President’s Monthly Update – Jan 2021

January 2021 – Monthly BHS Update Dear BHS Members Welcome to the first monthly update of the new year in which I would like to highlight the following: Looking Ahead to 2021 We are all acutely aware that COVID-19 continues to dominate the landscape for our patients, our practices and our communities, and there is […]

Latest Document on Surgical Prioritisation

In circumstances where resources are limited, such as occurred due to COVID-19 effects on health systems, prioritisation of treatment for different conditions is a difficult, but necessary process . The BHS and experts in the field of hip surgery have undertaken a formal consensus exercise to create a prioritisation document for hip surgery. The BHS […]

President’s Monthly Update – Dec 2020

December 2020 – Monthly BHS Update Dear BHS Members For our December news update, I would like to highlight: The BHS Annual Meeting 2021 We are delighted to announce that the BHS will go ahead with a face-to-face meeting in 2021, to be held in Bournemouth from Wednesday 9th June to Friday 11th June 2021. […]

Presidents Monthly Update – Nov 2020

Dear BHS Members, For our November news update, I would like to highlight: The BHS Annual Meeting 2021 It is self-evident that the second wave of COVID 19 is upon us, and over the last month the governments of our home nations have announced a series of restrictions, culminating most recently with the announcement of […]

President’s Monthly Update – Oct 2020

October 2020 – Monthly BHS Update  Dear BHS Members  For our October news update I would like to highlight:  Welcome to Panopto!  One of the prime functions of the BHS is sharing knowledge and to that end we are  delighted to announce a major development in our functionality and capacity, with  the launch of the […]

Abstract Submission is NOW OPEN

Abstract Submission is NOW OPEN (14th September) and will close on 31st December 2020. Please click this LINK to use Oxford Abstracts to submit your work (both Oral and Poster presentations), this requires you to sign up to Oxford Abstracts – if you already have an account you should still be able to use that account […]

Letter on knee revision surgery in England

The BOA, BHS and BASK, wish to inform our members about developments in the way that complex joint replacement surgery will be provided in England. This is a pilot project that will initially affect revision knee replacements but will potentially apply to revision hip replacement next and then other subspecialties in future.The BOA, BHS and […]

Statement for patients about hip and knee replacement implants

The British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), British Hip Society (BHS) and British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK) have released a joint statement regarding the recent Daily Mail coverage about implants used for hip and knee replacement surgery. Read the full statement HERE