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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 Funded Research

BAHT 2018 Research Grant - NOW OPEN

The call for applications for the 2018 BAHT Research Grant is now open!

We welcome applications for research on any area of hand therapy practice, but this year we are especially keen to support research that addresses any of the top 10 research priorities identified by BSSH/James Lind Alliance. Please see the BSSH website for the full list

BAHT have £20,000 available to support one large piece of research or several smaller projects; so if you are thinking of setting up a local research project or audit and require funding to buy additional equipment or research time, please get in touch.

Amount available: £20,000

Criteria: You must be a current BAHT member and the research must not form part of a professional or educational qualification.· Please see the guidance notes for grant applications for more details BAHT Research Grant .

How to apply: Please download the application form from the Research section of the BAHT website (or use link above).

Application deadline: 01/02/2018

Please contact if you have any questions or would like any additional information.




Examples of BAHT funded research projects can be seen here


For details of a CSP-funded bursary available see here