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

A wonderful and informative Scientific Meeting

Cardiff proved to be a wonderful venue for the 7th BOMSS Annual Scientific Meeting.

BOMSS has grown in stature over recent years, with ever increasing membership numbers – and the annual congress has grown from our first venture in 2010 into a great annual event, which we all look forward to after the Christmas and New Year festivities. This year was no exception.

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Latest news

BOMSS responds to the HSCIC report into obesity-related hospital admissions: http://www.bomss.org.uk/news/

Consultant Outcomes data 2014/15

New statistics on obesity, exercise and diet 

Follow Council member Shaw Somers in Australia and NZ:  https://www.facebook.com/streamlinesurgical

Photos from Cardiff

Cardiff prizewinners

Guardian story on the work of Council Member Mr Sean Woodcock – click here

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

IFSO 2017: Get involved:



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