Welcome to the

British Elbow & Shoulder Society

We are here to promote the development and advancement of science and health care in the practice of shoulder and elbow surgery by fostering education, research and clinical excellence amongst surgeons and allied health professionals.

Pump priming grants

Apply for a BESS pump priming research grant. Closing date 7 August 2020

Shoulder pain resource

BESS patient resource in conjunction with NHS GIRFT

COVID-19 information

Patient resource: Information for patients and professionals on how to manage non-urgent shoulder and elbow problems during the COVID-19 outbreak

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Get in touch


020 7269 5200

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C/O The Royal College of Surgeons of England 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE