President’s Update – November 2023

In our latest newsletter, we have a number of exciting updates and important announcements to share with you. From the enthusiastic response to the BOA revalidation sessions in Liverpool to enlightening sessions on Hip Fracture Management and trauma, there is a lot to cover. Explore insightful talks from renowned experts, including the President of the […]

BHS Response to Sexual Misconduct in Surgery paper from WPSMS

Many of you will be aware that The Working Party on Sexual Misconduct in Surgery(WPSMS) have, today, published their findings. These have come in the form of a paper“Sexual harassment, sexual assault, and rape by colleagues in the surgical workforce, andhow women and men are living different realities: observational study using NHSpopulation-derived weights” published in […]

President’s Update – September 2023

Summer’s end marks the approaching BOA conference, and we’re excited to invite you to our BHS sessions on September 20th. We have a dynamic lineup, covering crucial topics like the management of metastatic hip disease and trauma. These sessions are curated by experts and include the President of the Australian Orthopaedic Association, Chris Morrey. In […]

President’s Update – July 2023

Dear Members, As summer holidays approach, we’re thrilled to update you on the latest BHS activity. Our recent global webinar, “Current Trends in Arthroplasty for Hip Dysplasia: The Greek Experience,” provided valuable insights into this critical topic. Stay tuned for our upcoming Indian Webinar on July 22nd, as reported by Satish Kutty, our education lead. […]

GIRFT Launch New Online Toolkit

A new online toolkit has been launched by GIRFT and the South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre (SWLEOC) to support the development of surgical hubs. The comprehensive online toolkit guides NHS colleagues through the detailed processes of setting up and running an effective surgical hub, outlining the ‘must-do’ critical steps of running a hub as […]

President’s Monthly Update – May 2023

Dear Members, I have the great pleasure of sharing some of the recent activities of the BHS Society as your new President. Vikas Khanduja as your immediate past President has taken the BHS society to unparalleled heights in terms of research, teaching and training, diversity of the membership and size of the scientific meeting and […]

RHCC Web Application Launched

Built to be best viewed on mobile devices, The Revision Hip Complexity Classification (RHCC) App is now live. The app allows users to move through the screens to describe any revision case, before collating the information and displaying on a final report page classifying the case. The user can then get a copy of the […]

President’s Monthly Update – Dec 2022 and Jan 2023

Greetings & hope you are well! I’m pleased to share the highlights of the activities that the Society has been involved in over the past two months. The BHS Forum, a two-day residential event for senior trainees and Fellows to prepare them for the Consultant role was held at the Madingley Hall in Cambridge on […]

President’s Monthly Update – September and October 2022

Dear Members, Greetings & hope you are well! Pleased to present the highlights from September & October. The inaugural BHS-AHS Travelling Fellowship concluded at the BOA annual congress in Birmingham. The fellows travelled to ten centres in the UK over three weeks and had a very fruitful educational and social experience. I am ever so […]

Rothman-Ranawat Travelling Fellowship Update

An amazing opportunity remains for those interested – applications to apply for the Rothman-Ranawat travelling fellowship to the USA remain open! Applications can be made by emailing our secretary with a short statement of intent/ interest, and a copy of your CV at This is an incredible opportunity to visit some of the worlds leading orthopaedic departments throughout the […]

President’s Monthly Update – July and August 2022

Dear Members, Greetings & hope you had a good summer and some well-deserved rest. Pleased to present the highlights from July & August. Henry Wynn Jones and his team have been busy preparing for the inaugural BHS-AHS Travelling Fellowship. It commences this week and Mr. James Sheldon, and Mr. Sunil Kumar from the UK will […]

BHS Launch Podcast Series

The British Hip Society are delighted to launch a new monthly podcast series, titled Surgical Legacies. The first episode is presented by our former president Jonathan Howell and together with guests, he discusses the legacy of Exeter and its contribution to hip surgery, a story that begins at the end of the First World War. […]

President’s Monthly Update – June 2022

Dear Members, Greetings & hope you are coping with the heatwave! Highlights from the last month. First of all, we are pleased to announce that Mr. Justin Green was successful at the BHS-ORUK Fellowship interview. Justin is an early year’s orthopaedic registrar who has been involved in clinical informatics and AI innovation within healthcare. Second, […]

Save The Date!

The 2023 BHS Annual Scientific Meeting and Instructional Course will take place from March 8th to 10th at Edinburgh International Conference Centre. The annual meeting will be held as usual over three days with the full range of Instructional sessions, podium presentations and trade support. The meeting will include the annual Charnley Lecture and the […]

President’s Monthly Update – May 2022

Dear Members, Welcome to the May Newsletter! A few highlights from the last month. First, we had our Annual Executive Away Day in Edinburgh on the 13th. A busy day with a tight agenda but a very rewarding one in terms of the output. It allowed us to plan activities for the year based on […]

BHS / AHS Travelling Fellowship 2022

The British Hip Society is pleased to announce a fantastic opportunity in the form of a new Travelling Fellowship for our members wherein two Fellows from the BHS will travel together with two Fellows from the North American Hip Society to centres of excellence in the UK over a three-week period in September 2023 culminating […]

President’s Monthly Update – April 2022

Dear Members, Welcome to our April newsletter! The ‘BHS Midweek Special’ series came to an end this month with the last episode on Tackling Bone Loss in the Revision setting being aired on the 13th. It was a successful educational venture with over 500 delegates watching the series live in the UK and over 14, […]

BHS/NAHR/ORUK Research Fellowship

The British Hip Society (BHS) and Orthopaedic Research UK (ORUK) are offering a full-time, two-year research fellowship to commence in August 2022/ Feb 2023. The purpose of the research must be to explore the NAHR data with meaningful hypothesis and examine the results of hip preservation surgery. Please see the fellowship specification for more details. […]

President’s Monthly Update – March 2022

Dear Members, Welcome to our March newsletter and my first as President of the British Hip Society. It’s been a busy four weeks since our very successful annual scientific meeting in Bournemouth which had a record attendance of over 550 delegates. The portfolio of activities of the society has expanded significantly and so has the […]

Midweek Special – Revision THR – Bone Loss

The Education Committee of the BHS is delighted to announce the latest instalment in a series of virtual events on Wednesday 13th April.  Each event has one moderator and features three members of faculty presenting case studies on a specific theme. The aim is to present nuances in decision making and discuss management with an evidence […]