About us

The aims of the BSSH are to promote and direct the development of Hand Surgery, to foster and co-ordinate education, study and research in Hand Surgery, and to disseminate knowledge of Hand Surgery among members of the medical and allied health professions.

The history of the Society is summarised here.

The BSSH sponsors scientific meetings and continuing medical educational courses. Its fellowships, bursaries and research grants support research in Hand Surgery and the training of Hand Surgeons. The Society's journal is the Journal of Hand Surgery (European volume).

BSSH is a member society of the European Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH) and the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH)

You can contact us at:

British Society for Surgery of the Hand
At the Royal College of Surgeons of England
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London WC2A 3PE
Tel: +44 (0)207 831 5162
Fax: +44 (0)207 831 4041

The BSSH is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee.  The Trustees of BSSH are listed here

Registered in England number 1213983. Registered Charity number 268396
VAT number 494 7444 04