What is the British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)?
We are a professional society of surgeons involved in obesity management. Membership of the society includes medical professionals and allied health professionals including specialist nurses, dieticians, psychologists and dieticians. BOMSS aims to promote the development of high quality centres for obesity surgery, to educate and train future obesity surgeons and practitioners…Learn More »
From the President
Co-operation leads to new commissioning guidance for weight management clinics
I’m happy to say that a clinical commissioning guide on weight loss services has been developed and welcomed by experts across several disciplines.
The guide will help clinical commissioning groups in commissioning vital weight loss services and reduce variation in access to weight-loss clinics across the country and offer improved clinical pathways for obesity services…
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Obesity (Update) Guidelines consultation: See the draft guidance here. http://www.nice.org.uk/Guidance/GID-CGWAVE0682/Consultation
Bariatric surgery section for PENG: Best practice guidelines written by BOMSS dietitians. http://www.bomss.org.uk/ahps/
BOMSS Sleeve gastrectomy diet sheet launched: . http://www.bomss.org.uk/ahps/
BOMSS 2015: We are pleased to announce that the 2015 Scientific Meeting will be held at the Marriot Hotel, Gosforth Park, Newcastle on January 22-23, 2015. Put the date in your diaries – planning is already well underway! The meeting will be preceded by a Training Day on January 21.
We are also happy to announce that BOMSS 2016 will be held in Cardiff! http://www.visitwales.com
NBSR: The new NBSR report will be out soon. We will let members know the date as soon as possible.
IFSO 2017: Click here for more details and ways to get involved. http://www.bomss.org.uk/conference-courses/ifso-2017/
BOMSS Scientific Meeting 2014 sponsors