Society of British Neurological Surgeons

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Society of British Neurological Surgeons
Abbreviation SBNS
Formation 1926
Type Professional body
Legal status Non-profit company
Purpose Neurosurgery in the UK
Headquarters 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, WC2A 3PE
Region served
Great Britain and Ireland
British and Irish neurosurgeons
Main organ
SBNS Council (President - Anne Moore)
Parent organization
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Website SBNS

The Society of British Neurological Surgeons is a medical association for British neurosurgeons.


It was formed in 1926, with Sir Geoffrey Jefferson and Professor Norman Dott. Sir Charles Alfred Ballance was the first President. Other founders were Wilfred Trotter, Henry Souttar, Sir Hugh Cairns and Arthur Bankart.


It is based at the Royal College of Surgeons of England in the London Borough of Camden.

Neurology in Great Britain and Ireland[edit]

Neurosurgery units are found at


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It represents neurosurgery in the UK, and disseminates up-to-date information on the latest procedures, and organises conferences and seminars. It regulates the profession. It publishes the British Journal of Neurosurgery.

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