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Discover more about hand surgery and hand therapy, Find information on common hand conditions and download an information leaflet. Learn more


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The Society's aim is to  promote the development of Hand Surgery and to foster and co-ordinate education study and research in Hand Surgery  This area is for professional information. Learn more

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'Working for the Future' FESSH 2018, Copenhagen

'Working for the Future' FESSH 2018, Copenhagen

Last week (13-16 June 2018), 2,100 delegates from 67 countries descended on Copenhagen for the 2108 FESSH Congress in what has now become a truly global annual... Read more

Blue Book on the Management of Distal Radial Fractures

The BSSH and the BOA have collaborated to produce best practice guidelines on the management of distal radial fractures.  The full document can be viewed here. The... Read more

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ICHS 7.4: Fractures, Joint Injuries, Arthritis

Course 4 in the 7th series of Instructional Courses in Hand Surgery is focussed on Fractures, Joint Injuries and Arthritis. The course consists of  one... Read more

BSSH Cadaveric Masterclass in Arthroplasty of the Hand and Wrist

The coveted BSSH Masterclass for 2018 will cover hand and wrist arthroplasty. The course will run in conjunction with the established ICHS course 7.4 (Fractures, Joint... Read more

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Benefits of Membership

Members are registered medical practitioners of consultant or equivalent status and permanently established surgeons working in the UK who have given evidence of satisfactory scientific and practical attainments in hand surgery, and practitioners in allied disciplines of medicine who are interested. More information can be viewed here.

How to become a member of BSSH