British Association of Hand Therapists

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NEW COURSE: 13th Southampton Hand Course - 'Hand Emergencies'

Login to the members area to download our AGM Minutes 2017 

Have your say in the future of physiotherpy - Physiotherapy Priority Setting Partnership: Final Workshop

More exciting BAHT Level I & II Validated Courses added - view details

iSARAH, RA Hand Exercise Training, free online course for Physios and OTs

View details of the next Midlands Regional Group meeting in Nottinham




Postoperative Hand Therapy Practice Patterns Following Trapeziectomy - Please·take part in this student survey - deadline·22/12/2017

Starting out in Research - 2 short courses on Getting Started



The Centre for Evidence Based Hand Surgery (Nottingham) have recently launched the HandSRev database. This is a listing of systematic reviews relevant to hand surgery (and hand therapy). An excellent resource and great place to start when looking for the latest evidence...

Useful document with staffing recommendations in hand therapy: Hand surgery in the UK: Manpower, resources, standards and training (BSSH 2007)

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The British Association of Hand Therapists (BAHT) is a registered UK charity and clinical interest group for anyone interested in the rehabilitation of hands. We aim to support our members in their professional development as hand therapists, including the progression of specialist knowledge, clinical skills and  their understanding of the profession.

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Benefits of BAHT Membership

Our members enjoy:

  • An annual subscription to 'Hand Therapy', a peer reviewed scientific journal - please note that student members will receive an electronic rather than a hard copy of the journal.
  • Discounts on BAHT accredited courses
  • BAHT annual conference, joining every 3 years with the British Society for Surgeons of the Hand
  • Bursaries to help pay for conference and courses
  • Research grants
  • Access to a network of other hand therapists for advice, support and debate through a website forum
  • The opportunity to attend educational meetings around the UK at BAHT-affiliated regional groups
  • Regular news and updates from the hand therapy world through our E-Bulletin and our close links to the European and International Hand Therapy Federations.
  • Affiliations with EFSHT and IFSHT through BAHT's membership status.

Membership Fee

Membership runs from 1st February each year to 31st January the following year. Please refer to our membership form above for the latest membership fees.

Joining part way through a year

Members joining part way through our membership year will have electronic access to all previous journals and will enjoy all other benefits for the remaining months of that year.

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