Group for people who have been affected by Sepsis.

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