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

Roger Ackroyd

Looking forward to Cardiff 2016

The 2016 BOMSS meeting will be held in Cardiff from 28 – 29 January, with a training day on January 27. You can view the meeting microsite here  – http://www.bomss.org.uk/2016conference/

We also look forward to IFSO 2017 – which will be held in London – and which promises to be superb meeting.

We are also planning our first BOMSS Overseas meeting in the beautiful Dolomites in Italy next March.

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Trainee Masterclass in Upper GI, HBP and Bariatric Surgery

A two-day intensive teaching course covering UGI ISCP syllabus and current management guidelines aimed at surgical trainees (ST3-8) and newly appointed consultants.

Thursday 1 and Friday 2 October 2015, Park Plaza Hotel, Nottingham

For more information and to register, please visit:www.augist.org/augis-training-day-2015
Or contact the AUGIS office: nichola@augis.org /sarvjit@augis.org or call 020 7304 4773 / 0207 304 4786

Faculty: Leading UK experts including past and present AUGIS Council

Programme highlights include:

  • Key HPB, OG & Bariatric ISCP curriculum topics
  • FRCS viva practice
  • Parallel session for post FRCS trainees with consultant job advice
  • Key UGI trials
  • Technical advice sessions
  • Interactive MDT with trainee participation

Places limited to 60. Registration cost: £100 – includes:

  • Overnight accommodation (Thursday 1 October)
  • All meals and refreshments
  • Course dinner
  • Course reading material



Latest news

Visit the microsite for BOMSS 2016 – http://www.bomss.org.uk/2016conference/

BOMSS 2017 – We will be in Staffordshire! Watch this space.

IFSO 2017: Get involved:

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