ByBand study update

The latest newsletter of the By-Band study – comparing the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and acceptability of Band versus Bypass surgery for the treatment of complex obesity – has been issued and can be viewed here. BOMSS president Mr Richard Welbourn and council Read on! →

Obesity and Disability resource

The Public Health England Obesity Knowledge and Intelligence team (formerly NOO) has produced the following new resource: Obesity and disability – adults This paper examines evidence linking obesity and disability among adults.  It looks in detail at the most prevalent disabling Read on! →

NICE to focus on obesity

The quality standards programme for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) will be substantially broadened to cover topics affecting public health, including obesity. NICE will work with experts from Public Health England to initially develop three new Read on! →

New Council member announced

Consultant surgeon Mr Marco Adamo has been elected to the BOMSS Council and will take up office from September. BOMSS Treasurer Mr Roger Ackroyd said: “I am sure everyone will join me in congratulating Mr Marco Adamo on his successful appointment Read on! →