Guide to Bruges

Our HonSec shares her tips to help you make the most of your time in Bruges with BAPS.

Congress 2019 Round-Up

This year’s 66th Annual International BAPS Congress in Nottingham has been one of our best attended Congresses in recent years. The sun was shining and the leafy environs of the East Midlands Conference Centre welcomed over 300 international delegates from all over the world to share their research and ideas. The week kicked off with […]

2019 Prizes

President’s prize for best clinical presentation by a trainee Joseph Davidson Long-term outcomes of Hirschsprung’s Disease with intellectual impairment: a 35-year institutional series Best Poster Presentation Felicity Arthur Idiopathic constipation: when NICE guidelines fail Best Trainee’s Free Paper Cornelis de Vogel (aka Henry de Vogel) Pilonidal sinus surgery in children: a novel approach     […]

David Ross Sports Village, Nottingham

The David Ross Sports Village is located a short walk from the EMCC and The Orchard hotel. Delegates staying at The Orchard or the halls of residence on Campus during BAPS 2019 have complimentary access to gym and swimming pool facilities David Ross Sports Village, however, please note, this would be on an individual basis […]

New Consultants’ Club

We are planning to hold the inaugural meeting of the New Consultants’ Club on the evening of Tuesday 2nd July prior to the main Congress. The purpose of the meeting is to provide a meeting place and professional support to consultants within 8 years of their first appointment. We have all been there and it […]

Our Social Events in Nottingham

President’s Welcome Reception Wednesday 3rd July We are delighted to welcome our delegates to a reception to be held at the University Senate House just a short walk away from the Congress venue. Following on from the success of last year’s event, this year we will be entertained by Sealed Knot, a Civil War re-enactment […]

Welcome to Nottingham from our President, Richard Stewart

Welcome to my home town! I am delighted that BAPS is holding its 66th annual congress in Nottingham, a city full of history and character. Described in the “Life of King Alfred (839AD)” as the “City of caves” it sits upon a soft sandstone ridge and hosts more than 800 caves excavated for use as […]

New Consultants’ Club

This is a new initiative to create a network for newly appointed Consultant Paediatric Surgeons. We all remember our first few years as Consultants as being a steep learning curve. We are all prepared to tackle clinical problems but how many of us were aware of the leadership, managerial and logistic challenges that accompany the job? This […]