BSG SpR/StR Education Weekend, Newcastle

6th - 7th October 2017

Places are now available on the BSG Education Weekend course being held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Newcastle upon Tyne. Course content will be delivered by nationally recognised experts-in-the-field.

Topics included in this year's Education Weekend include:

Luminal Session

  • Moving on from Mebeverine in chronic abdominal pain
  • Food Allergy and food intolerance

Endoscopy & Radiology Session

  • Lesion recognition in the upper GI tract: Seek and you shall find
  • Lesion recognition in the lower GI tract: Is that an adenomatous, sessile serrated or hyperplastic polyp?
  • Pancreatobiliary imaging for the non-specialist

Hepatology Session

  • Corticosteroids and Alcoholic Hepatitis (Edinburgh vs Newcastle)
  • This house believes corticosteroids have no role to play in Alcoholic Hepatitis vs. steroids are a vital part of the treatment paradigm in Alcoholic Hepatitis
  • Role of transplant for Alcoholic Hepatitis

To book online please visit the dedicated course website: and follow the instructions. The website contains further information about the course including programme, faculty, details of the venue and cost. Please note the course is highly subsidised at £75/person for BSG Trainee Members, and travel costs (up to £100) are reimbursed for those travelling >100 miles.

If you have any queries in the meantime, you can contact the course organiser, MCI UK Ltd, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or telephone them on 0141 202 2888.