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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

UK National Hand Registry (formerly the Audit Database)

UK National Hand Registry (formerly the Audit Database) The BSSH Audit database is evolving to into the UK National Hand Registry.  This reflects several... Read more

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The 5th Hand Diploma Revision Course

The 5th Hand Diploma Revision Course

An intensive two-day preparatory course aimed at candidates about to sit the British/European Hand Diploma examination. The emphasis of the course is a focussed... Read more

Esser Masterclass: OSTEO-ARTHRITIS

A two-day course with theoretical and practical sessions with surgical procedures that are available for hand and wrist osteoarthritis. The practical sessions will be... 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