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

Looking ahead

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

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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/

2017 Commissioning guide – Tier 3 clinics 

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






BOMSS 2018 Scientific Meeting Platinum sponsors


BOMSS 2018 Scientific Meeting Gold sponsors




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