Welcome to the BSG
Frontline Gastroenterology (FG) aims to accelerate the adoption of best practice in the fields of gastroenterology and hepatology. It is multidisciplinary and focuses on the needs of patients and the professionals caring for them. The principal criterion for publication is potential impact on patient care. FG is an official journal of the British Society of Gastroenterology.
Editor: Dr Anton Emmanuel.
Gut is a leading international peer-reviewed journal in gastroenterology and hepatology, with an established reputation for publishing first class clinical research of the alimentary tract, liver, biliary tree and pancreas.
Gut delivers up-to-date, authoritative, clinically oriented coverage. Regular features include articles by leading authorities, reports on the latest treatments for diseases, reviews and commentaries.
AP & T
Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics is an international journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. AP&T is particularly interested in therapies and diagnostics: clinical trials, identification of novel therapeutic targets, epidemiology, and drug safety.
AP&T publishes systematic reviews, meta-analyses, randomized clinical trials, and original scientific articles every fortnight.
Editors: Roy Pounder and Nick Talley
Friday, 03 October 2014 from 09:00 to 13:00
The Atrium, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, [ ... ]
August 2014 A summary of selected new evidence relevant to NICE clinical guideline 141 [ ... ]
This year the SAGE Award (Shire Award for Gastrointestinal Excellence) first place has bee [ ... ]
To mark World Hepatitis Day (28 July) the NIHR Clinical Research Network has launched "Spo [ ... ]
Deadlines are fast approaching for quite a few funding opportunities. Please go to the RFO [ ... ]
The Crohn's in Childhood Research Association offers the following research opportunities. [ ... ]
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Join the BSG for a range of benefits. Click here to find out more.
BSG Trainees Education Weekend 2014
This year's BSG Trainees Education Weekend will be held on 3rd & 4th October 2014 at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - 'The Caledonian'
Cost: £50 per BSG Trainee member and £100 for non-members.
The 2014 Education weekend will cover transitional care in liver disease and IBD, intestinal failure, functional disorders and end-stage liver disease. We hope to see you there...
Alcohol-Related Disease: meeting the challenge of improved quality of care and better use of resources sets out a practical plan for implementing a national strategy to improve services for patients that repeatedly attend hospital because of their dependence on alcohol and associated health problems. Its recommendations aim to improve the effectiveness of hospital services for patients who are alcohol dependent and who present at hospital in several ways, often through A&E. The paper calls for a dedicated Alcohol Team and a lead clinician at consultant level. It suggests ways of coordinating alcohol policies across hospitals and local areas.
3-5 November 2014, University College Hospital, London This is a new JAG-accredited 3-d [ ... ]
Applications are invited from consultants and specialty registrars for Dame Sheila Sherloc [ ... ]
Dr Anton Emmanuel, Editor, Frontline Gastroenterology Frontline Gastroenterology is pleas [ ... ]
BMJ Open Gastroenterology
Your invitation to submit to BMJ Open Gastroenterology
BMJ Open Gastroenterology is a new online-only peer-reviewed Open Access journal published by BMJ in partnership with the British Society of Gastroenterology and edited by Joseph Lim, Associate Professor of Medicine, Digestive Diseases, Yale University. The journal is dedicated to publishing research in all disciplines and therapeutic areas of gastroenterology.
Publish your next paper with BMJ Open Gastroenterology and benefit from:
- Open Access, providing maximum exposure for your research
- Exclusive 25% APC discount for BSG members, use code L424S55 upon payment
- Rapid peer review and turnaround times
- High visibility from trusted international brands
- Compliance with funder mandates, including NIH, RCUK and Wellcome Trust
BSGtv features selected presentations from BSG meetings from 2009 onwards. Some presentations have multiple choice questions associated with them. Members can print out certificates upon completion of question sets. It is hoped that further question sets and content will be made available over time; if you would like to get involved in the process, please contact Julie Solomon.
BSG Commissioning Guidance
Together with a range of professional and patient group partners - BAPEN, BASL, the IBS Network, Crohn's & Colitis UK, Coeliac UK and British Liver Trust - the BSG has published commissioning guidance. We hope this will guide commissioners in developing services and assist our members in engaging with commissioners.
UK IBD Registry
At BSG 2014, Clinical Lead, Dr Fraser Cummings presented the first data on over 4000 patients from the UK IBD Registry. This presentation gives an idea of the trends that can be observed using Registry data, such as patients' smoking status or medication. One important development is the linkage with Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) data, which shows healthcare utilisation, e.g. the number of outpatient appointments and A&E admissions each year.
Early Adopters' Lead, Dr Matthew Johnson provided practical advice on using the Registry Patient Management System (PMS) to support patient care, and explained how he and his team at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital have successfully used the system to fund an additional IBD specialist nurse.
We also launched our new Registry Information Pack, a step-by-step guide to joining the IBD Registry, including information for clinical teams, IT and Caldicott Guardians as well as an example business case, PMS screen shots and letters.
The BSG has launched a taster membership scheme for medical students/foundation doctors . Benefits of this scheme include access to a tailored microsite on the BSG website, with educational content, political commentary and an informal mentoring scheme.
Latest Research Summaries
Eosinophilic esophagitis is associated with IgG4 and not mediated by IgE
This month's Gastroenterology evaluates the roles of IgE and IgG4 in the development of eosinophilic...
SSRIs prevent depression in Hep C treated patients
Specific serotonin reuptake inhibitors prevent interferon-α–induced depression in patients with Hepatitis C, reports the latest...
Bariatric surgery for obesity and metabolic conditions in adults
This week's British Medical Journal examines evidence related to the safety, efficacy, and metabolic outcomes...
Genetic variant associated with alcoholic liver cirrhosis
Tthe I148M variant of patatin-like phospholipase domain-containing 3 gene (PNPLA3) is significantly associated with alcoholic...
Fecal hemoglobin concentration for colorectal cancer screening
A study in this month's issue of Gastroenterology evaluates risk stratification for advanced colorectal neoplasia...
- Eosinophilic esophagitis is associated with IgG4 and not mediated by IgE
Media & Press
By Amy Orciari Herman
Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and André Sofair, MD, MPH [ ... ]
by Peter Down This is a personal account of the British contribution to luminal gastroen [ ... ]
Released: Wednesday 15 May 2013 Doctors are missing coeliac disease, warns senior GP, [ ... ]
Women working in STEM are invited to attend a masterclass from Screenhouse on communicatio [ ... ]
Workshop Dates: Monday - Thursday, 13-16 April 2015 BSG members are invited to apply for [ ... ]