"Some people read palms to tell your future, but I read hands to tell your past. Each scar makes a story worth telling. Each callused palm, each cracked knuckle is a missed punch or years in a factory."

                                                                                                                                 

Sarah Kay

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"The difference between a helping hand and an outstretched palm, is a twist of the wrist."

 

Lawrence Leamer

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ABOUT ME

ABOUT ME

Miss Louisa Banks is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, working in North Wales (Glan Clwyd Hospital). She specialises in hand and wrist surgery.

Surgery is undertaken in the NHS only. If your enquiry relates to a consultation within the NHS, please contact the Glan Clwyd Secretarial team.

EDUCATION
  • MBChB (Leeds)

  • FRCS (Tr&Orth) (Edinburgh)

  • Masters in Medical Education (Dundee)

  • European Board of Hand Surgery (Diploma)

  • Fellow, Faculty of Surgical Trainers (Edinburgh)

EXPERIENCE

Miss Louisa Banks graduated from Leeds Medical School and rotated through: intensive care medicine; plastic surgery (including burns); general and vascular surgery; pediatric medicine and the emergency department as a junior doctor.  She  then completed her higher surgical training in Trauma & Orthopaedics in the North West of England, coupled with a year in Dublin. Louisa specialises in hand and wrist surgery and has completed Fellowships at the Internationally renowned Wrightington Upper Limb Unit and the Pulvertaft Hand Centre (Derby). She has been a consultant in North Wales since 2013.

SPECIALTIES
  • General trauma

  • Hand and wrist surgery (trauma and orthopaedics)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
  • General Medical Council (6025254)

  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand

  • Medical Protection Society

  • Hospital Consultants & Specialists Association

  • Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)

 

CONTACT ME

Please use the contact form provided.

We will endeavour to get back to you expediently. Please note that Miss Banks operates on the NHS only. If your enquiry relates to your NHS care, please contact the team at Glan Clwyd Hospital.

CONSULTING ROOMS

Meliden Community Centre,

10, Ffordd Talargoch,

Meliden,

Prestatyn,

LL19 8LA

North Wales.

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NHS ADDRESS

Room 27, Ivor Lewis Building,

Glan Clwyd Hospital,

Sarn Lane,

LL18 5UJ

North Wales

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