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Key IFSO date

BOMSS members – surgical teams / surgeons / AHPs – are encouraged to attend the BOMSS ‘political session’ at IFSO 2017. Metabolic Surgery: Evolution, Evaluation and Economics: Why is a safe cost-effective therapy for a deadly disease under-utilised? Friday, 1 September, 8-9.30am Leading politicians and commissioners Read on! →



Council member fronts BBC programme

BOMSS Council Member Professor Rachel Batterham will present a BBC programme  on Tuesday, April 11, looking at obesity, prejudice and the benefits of bariatric surgery. Research scientist Prof Batterham, based at University College Hospital, explores whether there is “fat prejudice” Read on! →



What they said about #BOMSS2017 on Twitter

Venkatesh Jayanthi ‏@venkarch  Very good talk by Kelvin Higa at #bomss2017 Simon Monkhouse ‏@SurgMonkhouse  Very interesting talks @bariatricBOMSS  – depressing information about NHS funding but leaders from Scandinavia giving hope Toni Jenkins‏@amnerisuk  @bariatricBOMSS Need GPs here. Can bariatric teams realistically Read on! →



Join us in Italy

          The second BOMSS Expert Meeting  will be held in the beautiful Italian Dolomites in March 2017, from March 25-29 in Corvara. Registration for the meeting is from £150 for BOMSS members and £250 for non-members. Read on! →



Diaries out – BOMSS 2017 is on the way!

The 2017 ASM for BOMSS will take place from January 25-27 at the Alton Towers Conference centre in Staffordshire – and the programme is already looking good! Watch this space for details of abstracts, registration and accommodation.