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BSSH is the information and education body for Hand Surgery in the UK. We strive to improve the care of patients who suffer from hand injuries and hand disorders through education and research, and by promoting and directing the development of Hand Surgery. The Society is a member of the Federation of European Societies for the Surgery of the Hand (FESSH). Find out more
Our Patients area contains extensive information on common hand conditions and injuries. In this section you can find out more about the specialty of Hand Surgery and Therapy, and gain access to a list of BSSH Members and Hand Therapists. Read more
Meet the new BSSH Council for 2021! This year we welcome our new President Sue Fullilove along with a number of fresh and familiar faces. To find out more about who is leading the Society and its committees this year click here
The BSSH offers a number of annual Bursaries and Prizes, ranging from education and travel, to medical electives, various essay and poster prizes and much more. Find out more and apply
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Welcome to the patients area.
If you are a member of the public looking for information about a hand condition or injury, or would like to identify a hand surgeon or therapist in your area, our patients area is for you. 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
05 March 2021
2021 presents an unprecedented time for women in surgery, exemplified by the fact that the BSSH, BAPRAS, BAAPS, and the ABS all currently have female Presidents, with a...
22 February 2021
We are delighted to announce the prestigious BSSH Lectureships for 2021:
The Harold Bolton Lecturer will be Carlos Heras-Palou
The Douglas Lamb Lecturer...
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