Welcome to BABS

The British Association of Black Surgeons is the UK’s largest body of Black surgical professionals. We aim to foster long-term excellence for surgeons, students and patients through an active programme of shared learning, community and advocacy. Our goal is to help build a more diverse, inclusive leadership across the UK’s surgical landscape that better serves its patients whilst offering equity of opportunity for all.

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Join Us

Join our community of surgical consultants, trainees, students and retirees today. Enjoy access to national events, training, mentoring and research. Find additional tools and resources to support you at every stage of your career whilst delivering the very best patient care.

Core Values

Learn more about our goals, what we believe and how we plan to drive forward improvements in equality, diversity and inclusion across the surgical field.


There are many ways in which we plan to support your surgical career, whatever stage you’re at. From mentorship to training, professional support, research, events and more.


From seminars to socials, conferences, training and meets, our year-round itinerary will have something for everyone.