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Welcome to the patients area.
Discover more about hand surgery and hand therapy, Find information on common hand conditions and download an information leaflet. 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

Latest News

The role of hand surgeons is more important than ever

With the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) marking its 50th anniversary last month, it is a good time to consider the status of Hand surgery in the UK. 20%... Read more

Five top tips to avoid fireworks & sparkler hand injuries

Watching fireworks is great fun and best done at a safe distance from a display organised by professionals. If you do organise your own display, it is essential that is... Read more

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ICSM Trauma Conference 2018

The ICSM Trauma Conference is Imperial College London's annual Surgical Society event. and the UK’s largest trauma conference for medical students and junior... Read more

Breast Cancer Conference 2018

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow's fourth annual breast cancer care conference will address current challenges in breast cancer... 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