The objectives of the society are to provide a forum for the study of the origin, natural history and treatment of spinal deformities. To pursue these objectives, the society shall
Attempt to ensure the highest possible standards of management for individuals with spinal deformities
Promote, finance and organise research and development in the field of spinal deformities
Educate the community in general, and medical practitioners and associated professionals in the most effective methods of recognition, prevention, treatment and long term management of spinal deformities
The society may accumulate funds and receive donations to further the above objectives
Members or the BSS are involved in the training of future spine surgeons who are encouraged to join the society
The BSS is affiliated to the British Orthopaedic Association.