Comment on availability of bariatric services in Wales report
21 May 2014
The Royal College of Surgeons and the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society response to the National Assembly's Health and Social Care Committee report into the 'Availability of Bariatric Services' in Wales.
'The Royal College of Surgeons and the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society welcome the report’s call for the Welsh Government to fully implement the All Wales Obesity Pathway. This will serve to optimise patients’ outcomes and ensure that patients in Wales have access to sustainable, safe and high quality bariatric services.'
Notes to editors
- The Royal College of Surgeons of England is committed to enabling surgeons to achieve and maintain the highest standards of surgical practice and patient care. Registered charity number: 212808. For more information please visit www.rcseng.ac.uk.
- BOMSS is the UK's professional society of bariatic (weight loss) surgeons and allied health professional, including specialist nurses, dieticians and psychologists www.bomss.org.uk
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