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…

17th Annual Meeting & Workshop

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

BAPES-Storz 3mm Scholarship Course

Advanced Course, Slough, March 2017

Prize winners

At the 16th Annual Meeting in Manchester 2016

BAPES Travelling Fellowship – Mr.Chun Sui Kwok

Storz prize – Miss Kathryn Ford

EOSIM prize – Miss.Lucy Henderson

At the 17th Annual Meeting in Newcastle 2017

BAPES Travelling Fellowship – Mr.Jonathan Ducey

Storz prize – Miss Bhavini Pisavadia

EOSIM prize – Miss.Liz O’Connor

Course Director:
Mr.Simon Clarke
Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
Chelsea & Westminster Children’s Hospital, London

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

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BAPES Travelling Fellowship

Every year at the Annual Scientific meeting, BAPES awards the BAPES Travelling Fellowship (£750)  to a trainee for the best presentation under the free papers section. It is available only to fully subscribed members. The aim will be to visit a department or unit to gain specific exposure or skills. The candidate will then make an oral presentation at the following Annual Meeting summarising his/her visit. 

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