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16th Feb 2023

We are very sorry to announce the death of BSUG member, Mr. Mohamed Rabeih Elghorori

 We are very sorry to announce the death of BSUG member, Mr. Mohamed Rabeih Elghorori, on November 19th, 2022, in Cambridgeshire.

As a Consultant Gynaecologist and Urogynaecologist, Mr. Elghorori’s passion was to ensure he was up to date with all innovative surgical interventions to support his patients and pass new skills to surgical staff training in the UK and Egypt.

9th Sep 2022

BSUG pays tribute to Her Majesty The Queen 1926 2022

British Society of Urogynaecology mourns the passing of Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II. Our thoughts are with her family and the nation at this sad time.

10th Feb 2022

Podcast of Endoscopic treatment of SUI - a first joined presentation between BSUG and BSGE

9th Dec 2021

New NICE Pelvic floor dysfunction guideline released

3rd Dec 2021

BSUG was pleased to formally express our appreciation and gratitude to Professor Stuart Stanton recognising his great contribution to our society and specialty worldwide.

This video captures Professor Stanton receiving the award from Professor Phillips on behalf of BSUG.

19th Nov 2021

Professor Freeman receives BSUG Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Bob Freeman delivered a phenomenal lecture at the BSUG ASM on the history of BSUG and how British Urogynaecologists have shaped the field for us all.

What an amazing lecture by an amazing man who kindly accepted the BSUG Lifetime Achievement award last year.

5th Mar 2021

UK Clinical Guideline for Best Practice in the Use of Vaginal Pessaries for Prolapse launched 4th March 2021 at UKCS

3rd Mar 2021

UKCS Glasgow 2021 1st - 5th March

'As Live' Online: Annual Scientific Meeting

17th Feb 2021

David Watson Warrell 1929 - 2021

5th Feb 2021

England Mesh Complication Centres Announced

27th Jan 2021

Super fit team BSUG win the IUGA Across the World Challenge

27th Jan 2021

BSUG presents generic job templates for Urogynaecology consultants and specialist nurses

7th Dec 2020


The 2021 Clinical Excellence Awards round opened on Monday 7th December 2020 and will close at 5pm on Thursday 18 March 2021.

21st Oct 2020

BSUG Audit and Database Committee have published a 2nd National Report

13th Oct 2020

IUGA Elections - Vote Now!

Voting is now open through October 30 at 11:59pm CDT! All current IUGA members are eligible to vote for one Vice Presidential candidate. Remember: whoever is elected as Vice President will automatically assume the role of IUGA President in 2 years!

8th Jul 2020

The report of the IMMDS Review "First Do No Harm" is published July 8th 2020. (Mesh covered on page 138)

8th Jul 2020

Abstracts from the 2019 BSUG Annual Research meeting

8th Jul 2020

BSUG apology in response to the Report of Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review

8th Jul 2020

The report of the IMMDS Review

26th Jun 2020

Invitation to apply to the BSUG Research Network (RN)

18th Jun 2020

BSUG Writes to Parliament regarding Ongoing Closure of toilets during Covid 19 Crisis

9th Apr 2020

BSUG Guidance on management of Urogynaecological Conditions and Vaginal Pessary use during the Covid 19 Pandemic

18th Mar 2020

Announcement about IUGA Annual Meeting 2020

 Dear IUGA Affiliate Society Presidents,

We are reaching out to you today to provide you with firsthand knowledge and information about the organization of this year’s IUGA Annual Meeting in The Hague, the Netherlands, in relation to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak that is now established to be a pandemic.

7th Jan 2020

New Botox Patient Leaflet launched in conjunction with the Plain English Society

3rd Jan 2020

BSUG at the AUGS/IUGA Fun Run!

A number of our members represented BSUG in the AUGS/IUGA first joint fun run in Nashville.

19th Dec 2019

New BSUG and RCOG Home

BSUG Annual Scientific Meeting 2019 was the last BSUG meeting to be held at the 27 Sussex Place RCOG Home.

3rd Dec 2019

Prize winners!

BSUG would like to congratulate all of the winners from the Annual Scientific Meeting 2019, the last to ever be hosted at the Sussex Place home!

3rd Dec 2019

BSUG Associate Members Day

The first BSUG Associate Members Day was held in Sheffield on March 22nd 2019 and chaired by Dr Tom Gray.

2nd Apr 2019

Much awaited NICE guidelines and Patient Decision Aids are Released.

Read NICE guideline here

Read more from the RCOG/BSUG joint press release...

11th Jan 2019

Non-Mesh Continence Surgery Mentorship Scheme

This scheme is designed to guide training in non-mesh continence surgery, namely colposuspension and/or autologous fascial sling. 

5th Nov 2018

New BSUG Trainees Database released

Following a joint project between the BSUG Audit / Database Committee and the Associate Members Committee we are pleased to release a new Trainees Database....

17th Oct 2018

1st National Report on Continence Surgery (2008-2017) released by the BSUG Audit and Database Committee.

10th Oct 2018

NICE guideline open for consultation.

Download further details here

9th Oct 2018

RCOG/BSUG joint statement on draft NICE guidance on urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse

“The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and The British Society of Urogynaecology welcome The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s updated draft guidance on the management of stress urinary incontinence and pel

10th Jul 2018


BSUG press release 10th July 2018

Following the pause announced on the 10th July 2018 by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and the Chief Medical Officer in the use of ...

1st May 2018

RCOG Northern Professional Development Conference

Annual Professional Development Conference in Manchester in May, where the British Society of Urogynaecology will be chairing a stream of sessions throughout the first day of the conference.

1st Mar 2018

The BSUG National SUI Audit of all procedures in 2013 (commissioned by HQIP)

The HQIP SUI Audit was a national audit of all procedures in 2013. This has now been analysed. Some salient findings include:

18th Jan 2018

RCOG and BSUG response to NICE guidance on transvaginal mesh repair for prolapse

This NICE IPG refers only to the use of mesh to reinforce pelvic organ prolapse repair for anterior and posterior wall prolapse. It does not refer to the use of mesh or tape for stress urinary incontinence or vaginal vault surgery which are subject to<

12th Apr 2017

Scottish Independent Review of the use, safety and efficacy of transvaginal mesh implants in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women April 2017

The Scottish Independent Review of the use, safety and efficacy of transvaginal mesh implants in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women

7th Feb 2017


Closing date for ACCEA Tuesday 25th April 2017 at 5.00pm.
Closing date for requesting BSUG citations Monday 27th March 2017 at 10.00am.

26th Sep 2016

BSUG Chairman's newsletter

I am writing this latest newsletter to inform the membership of important developments following our recent away day and to enable you time to consider any issues prior to the next Annual General Meeting (AGM) in November.

18th Jul 2016

BSUG Annual Research Meeting 2016

The Annual Research Meeting of BSUG will be held in the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists on the date above.

28th Jun 2016

Research fellow position

 Vacancy Ref No: 358-583-6903-A1
Job Title: Clinical Research Fellow in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (specialty/grade)
Date Live on NHS Jobs: 22/06/2016
Closing Date: 06/07/2016

11th May 2016

Research fellow in urogynaecology to work in the Warrell unit at St Mary's Hospital, Manchester.

 Urogynaecology Clinical Fellow

Medical & Dental: Clinical Fellow

Main area - Gynaecology

18th Apr 2016

April Newsletter

6th Apr 2016

APOPS 2016 Womens Pelvic Health Congress:

23rd Mar 2016

BSUG East of England Road Show

12th Mar 2016

RCOG Careers Fair 2010

8th Dec 2015

Mesh Working Group, Interim report from the NHS England

23rd Nov 2015

Excellence in Continence Care

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