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The 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 FESSH.
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The LION Hand Unit is an autonomous not-for-profit institution in Malawi where BSSH and BAHT aim to work with and train local surgeons, trainees and therapists to deliver and educate in patient care.
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The BSSH offers a number of annual grants, bursaries and prizes, ranging from education and travel, to medical electives, various essay and poster prizes, and much more.
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Every other month the Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume) brings together an international faculty of experts, authors and fellows to discuss recent papers and facilitate engaging discussions regarding shared practice and innovation in hand surgery.
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Welcome to the patients area.
If you are a member of the public looking for information about a hand condition or injury, or would like to identify a hand surgeon or therapist in your area, our patients area is for you. Learn more
Welcome to the professionals area.
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
30 May 2022
The BSSH has a wealth of material stored at the BSSH offices at the Royal College of Surgeons including many items of interest from the early days of the...
25 May 2022
Several BSSH pathways have now been published on the GIRFT Best Practice Library:
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Pathway
Traumatic amputation of digits,...
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