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Courses / conferences

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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About the Journal

journallogoHAND THERAPY - the international, peer-reviewed journal of the British Association of Hand Therapists Ltd and official journal of the 

European Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy (formerly known as British Journal of Hand Therapy)

Print ISSN 1758-9983

Online ISSN 1758-9991  (on-line archive available from 2002 onwards)

** PLEASE NOTE: BAHT members can access the Hand Therapy journal online for free. To do so please login to the members-only area and access the journal by clicking on ‘BAHT Journals’.**

Published quarterly on behalf of BAHT by SAGE

Hand Therapy contains articles and short reports on the theory and practice of hand therapy and related fields. Hand Therapy is a peer-reviewed journal and is not limited to the practice of physiotherapy and occupational therapy for the hand, but includes related fields such as surgery.

Hand Therapy is seeking original article submissions for publication. Hand Therapy is aimed at hand therapists and surgeons, occupational therapists and physiotherapists and other hand specialists. You are welcome to contact the Editor if you wish to discuss your submission and seek further advice. Manuscript submission must be made here

Subscriptions include on-line access of current issue and archive. Members of BAHT will receive the journal as part of their membership fee.  BAHT members can get full-text access through the membership area only by logging in with their username and password.