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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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BAHT Research Grant Winners

BAHT Research Grant Winners

Donna Kennedy
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London
The Evaluation of Post-Surgical Scar Hypersensitivity in the Hand (the ESCHER study)

Caroline Miller
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
How reliable is manual muscle testing and does it correlate with functional and quality of life measures in patients with upper brachial plexus Injuries?

Katherine Butler
London Hand Therapy
Physical rehabilitation for task specific focal hand dystonia: a feasibility study

Nicola Clift (first place)
Murrayfield Hospital
A study to investigate the interrater reliability of goniometric measurement of dart throwers motion in symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals

Katherine Butler (second place)
London Hand Therapy
An epidemiological study into focal hand dystonia in professional musicians: a long term follow-up of 85 cases

Cormac Ryan
Teeside University
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for patients with upper limb complex regoinal pain syndrome: A feasibility study

Lucia Ramsey
Occupational therapists' and patients' experiences of wrist splints in rheumatoid arthritis: focus group studies