Irish Association of Hand Therapy

The Irish Association of Hand Therapists was established to bring together Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists who are involved in the treatment of the hand.

Our aims are to promote education, research and evidence based practice among members, while fostering understanding and co-operation between those involved in the treatment of the hand.
Bursaries are available to members to encourage education and research in the field of hand therapy.

Full membership is open to all qualified Occupational Therapists and physiotherapists. Commercial Membership is open to any company with an interest in Hand Therapy. Associate membership is open to Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy students prior to qualification.

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OT Dept, Beaumont Hospital
Beaumont Road
Dublin 9

Society Announcements: 

Spring National Conference: Course title: A Systematic Approach to Examination, Diagnosis, Manual Therapy Treatment of the Wrist Date: April 8-10, 2016 Instructor: Ann Porretto-Loehrke, PT, DPT, CHT, COMT, CMTPT, USA
IFSHT Primary Contact / Delegate


Mary Naughton
Find a Hand Therapist Contact
If specified below, person willing to receive requests from therapists around the world wishing to locate a hand therapist in this country to treat a patient of theirs.