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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 UK Regional Hand Therapy Groups

There are currently 10 regional groups in the UK .Each of the groups shown here are affiliated to BAHT but run independently and are organised voluntarily by local hand therapists.

The groups all have different arrangements for meetings in terms of frequency and format (see each for details) but aim to improve networking and information sharing amongst regional hand therapists .

London and South-East Hand Therapy Group

Group organiser is Megan Blakeway.

Please contact for further information re meetings and events or see 'Regional Events' page.

Wessex Hand Club

The Wessex Hand Club is a joint meeting of hand therapists and hand surgeons in Wessex

South Wales Regional Hand Therapy Group

The South Wales Regional Hand Therapy Group is well established and covers a large geographical area from Fishguard to Chepstow.

Nottingham Hand Therapy Group

The Nottingham Hand Therapy Group has been running for over 10 years.

South West Peninsula Group

The South West Peninsula Group is currently inactive.

Scottish Hand Therapists group

The Scottish Hand Therapists group reformed in March 2007 after quiet few years.

North West Hand Therapy Group

The North West Hand Therapy Group was established over 15 years ago. It serves a large area incorporating Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Lancashire and Cheshire.

Gloucestershire Hand Therapists Liaison Group

The Gloucestershire Hand Therapists Liaison Group was set up approximately 10 years ago. Our aims are: