The British Society of Urogynaecology (BSUG) was set up in 2001 with the aims of setting and raising standards in urogynaecology as well as providing a forum for individuals with an interest in pelvic floor dysfunction.
The Society has two annual meetings, a research day and an annual symposium held at the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG).
The first joint meeting with the RCOG took place in June 2003 and incorporated the theoretical course in urodynamics, a basic requirement for RCOG Special Skills training, as well presentations on epidemiology, basic science, investigation and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction, e.g. incontinence and prolapse. There was also a clinical research forum to update delegates on the latest research.
The meeting was well attended and such was the interest and feedback that the presentations have been written in this BJOG supplement.
With the growing interest in urogynaecology it is hoped that the annual meeting will be a regular feature at the College. For those who are interested in joining BSUG, please contact the secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information about the Society can be found on the website www.rcog.org.uk/bsug.
We are grateful to the Lilly Boehringer Ingelheim Alliance for sponsoring this supplement.
Honorary Secretary of BSUG
Chairman of BSUG Meetings Sub-committee