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About Us

The British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery is a not-for-profit charity and Company limited by Guarantee. It was formed in 1953 for “the advancement and improvement of education in orthopaedic surgery and allied branches of surgery”, achieved through publication of The Bone & Joint Journal (formerly known as JBJS (Br)), and related activities.  The Society owns and publishes The Bone & Joint Journal, Bone & Joint Research and Bone & Joint 360.

The Society’s Council of Management is shown below.

Mr Tim Wilton, Chairman Mr Martin Bircher, Treasurer
Miss Deborah Eastwood, Secretary  Mr Fergal Monsell
Mr Ananda Nanu, President, BOA (ex-officio)    


About Bone & Joint

Bone & Joint is an online resource developed by The British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery, the owners and publishers of The Bone & Joint Journal (formerly known as JBJS (Br)).

The Bone & Joint Journal, Bone & Joint Research and Bone & Joint360 are all publications from Bone & Joint.

About The Bone & Joint Journal (formerly known as JBJS (Br))

Bone & Joint Journal (formerly known as JBJS (Br)) was first published in February 1948 and shared the title The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery  with the American Volume. The two volumes are editorially and operationally independent, and JBJS (Br) is now known as The Bone & Joint Journal. If you are interested in a detailed history of JBJS (Br), listen to our podcast on the subject by Frank Horan. The Editorial Board are detailed here.

About Orthopaedic Proceedings

Orthopaedic Proceedings is a free supplement to The Bone & Joint Journal and publishes abstracts from major orthopaedic meetings around the world. Online access to Orthopaedic Proceedings is also free. Browse or search the contents here.

About Bone & Joint Research

Bone & Joint Research is a gold open access journal, launched in October 2011. BJR publishes articles in all areas of musculoskeletal science such as bioengineering, regenerative medicine, stem cells, information, immunology, infection, cancer genetics, genomics, metabolomics, proteomics and clinical trials.

BJR is included in PubMed and available in PubMed Central, and has an Impact Factor of 2.597.

About Bone & Joint360

Bone & Joint360 is a bimonthly digest journal created to help busy orthopaedic surgeons stay up-to-date with the global literature. The internationally renowned Editorial Board of 360 select articles from over 55 international journals and summarise by them by specialty, giving the reader the bottom-line clinical message in one quick read.

Our offices

The British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery
22 Buckingham Street

T: +44 (0) 20 7782 0010
F: +44 (0) 20 7782 0995

Managing Director
Peter Richardson
Head of Editorial Publishing Services
Emma Vodden
Head of Operations
Michael Searle
Head of Marketing & Sales
Emma Barnes