Britain"s first hand transplant to be performed in NHS hospital next year

Britain”s first hand transplant to be performed in NHS hospital next year Surgeons are to carry out Britain’s first hand transplant, giving hope to those who have suffered terrible injuries. It involves plastic surgeons carefully stitching on one from a donor, and a new NHS unit will be set up for the procedure. Professor Simon Kay, who is spearheading the facility at Leeds Teaching Hospital, said the first procedure would be carried out next year and five or six people had already come forward as potential recipients