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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

RSTN Trials Day 2019 - Cardiff, Friday 14th June 2019

RSTN Trials Day 2019 - Cardiff, Friday 14th June 2019 Join us for this year's trials day! "Getting It Right First Time" theme Abstract submission... Read more

Ex-BSSH President to receive OBE

BSSH are delighted to announce that ex-President, Professor Simon Kay, who performed the UK’s first double hand transplant and has been awarded an OBE for his... Read more

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BSSH Spring Scientific Meeting 2019

  The combined 2019 BSSH / BAHT Spring Scientific Meeting will take place on 24-26 April at the Great Hall, Swansea University Bay Campus Great... Read more

Reconstructing the Stereotype 2019

Imperial College Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Society are proud to present the anticipated ‘Reconstructing the Stereotype 2019’... 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