Working in Partnership with The British Association of Day Surgeons
Discounted delegate rates for BADS members. Find out more about BADS membership here
Our day surgery virtual conferences provide practical guidance for developing your day case surgery service, including role development and improving the day case surgical pathway. Conferences will focus on quality of care and learning from and improving clinical outcomes. Each event includes the opportunity for discussion with the speakers, experts from BADS and participants from across the UK which will be of interest to those with medical and nursing backgrounds.
Since the Covid-19 pandemic the NHS has described an “emergency in elective care” with waiting lists escalating and surgical bed availability greatly diminished. Never has it been more important to deliver high quality efficient surgical pathways which maximise productivity and minimise length of stay in order to tackle the escalating waiting lists and to reduce the impact on the valuable and vanishingly rare resource of elective surgical beds. HCUK and BADS are collaborating to deliver a series of one day virtual conferences aimed at improving day surgery pathways across a range of surgical specialties:
About the British Association of Day Surgery (BADS)
The British Association of Day Surgery (BADS) is a multi-disciplinary organisation constituted of surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses and allied healthcare professionals, including operating department practitioners, anaesthetic practitioners, perioperative assistants, physiotherapists and hospital managers.
It is committed to promoting excellence in day surgery via its educational activities, publications and collaborations with other organisations including Getting it Right First Time and The Centre for Perioperative Care.
Membership benefits include free access to our online handbooks, advice sheets, day surgery directories and previous annual conference presentations. Members also receive discounted fees for the BADS Annual Conference and HCUK/BADS virtual conferences and are eligible to apply for the BADS Educational Grant and complimentary membership of the International Association of Ambulatory Surgery. They may also submit unlimited publications to the Journal of One Day Surgery without incurring article processing fees.
Further information is available from the BADS website: www.bads.co.uk