People first language

In line with many professional societies, BOMSS council has agreed to adopt People First Language in speaking about people with obesity in its publications and at conferences. Language is important to help reduce weight bias and stigma. BOMSS also requests Read on! →

Trainee update

Training Days: The next Training Day will be held in Belfast  on 23 January, 2019. Sessions will include a dry lab, a talk on bariatric fellowships (where to find them, how to apply, what you get out of them), how to build your Read on! →

Managing obesity as a GP

Thanks to the RCGP for the ‘Management in Obesity in General Practice’ eLearning screencast which is live and can be accessed at:   Course description: As obesity is a chronic relapsing condition requiring lifelong support, and its prevention and management Read on! →

Abstract submission opens for Belfast 2019

Our 10th Annual Scientific Meeting will take place in Belfast at the Europa Hotel,  from the  24 – 25 January, 2019. Abstract submission is online – to find out more on how to submit an abstract for BOMSS 2019 please visit The closing date for the submission Read on! →

See you in Edinburgh

We hope to see you at the forthcoming AUGIS Annual Scientific Meeting which will take place from Wednesday 19 – Friday 21 September at the Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh and will include bariatric free paper sessions. The provisional Scientific Programme Read on! →

Call for AUGISt Trainee rep nomination

AUGIS Council is seeking nominations for the role of AUGIS Trainee Representative from September 2018. The primary role of Trainee Representative involves attending AUGIS Council meetings, chairing the AUGISt committee, writing for the AUGIS Newsletter and contributing to the Training Day.  There are Read on! →