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
It is a great honour to have been elected by Council to succeed Mr Alberic Fiennes as your President. Mr Fiennes is still very much involved in bariatric surgery as he is taking over as President of the European Chapter of IFSO in the near future and we wish him every success in that role.
We had a very successful 4th Annual Scientific Meeting in Glasgow in January with some 220 delegates and a varied programme that appealed to the needs of all our constituent members. With Allied Health Professionals the largest group within our 385 members... Read more »
Looking ahead to Leamington Spa...
Following the successful Scientific Meeting in Glasgow, we are delighted to announce that the 2014 Scientific Meeting will be held in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, at the Chesford Grange Hotel from January 22-24, 2014.
Make a date in your diaries as planning is already well underway! The meeting will be preceded by a Training Day.
As our gathering in Glasgow demonstrated, bariatric surgery and aftercare are a major health issue with complex patient stories. This makes it a very worthwhile area of work for surgeons and allied health professionals alike.