Dear Colleagues,

It is our great pleasure to invite you to the 4th European Hand Injury Prevention Congress which will be held on 19-20 September 2016 in Oxford, UK. This congress is organised by the FESSH Hand Injury Prevention Committee, a sub-committee of the FESSH trauma committee.

This congress focuses on topics related to improving hand injury prevention. Our aim is to share best practice from around the World in order to promote hand injury prevention measures that effectively reduce hand injuries.

We are inviting abstracts on the following topics: the incidence and type of hand injuries in Europe; the epidemiology of hand injuries; hand injury prevention methods; efficacy of hand injury prevention; and national hand trauma care, strategies and organizations.