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Our aim

To promote safe, effective and high quality hernia surgery throughout the U.K

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Welcome to the website of the British Hernia Society

Our aim is to promote safe, effective and high quality hernia surgery throughout the U.K

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.



BHS Annual General Meeting

Our first AGM is to be held via a virtual conference on 3rd March 2021 at 18:00 hours.

The main aim of this meeting will be to ratify our BHS constitution as well as confirm our charitable status which has been awarded to us by the Charities Commission. At the AGM we will also discuss our financial position, proposed EHS Manchester 2022 date changes and progress on our much-awaited hernia registry.

Please download draft versions of British Hernia Society Constitution and Financial Regulations that will be discussed for approval at the upcoming Annual General Meeting, by clicking the buttons provided below.

We will be very grateful if you can please set some time aside for this meeting and if you have any questions please do ask.

An invite as well as a finalised agenda will be sent via email to all members closer to the meeting date.

  • Membership is free

    The benefits of membership include:

    • Busy surgeon - keep up to date with the latest guidelines and quality publications on hernia surgery.
    • Access to online learning.
    • Have your say in outcomes assessment.