BSSH is the information and education body for Hand Surgery in the UK. We strive to improve the care of patients who suffer from hand injuries and hand disorders through education and research, and by promoting and directing the development of Hand Surgery. The Society is a member of the Federation of European Societies for the Surgery of the Hand (FESSH).


The Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume) is now on Twitter! The JHS(E) Twitter handle is JHSEur
October 2015 Journal Watch for BSSH members
The BSSH flexor tendon and open fracture audit is due to start data collection on 1 July 2015. If you are interested in contributing to this audit please go to this link
FESSH training awards - 7 awards each year, valued at up to € 4,000 each

Forthcoming events

ICHS 6.5: The Child's Hand and Tumours
Registration now open
    29-30 January 2016 | Manchester Conference Centre
BSSH Spring Scientific Meeting
Submission of abstracts now open
    28-29 April 2016 | Royal College of Surgeons, London