The President’s Message

August 2017

IFSO 2017 & AUGIS 2017


Dear Reader,

Welcome to the AUGIS website, home to the Oesophago-gastric, HPB and Metabolic surgical community in the UK & Ireland.

The AUGIS Annual Scientific meeting being held in Cork, Ireland on the 21 – 22 September ( is fast approaching. The programme promises to educate, stimulate and entertain attendees.

There will be an important session in London on the restrictions to access for metabolic surgery being imposed by policy makers. There have been some IT issues with the registration process for the Cork meeting so if you are having problems please contact the AUGIS office directly on or

The 22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) hosted by BOMSS recently ( was a great success. Well done to all concerned. and t


Richard Hardwick