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Our aim
To promote safe, effective and high quality hernia surgery throughout the U.K
Obligation to our patients
To provide an unbiased, objective source of informations for patients
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Welcome to the website of The British Hernia Society​

The British Hernia Society provides leadership with regard to hernia surgery both nationally and internationally. We are involved with training, keeping surgeons up to date with latest hernia guidelines, and the development of robust outcome assessment for hernia surgery .We also aim to act as an authoritative unbiased resource of hernia information for surgeons, GPs, other healthcare professionals and patients. If there is any hernia related information that you cannot find on the site please contact us.

13th British Hernia Society Conference

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Sub Committees

BHS Registry

The BHS Registry sub-committee was formed as an operational group to develop the new BHS Registry. This project for theBHS will steer the course of product development in the years to come.


The AWR Subcommittee recognise the rapid and widespread developments in hernia management in the last decade. We aim to support  specialists units to provide more complex repairs.

Education & Training

The BHS Education sub committee aim to establish the current educational activity in hernia surgery in the UK. We aim to establish a network in hernia surgery education and to develop programs of education.

Upcoming Hernia Courses

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British Hernia Society (BHS) - statement of Equality and Diversity

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