Name and Position

Miss Claire Edwards

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 286145


Department Page: Orthopaedics and Trauma

Specialities: Hand and wrist surgery

Special clinical interests: Dupuytren’s disease, Hand Arthritis,

Research interests: Orthopaedic infection, Dupuytrens disease

Secretary: Helen van Raalte

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies: Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, British Orthopaedic Association, British Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Degrees & Universities: BM BCh  University of Oxford,  PhD – Staphylococcal biofilms – University of Nottingham, FRCS (Tr and Orth)

GMC number: 4324032       

Professional Expertise: I qualified from Oxford University and undertook surgical training in Nottingham. After working on the BBC series “The Ship” I completed a PhD on S.Aureus biofilms. I trained in Trauma and Orthopaedics in Trent before undertaking hand fellowships at the Pulvertaft Unit in Derby and an advanced training post in Sheffield. I am the lead clinician for hand trauma. Other interests include wrist instability and Dupuytrens disease. I play piano, clarinet and violin supporting my interest in musicians’ hand problems. I founded the Norwich Biofilms Group.

Personal Profile: I enjoy spending time outside with my husband and two young children,