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 […]

Medico Legal Symposium

We have a highly topical session lined up with the Medico Legal Symposium. Robert Wheeler will examine medical manslaughter in the light of a series of recent cases in England. Hugh Grant has agreed to talk about expert practice in paediatric surgery. And Trainees will have their questions relating to clinical law answered.