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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

IFSSH & IFSHT Congress London 2022

The British Society for Surgery of the Hand and the British Association for Hand Therapy are proud to host the joint congress of... Read more

Multidisciplinary understanding of CRPS will help address this horrendous condition

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a very severe and unusual disorder of the body, most commonly affecting a hand or a foot. It can be devastating, causing such... Read more

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The German Congress of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery (DKOU)

The German Congress of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery (DKOU) annually taking place in Berlin is the largest European medical convention in our field with more than... Read more

Royal College Advanced Certificate in Clinical Education

The Royal College Certificate in Clinical Education covers all essential trainer prerequisites and provides learning opportunities specifically tailored to suit the... 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