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
Newcastle – our best Scientific Meeting so far
On behalf of the organising committee and BOMSS Council I want to thank everyone who came to the 6th Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society at the Gosforth Marriott Hotel, Newcastle.
Mr Sean Woodcock and Mr Peter Small and their teams put together a superb programme, starting with a Training Day which included hands-on practical skills and mutli-disciplinary sessions.
During the conference itself we heard a range of informative, enlightening and entertaining presentations from international experts Professor Carel le Roux (Dublin) and Professor Wei Jei Lee (Taiwan) as well as our own Professor Francesco Rubino (Kings), Professor Roy Taylor (Newcastle) and Dr Melanie Bash (Newcastle).
Save the date – Cardiff 2016!
BOMSS raises concerns over transfer of obesity services to CGS: http://www.bomss.org.uk/press-releases-and-statements/
BOMSS welcomes updated NICE Guidance: http://www.bomss.org.uk/press-releases-and-statements/
Extract from the NBSR: Extract_from_the_NBSR_2014_Report
BOMSS 2016: The 2016 Scientific Meeting will be held will be held in Cardiff! http://www.visitwales.com
IFSO 2017: Get involved: http://www.bomss.org.uk/conference-courses/ifso-2017/