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BAUS Weekly Newsletter

2024 Edition No 21

As part of the BAUS communication strategy, we are exploring new ways of delivering information to members in a succinct and timely manner.

Now the pilot phase of the newsletter has passed, we would love to hear your views on this way of communicating with BAUS members. You can read the week's highlights and the full newsletter below:

... but first, please take a minute or two to complete this very short survey.  

Highlights this week


  • BAUS Annual Meeting - Standard Registration is open until 10:00hr on 19 June 2024

  • BAUS Endourology Annual meeting - 11-12 September 2024 in Edinburgh.  Abstract submission now open


  • BAUS Council Regional Representatives - voting open in East of England, London South and Northern Ireland


  • Endourology - 2024 Residential Operative Course - applciations open for 23-24 Sep 2024 at St George's, London
  • FNUU - update from FNUU Executive Committee


  • London North - Programme now available for Trainer & Trainee Meeting on 17 May 2024

News & Opportunities from other organisations

  • The Urology Foundation - Sri Lanka Cycle Challenge 28 Nov to 7 Dec 2024.

  • Prostate Cancer UK - meet the new cohort of Clinical Champions

Full newsletter

Introduction from Ian Pearce, BAUS Vice President

Dear Colleagues

Welcome to this weeks BAUS Newsletter.

With only a few weeks to go until the Annual Scientific Meeting kicks off in Birmingham, I hope many of you have already registered? The programme looks amazing - click on the link below, and Joe, Mo, Harry and Chloe are to be congratulated on all of their hard work, effort and determination to make this a BAUS to remember for everyone.

Please also make time to complete the regional member survey and, of course, the retirement survey - only with robust data can we enable future-proofing for the profession.

Have a great week.

Best wishes

Ian Pearce

BAUS 2024 Annual Meeting

  • Register now; standard rate registration applies and is available until 10:00hr on 19 June 2024.
  • Take a look at the Programme for a detailed look at all sessions across the 3 days.

Download the programme here and click here to register.


Endourology Annual Meeting  

  • SAVE THE DATE - 11-12 September 2024, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • Abstract submission is now open; Submission closes 11.00hr on Tuesday 18 June 2024. Abstracts will be accepted for oral presentation or poster display.

Click here to submit your abstract


Elections - BAUS Council Regional Representatives

Voting is underway for the following regions - Members Specialist Register, Urological Specialist and Trainees may vote (for a candidate in their region):

  • East of England
  • London South
  • Northern Ireland

You can see the candidates and vote for your regional rep from the buttons below.

Voting deadline: 12 noon, Thursday 23 May 2024.

You can see the candidates for each region here.

Log-in here to see the candidates statements and to cast your vote.



Endourology - 2024 Residential Operative Course

BAUS will be running the 16th Residential Operative Endourology Course at St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London on 23-24 September 2024.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon, Friday 14 June 2024 - places are limited, so please book your place early.   

The application form and full information can be found here

Click here to find out how the cohort from 2023 got on.

Update from FNUU Executive Committee

You can find an update on the work of the FNUU Executive Committee, and details of their sessions at BAUS2024, here


Regions - Survey from BAUS Council Regional Representatives

Part of the BAUS Council Regional Representative's role is to report the views and concerns of their regional colleagues.   

A short survey has been emailed to BAUS members and included in this week's newsletter - do please take a few minutes to complete the survey to help your Regional Representative compile their report to BAUS Council in June 2024.

Please email the Admin Team if you have not received the survey link.


News/Opportunities from other organisations

The Urology Foundation - Sri Lanka Cycle Challenge

If you’re looking to take part in a challenge raising money for a good cause, check out The Urology Foundation’s annual cycling challenge - this year’s destination is Sri Lanka.

You can find more information about this challenge here

Prostate Cancer UK announces a new cohort of Clinical Champions!

Their transformational programme is back for another year, with new Champions ready to undertake the leadership journey, spearheading improvement in prostate cancer care.

Meet the champions and find out about their projects here.   

Find out more about the Clinical Champions Programme here.


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