Society of British Neurological Surgeons

The Society of British Neurological Surgeons is a medical association for British neurosurgeons.

Society of British Neurological Surgeons
AbbreviationSBNS
Formation1926
TypeProfessional body
Legal statusNon-profit company
PurposeNeurosurgery in the UK
HeadquartersLincoln's Inn Fields,
London, WC2
Region served
Great Britain and Ireland
Membership
British and Irish neurosurgeons
Main organ
SBNS Council (President - Anne Moore)
Parent organization
Royal College of Surgeons of England
WebsiteSBNS

HistoryEdit

It was formed in 1926, with Sir Geoffrey Jefferson and Professor Norman Dott. Sir Charles Alfred Ballance was the first President. Other founders were Wilfred Trotter, Henry Souttar, Sir Hugh Cairns and Arthur Bankart.

StructureEdit

It is based at the Royal College of Surgeons of England in the London Borough of Camden.

FunctionEdit

It represents neurosurgery in the UK, and disseminates up-to-date information on the latest procedures, and organises conferences and seminars. It regulates the profession. It publishes the British Journal of Neurosurgery.

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