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

Message from the BOMSS President

Professor David Kerrigan

The UK Bariatric Surgery Registry is one of the outstanding achievements of past BOMSS Council members. It contains data on over 60,000 patients and has clearly demonstrated that modern weight loss operations are highly effective and safe, with the potential to save the health service money by reducing the burden of diseases associated with obesity. So why is the annual volume of NHS-commissioned bariatric surgery – at under 6,000 operations a year – 5- 10 times less than most European countries?

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BOMSS 11th Annual Scientific Meeting

Aberdeen
23 – 24 January 2020

Training Day on Wednesday 22 January 

    Venue: P&J Live

     www.bomss.org.uk/2020conference

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Call for Abstracts now open: Visit: www.bomss.org.uk/2020conference/abstracts

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BOMSS recently worked on the 2019 Health Awareness: Weight Management campaign. A printed publication was enclosed within every copy of the Guardian newspaper and the content is available online at www.healthawareness.co.uk/weight-management

The campaign featured exclusive content from key thought leaders and industry voices about the impact of the sugar tax, benefits of technology within health care, education on managing type 2 diabetes, and showcasing surgical solutions.

You can view some of the article here Stigma of Obesity Article.

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