John Farndon Prize

All paper presenters at the ASGBI International Surgical Congress in May 2008 are invited to submit a manuscript of their paper to the British Journal of Surgery to be considered for publication in the Journal and the John Farndon Prize.

The John Farndon Prize, of £500 endowed by the British Journal of Surgery, is awarded to the best manuscript to be published in the Journal in the previous calendar year having been previously presented at an ASGBI meeting. Papers published in the Journal will be subject to the usual system of editorial review. 

Manuscripts should be submitted online at 

Please indicate clearly on the title page that your paper is being presented at the ASGBI Bournemouth Congress.

Winner of the 2007 John Farndon Prize:
Randomized clinical trial of perioperative systemic warming in major elective abdominal surgery
P. F. Wong, S. Kumar, A. Bohra, D. Whetter and D. J. Leaper

Winner of the 2006 John Farndon Prize:
L. J. Fon, T. F. Lioe, K. A. Mulligan, P. G. Johnston, D. McCormick, R. A. J. Spence (Belfast)