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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

We need to raise awareness of hand specialists to improve patient outcomes

If more patients with a hand problem see a hand specialist from the outset, we can ensure better patient outcomes, a more streamlined process and savings to vital NHS... Read more

Pioneering BSSH Surgeon receives OBE

Pioneering BSSH Surgeon receives OBE

OBE awarded to pioneering BSSH surgeon who has transformed the lives of countless children through her many years of dedicated work in hand and upper limb surgery.... Read more

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Surgical-Art Hand Fracture Fixation Course

A unique and well-structured course using specially crafted anatomical animal bone constructs to learn and practice hand fracture fixations. The aim is to familiarise... Read more

Tetrahand World Congress

The Tetrahand Congress 2018 in Nottwil, Switzerland. This will be the 12th International Congress on Surgery and Rehabilitation of the Upper Extremity in... 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