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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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BSSH Spring Scientific Meeting 2019

  The combined 2019 BSSH / BAHT Spring Scientific Meeting will take place on 25-26 April at the Great Hall, Swansea University Bay Campus Great... Read more

Principles of Casting for Orthopaedic Trainees Course

Taught by experienced clinicians and plaster technicians, this course will provide you with skills for upper and lower body casting. With a maximum of 20 participants... 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