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BADS 2022 Conference

Annual Conference to be held in Nottingham on Thursday 16th & Friday 17th June 2022

BADS are thrilled to announce that the 2022 Annual Conference will take place face-to-face in Nottingham.

The meeting will be held at the Nottingham Trent University Conference Centre on the 16th - 17th June 2022.

Sessions Include:

  • Day Surgery in Nottingham
  • Day Case Mastectomy, Pyeloplasty & Vaginal Surgery
  • Day Surgery Performance – How Can It Be Improved?
  • A Clinical Sabbatical in Day Surgery
  • Day Case Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • BADS Grants Updates
  • Free Paper Sessions

Workshops Include:

  • Optimising Pre-Assessment
  • Enabling Change in your Day Case Unit
  • Wellbeing within the Day Surgery Workplace


Opens: 4th January 2022

Early Bird Deadline: 30th April 2022

Abstracts Submission:

10th January - 8th April 2022


Early Bird Rate
Discounted rates for early bird registrations. Applicable if booked by 30th April 2022.

Group Discount
Book 10 x 2-day delegate places, get one free nurse /AHP place. Please contact Lucy via enquiries@eventmanagementdirect.co.uk to claim.

Annual BADS Membership Fees
BADS is a mutual society, existing for the benefit of its members.  We therefore pay corporation tax on any income from non-members. In order to cover this additional burden, the registration fees for non-members are higher than for members. Please note that you can become a member of the society before registration to keep costs down.

If paid by direct debit: Permanent Medical Staff/Hospital Managers: £110 or Doctors in Training/AHPS/Nurses: £55

Cancellation requests must be made in writing to enquiries@eventmanagementdirect.co.uk and will be subject to a PayPal administration charge which will be approximately 3.5% of the total amount paid. No refunds will be offered after Friday 27th May 2022.

The British Association of Day Surgery is very pleased to announce the opening of abstract submission for the BADS Annual Conference 2022 which will take place at the NTU Events and Conference Centre in Nottingham on Thursday 16th & Friday 17th June 2022. 

We have arranged an interesting and varied programme of topics related to excellence in day surgery practice, including sessions on state-of-the-art anaesthetic techniques, modern patient pre-assessment, and how to effect positive practice changes in your unit. There will be specific sessions on one day shoulder surgery, foot and ankle procedures, breast, urology and gynaecological procedures as well as the ever popular free papers and posters, with the opportunity to showcase the work of your units. This will be your chance to hear a number of expert speakers and to present your work to a national audience.

Abstracts are invited on any aspect of surgery or peri-operative care relevant to day-case surgery including case-reports, audits, original research, systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Abstracts in the fields of ambulatory emergency surgery and planned (elective) surgery are welcomed.

Abstracts will be peer-reviewed by a minimum of three reviewers. Those awarded high scores will be chosen for presentation (oral or poster). The highest scoring abstracts will be selected for oral presentation with a prize for the best presentation on the day. All presented abstracts (oral or poster) will be published in abstract form in the Journal of One-Day Surgery.

Key dates:
Abstract submission opens: 10.01.2022
Abstract submission closes: 08.04.2022
Abstract results: 15.04.2022
Conference dates: 16-17.06.2022

Submission guidelines:
The abstract will be judged on following guidelines. Please read carefully before submitting your abstract.

  • Please submit the abstract in the English language
  • All abbreviations are to be written in full on first use
  • The abstract should be no more than 250 words
  • Abstracts are to be submitted as text only with no graphics or tables
  • Please ensure that your email address is correct. You will be notified by email as to whether your abstract is accepted/declined

The abstract should be structured in the following way:

  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions

Rules of Submission:
By mutual agreement abstracts due to be presented at the Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) 2022 Conference can be submitted for presentation at the BADS Annual Conference 2022.

The work should be original and not previously published in paper form prior to submission. Previous presentation at local or regional meetings is acceptable provided the abstract has not been formally published following this.

The abstract content must have been agreed by all named co-authors before submission. All authors have a responsibility to ensure that the data submitted is accurate, is not extrapolated and represents the work to be presented at the BADS Annual Conference.

Abstracts can be edited through the Oxford Abstracts online portal up to the closing date after which they cannot be changed. Any Commercial support and industry involvement must be clearly stated as part of the on-line submission process.

BADS takes research governance seriously and any evidence of falsification of results or plagiarism will be treated as professional misconduct and will be reported for further investigation.

Thank you for adhering to the above rules and thank you for submitting your abstract for presentation at the British Association of Day Surgery Annual Conference 2022.

How to get to the Venue

By Car

If you are using satellite navigation, the postcode for the venue is NG1 4BU.

From the North, head southbound on the M1 and at junction 26 take the A610 exit to Nottingham. At Nuthall Interchange, take the first exit onto A610 to Nottingham. At the roundabout take the third exit and stay on the A610. Continue to the next roundabout and take the second exit onto Nuthall Road/ A610. Continue following the A610 on Bobbers Mill Bridge and Alfreton Road. Turn left onto Gregory Boulevard/A6130. At the roundabout take the second exit and stay on Gregory Boulevard/A6130. At the following roundabout take the second exit onto Mansfield Road/A60. Turn right into Shakespeare Street.

Coming from the South, join the M1 following signs towards Nottingham. At junction 24, use the two left lanes to take the A50/A453 exit to Stoke/Derby/ Nottingham. At Kegworth Interchange, take the fifth exit onto Remembrance Way/A453. Then take the second exit onto the Clifton Lane/Remembrance Way A453. Then take the second exit on the Farnborough Roundabout to Clifton Lane/A453. Follow the exit towards A52, A46 & A606. Follow the B679 at the roundabout take the first exit onto Clifton Lane/B679. At the roundabout take the second exit onto Wilford Ln/B679. Turn Left onto the A60 London. Take the third exit onto London Road/A6008. Continue onto Glasshouse Street. Use any lane to turn left to turn onto Huntingdon ST/A60. Take the next left onto Woodborough Road/B68 and the following left onto Mansfield Road. Then take a left onto Shakespeare Street.

Parking: NTU Events and Conferencing offer reduced rate parking with Talbot Street carpark on both full day (8hr) and 24hr rates. Payment can be made at the venue reception on the day of the event, before 5:30pm.

By Train

Nottingham Station is a 15-minute walk from Nottingham City Campus via Middle Hill Street and Castle Boulevard. This is signposted from the station. You can get a tram from the train station, heading to either Phoenix Park or Hucknall and exit the tram at the Nottingham Trent University stop which is a short walk to the NTU Events and Conferencing entrance on Burton Street.

By Tram

Delegates travelling by tram will be entitled to the discounted “event ticket” price of £2.50.

Available at all tram stop ticket machines across the network, simply select the event ticket option on the screen. Please ensure that you have proof of attending the conference (e.g. email confirmation) on you at all times as you will need to show this along with your event ticket, should one of the NET staff check your ticket during your journey.  Please note that failure to do so could result in a £70 penalty fare.

This ticket is valid for one days travel. Should you use the tram for a second day, another event ticket will need to be purchased.

The closest stops to the NTU Conference centre are Royal Centre and Nottingham Trent University. For more information about the network and to plan your journey, please visit www.thetram.net

By Air

The Nottingham City campus is accessible by the East Midlands Airport which is 15 miles outside the city. There is a Skylink bus service running every half an hour into the City Centre, directly from the airport to the train station.

Crown Plaza Nottingham City Centre – 4* Hotel  

Description:  In the heart of Nottingham city centre, Crowne Plaza Nottingham features on-site parking and a stylish restaurant. Delegates can enjoy the Urban Escape Spa which includes a swimming pool, jacuzzi and steam room as well as onsite gym facilities. ​

Location :  Approx. 7 min walk from the conference venue and 15 min walk or 5 min taxi ​from the train station.

Price:  Rooms are £115 pp including VAT and full buffet style cooked & continental breakfast.

Parking: Parking is available on site and free for the first 24 hours. After this time, it is £15 per day.

Booking: To book these rooms please call 0115 936 990 and quote reference DS4. For more information, please see 4-Star Hotels In Nottingham: Crowne Plaza Nottingham (ihg.com).

Best Western Plus Nottingham City Centre. – 3 * Hotel

Hotel: Straightforward rooms with modern decor, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and walk-in showers. Amenities include a restaurant and a bar with a conservatory offering views over the city.

Location: Approx. 6 min walk from the conference venue and 17 min walk or 7 min taxi from the train station.

Parking: Parking is available offsite at Q Park on Talbot Street, NG1 5GG.  Reduced rates are available for £11.50 per space per night.

Price: £94 per night including VAT, full English breakfast and Wi-Fi.

Booking: To book these rooms please call 0115 912 8000 or email res@bwncc.co.uk and use the reference EVE150622/BADS. For more information, please see Best Western Plus Nottingham City Centre | Hotels in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

Roomzzz Aparthotels - 4.5* Trip Advisor

Hotel: Overlooking the Nottingham city skyline. All rooms offer a vibrant contemporary style and come with complimentary Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV and en-suite bathroom.

Location: Approx. 7 min walk from the conference venue and 18 min walk or 7 min taxi from the train station.

Parking: Limited on site car parking is available at the hotel for £10.00 per night. Additional parking is also available at the Q Park a few steps from the accommodation.

Price: £90 per night including VAT, grab and go continental breakfast and Wi-Fi.

Booking:  To book these rooms please call 0203 504 5555 and use the reference BADS. For more information, please see Aparthotel & Serviced Apartments in Nottingham | Roomzzz Aparthotels.

Nottingham Castle

Historic site at the heart of the Robin Hood legend and starting point for the English Civil War. Situated on a high rock, Nottingham Castle commands spectacular views over the city and once rivalled the great castles of Windsor and the Tower of London. Its history is chequered with sieges, murders and intrigue. Award-winning cave tours tell this history and take you down into the passageways and tunnels beneath the building.

Old Market Square

A focal point for residents and visitors, Old Market Square is where friends meet, shoppers have a rest, and many great days and nights begin. It is the largest public space in the UK after London’s Trafalgar Square and is a major hub for the city’s social scene and transport links. From Old Market Square, Nottingham’s shopping streets spread out in every direction. Spacious avenues provide quick direct routes across the city’s compact centre, allowing you to reach even the most distant shops in no time at all.

Wollaton Hall

Wollaton Hall was designed by Robert Smythson and built by Sir Francis Willoughby between 1580 and 1588 for his family. Now a prominent Grade One listed building, the stunning Hall houses the city's Natural History Museum along with reconstructed room settings. Standing on a natural hill, three miles west of Nottingham City Centre, Wollaton Hall is set in five hundred acres of spectacular gardens and parkland. The hall was used as the setting for Wayne Manor in the 2012 Batman film, Dark Knight Rises.

National Ice Centre

Glide into the exciting world of ice skating at the National Ice Centre in Nottingham. If you’re new to skating, friendly staff will teach you all you need to get started in the Warm Up Zone before you hit the ice. A lively and fun activity to enjoy with family or friends, ice skating is guaranteed to get your body moving.

The National Ice Centre is home to the GB Speed Skating Team who compete in the Winter Olympics so be sure to keep your eyes peeled on your next visit!

National Justice Museum

Come and explore the National Justice Museum's full range of exhibitions, meet characters from history and take part in their wide range of interactive activities. Characters, exhibitions and courtroom performances will change throughout the year so there is always something new to discover. Admission price entitles you to entry throughout the entire day so you can make the most of your visit.

City of Caves

City of Caves is part of a hidden maze of over 500 original sandstone caves underneath the streets of Nottingham dating back to the dark ages. Take a tour to investigate the social history of the caves and learn more about the events that once happened inside these fascinating underground dwellings. As part of your visit you will see the only medieval underground tannery in the country, head to the Anderson air raid shelter where thousands of people sought refuge during WWII and explore the remnants of Drury Hill Victorian slums.

Nottingham Arboretum

A historic, beautifully maintained park that is home to an important collection of over 800 trees, some of which are from the original collection planted in the 19th century, award winning Nottingham Arboretum is Nottingham's oldest public park and the closest park to the city centre, opened on 11 May 1852. The layout and design of Nottingham Arboretum was performed under the supervision of Samuel Curtis, a botanist and horticultural who had previously been involved with the layout of Victoria Park, London.

New Art Exchange

New Art Exchange is a contemporary visual arts space in Nottingham that celebrates the region's cultural richness and diversity.  The venue presents an ever-changing programme of art exhibitions, creative activities for families and young people, film screenings, symposiums, lectures, festivals and a live performance programme of music, dance and theatre. Entry to NAE is FREE! In addition to three gallery spaces, the venue has a café-lounge serving delicious home-made food from around the world.

The Theatre Royal

The Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall are based in the heart of Nottingham's city centre. Both venues play host to a diverse range of shows and events offering the very best in family entertainment, musicals, drama, dance, ballet, comedy, opera and classical, contemporary and pop music.

The Haunted Museum

The haunted museum provides a spooky insight into the paranormal. Customers are immersed into the supernatural on guided tours discussing Nottingham’s haunted past. You’ll learn fascinating tails about The Victorian Hearse and The China Clown Dolls.

Robin Hood Experience

Robin Hood is Nottingham’s most famous outlaw hero. This audio-visual experience will take you on a tour of robin hoods daring heroism and his battles with the Sheriff of Nottingham. Additionally, you’ll hear about Nottingham’s history of poverty and how robin hood wouldn’t stop at anything to abolish this!

Nottingham Contemporary Art Gallery

Nottingham Contemporary Art Gallery hosts multiple modern artists including Alison Katz & Melanie Matranga as well as upcoming artists Erika Verzutti. It also shows upcoming artist films and hosts seasonal markets with local jewellery, ceramics and prints made in Nottingham.

Nottingham Racecourse

Nottingham racecourse is part of The Jockey Club 1950 hosting prestigious events including the Colwick Cup. Race days provide customers with live cometary, food vans and stalls all whilst watching some of England’s biggest names in racing.

For further information on the above sites or to see what else Nottingham can offer

please visit www.visit-nottinghamshire.co.uk/things-to-do

Pitcher & Piano

Nestled in the heart of Nottingham is Pitcher & Piano. Welcoming guests from day to night with a sophisticated escape suited for every occasion.  It a 4.5*  trip advisor restaurant and bar in Nottingham.  Prices range from £7 for lunch Monday – Friday until 4pm and Bottomless Brunch for £28 pp.

For more information visit Nottingham - Pitcher & Piano (pitcherandpiano.com)

The Pudding Pantry

Located in the centre of Nottingham, bringing you the taste of home baking and reminiscing over those days of licking the cake bowl clean. From freak shakes starting at £6.25 to Afternoon tea for two at £39.50. The Pudding Pantry is a haven for homemade comfort food.

For more information visit The Pudding Pantry Nottingham | Puddings, Pancakes, Brunch & Afternoon Tea

Nawaab Saab

If you’re looking for an award winning Indian Nawaab Saab is the ideal restaurant for you! This fine dining Indian experience brings together the flavours of west Indian food with a twist. Prices range from  £11 – 25 for a main meal. This restaurant has a 5 * trip advisor.

For more information visit Nawaab Saab | Majestic Indian Dining

Sat Bains

Located 45 minutes outside of the centre of Nottingham St Bains is a 2 Michelin Plate restaurant. The restaurant includes a Conservatory, Courtyard, Urban Garden and Lounge Bar. There’s an option to sit at Kitchen’s Bench so you can watch your food being created. The tasting menus range from £120 - £195 with optional wine pairings avalible.

For information visit Welcome | Restaurant Sat Bains

The Lost City

The lost city houses two 18-hole indoor adventure golf courses and a tiki bar. This experience transports you to a Inca-themed rainforest . Prices range from £9 standard admission to £42 for family passes. If you’d like any cocktail and 18 holes prices are £15 pp.

For more information visit Home - Nottingham (lostcityadventuregolf.com)

Be at One Cocktail Bar

This cocktail institution has impeccable service from mixologists, unbeatable party atmosphere and a pretension free attitude! This is why this late licenced bar has a 4.5* rating.  With everyday having a happy hour 2 for 1 cocktails including Saturday 2-6pm and a wide range of choice including over 60 cocktails.

For more information visit https://www.beatone.co.uk/nottingham

The Barrel Drop

This quirky little Micropub  is not far from Nottingham Market square. Within you’ll find a great selection of cask & keg beers from local Nottingham based Magpie brewery and a selection from other establishments. With options to try a 1/3 of a pint you can try a wide range beers and go on a tase journey!

For more information visit The Barrel Drop (magpiebrewery.com)

400 Rabbits

Nottingham’s first and only dedicated Mezcaleria, Tequila and Cocktail den. Specialising in agave spirits, crafting incredible cocktails and serving up Mexico’s finest cervezas. You can either pick something of the menu or ask one of the mixologists to create you a surprise cocktail with the flavours you enjoy!

For more information visit 400 Rabbits - Tequila and Mezcal Cocktail Bar - Nottingham (fourhundredrabbits.co.uk)