About us

Established in 1999, BAPES aims to lead and support the development, advance and maintain standards, promote research and learning oppurtunities in paediatric endoscopic surgery and allied specialties.


B.A.P.E.S supports practice and scholarship in paediatric endoscopic surgery in the UK and Ireland. We provide educational resources and support to surgeons and information to parents who want to learn about paediatric endoscopic surgery or minimally invasive therapy. To become a member read more…

Professional Support & Development Network (PSDN)


BAPES has established a professional support and development network to provide opportunities for consultants and trainees to develop new skills in minimal access surgery. Find out more…

Course Director:
Mr. Adil Aslam
Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

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Course Director:
Mr.Abraham Cherian
Consultant Paediatric Urologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London

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Prizes - 18th Annual Meeting in Liverpool 2018

BAPES Travelling Fellowship  Martin Sidler

Storz prize  Lucy Fulford

EOSIM prize  Sofia Bedoya

Prizes - 17th Annual Meeting in Newcastle 2017

BAPES Travelling Fellowship  Mr.Jonathan Ducey

Storz prize  Miss Bhavini Pisavadia

EOSIM prize  Miss.Liz O’Connor

BAPES-Storz 3mm Scholarship Course (Paediatric Urology)

Advanced Course, Slough, 2018

BAPES-Storz 3mm Scholarship Course (Paediatric Surgery)

Advanced Course, Slough, 2018

Dates for your diary !

19th Annual Meeting. Leeds, UK

6-8th November 2019