Welcome to the British Hip Society

Sharing Knowledge, Improving Patient Care

The British Hip Society (BHS) supports training, education and research to promote the very best care for patients with hip related conditions. The Society works closely with allied professional bodies to advise on standards of care for patients and welcomes hip specialty surgeons, at all career stages, to our membership, including trainees, SAS grades and consultants.

The British Hip Society (BHS) is allied to our Professional organisation – the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA). The latter is a Registered Charity whose objectives are “the advancement for the public benefit of the science art and practice of Orthopaedic surgery”.

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Who We Are

A group of professional surgeons who promote training, education and research to ensure the very best care for patients, with hip related conditions.


We welcome hip specialty surgeons, at all career stages to our membership; including trainees, SAS grades and consultants.

We Are Social

Follow us on Social Media and keep up to date with our latest reports, letters  and events, as well as insight into sector-related news.


New Midweek Virtual Event Series Begins 14th April

The Education Committee of the BHS is delighted to announce a new series of virtual events. The events will take place on the second Wednesday of each month (apart from June 2021) from 18:30-19:30 hrs (UK time) between now and April 2022. Each event will have one moderator and feature three

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Response to BJJ article on impact of COVID in THR patients

Statement from the BOA, BHS and BASK regarding newly published study about patients awaiting surgery 23 March 2021 A paper published today in the Bone and Joint Journal (1) has highlighted grave concerns about the very poor quality of life experienced by a proportion of patients waiting for hip and

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Join Us

Everything that you need to know about joining our organisation, types and conditions of membership, as well as associated annual costs.


The NAHR is a national register of operations on, or around the hip other than hip replacements and operations carried as a consequence of acute trauma to the hip.