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 professional
s 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
The 2018 BOMSS ASM in Telford was a fantastic couple of days of talks, lectures and networking. You can see some reports and photos here. Thanks to everyone who made it such a success. We’re already looking ahead to Belfast 2019!
This is a time of great anxiety for the NHS. Those services that are vulnerable to the vagaries of political and public opinion face an uncertain future. Bariatric surgery – and the wider management of metabolic problems associated with obesity – will be in the firing line as services square up to be accepted. Despite all the
Belfast 2019 – save the date
BOMSS 10th ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING, January 2019
Please note that AUGIS and BOMSS are moving to a new online membership database so currently access to membership online is not available. Please contact the BOMSS office if you have any queries.
NEW: ASO position statement endorsed by BOMSS – http://www.bomss.org.uk/press-releases-and-statements/
Reports and photos from Telford
Dr Yitka Graham’s important work on obesity, bariatric surgery and guilt – http://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/update/2017-10-11/weight-loss-surgery-patients-felt-guilt/
News story on Dr Yitka’s work – http://www.bomss.org.uk/ahps/
Paper in Obesity Review on Tier 3
RCS blog from Ms Cynthia-Michelle Borg
BOMSS and BDA sign a MOU
An important new report from AHP Council member Prof Rachel Battherham and bariatric surgery trainee Ms Roxanna Zackeri – Improving Health Through The Provision of Weight Management Services.1
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Shaw Somers writes about bariatric surgery in a special health supplement
BOMSS / RCS report on restrictions to bariatric surgery