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Find out what updates to expect at the 25th UEG Week

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 12:51

Take a glance at the state-of-the-art updates you can get from the top experts in digestive health

A faculty composed of renowned international experts is what makes the 25th UEG Week the place to be for any doctor or researcher engaged in digestive health. Browse their interactive online programme and find out who you have a chance to meet at the anniversary congress in Barcelona!

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A variety of interactive formats to best cover our multidisciplinary field

The 25th UEG Week offers so much more than just frontal lectures: Interactive formats ensure there's something for every healthcare professional! From speaker-challenging Abstract on FiRE presentations, over Posters in the Spotlight sessions to expose controversial young research, up to expert-led Hands-On Training for the practical minded.

Find out which part of the programme best fits your needs!

Follow a new pathway: From guidelines to clinical practice

This pathway of 6 interactive sessions, guides you through the most recent guidelines by discussing interesting cases. It's a great opportunity to hear from experts about difficult decisions while also presenting the evidence behind. "Make sure to attend as many of them as possible" recommends SciComm Chair Magnus Simrén.

9th Annual Sheffield Gastroenterology Symposium

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 12:31

Holiday Inn Royal Victoria
22nd September 2017

This is the largest regional meeting in the UK (n>300), with a wide range of clinically relevant talks and practice-changing tips. Previous delegate evaluations give the meeting a 95% good-to-excellent rating and, best of all, the meeting is entirely free! The meeting has been endorsed by the BSG Education Committee and has been granted 4 CPD credits by the RCP. Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to register.

Royal Free International Postgraduate Endoscopy Masterclass 31.08.17 – 02.09.17

Monday, 27 March 2017 14:23

This unique London Masterclass is planned to be a comprehensive, major educational event with the participation of a stellar faculty of highly acclaimed international and national speakers to showcase the state of the art of advanced endoscopy. The Royal Free International Postgraduate Masterclass shall consist of 2 full days of didactic and interactive lectures (including dedicated hepatology and neuro-endocrine symposia) followed by a day of hands-on training on tissue models. The hands-on course will run in parallel with an IBD post-graduate symposium.

The Masterclass, which has been endorsed by the BSG Education Committee, will be held at the Royal Society of Medicine (Number 1, Wimpole Street, London) () under the auspices of the Royal Free Hospital (London). The hands-on session will be held at a neighbouring non-clinical facility (adjacent to the Royal Free Hospital). CPD points are being sought from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP). BSG members will be offered a discounted registration fee.

The course is directed by Dr Edward J. Despott and Dr Alberto Murino with support from Prof Massimo Pinzani (Sheila Sherlock Professor & Director of Institute of Liver & Digestive Health), Dr Charles D. Murray (CD Gastroenterology & Endoscopy) and Prof Ibrahim Mostafa (World Endoscopy Organisation (WEO) Education Committee Chairman). The Faculty includes Professors H. Yamamoto (Japan), J. Deviere (Belgium), G. Costamagna (Italy), H. Neuhaus (Germany), A. May (Germany), R. Bisschops (Belgium), T. Ponchon (France), M. Arvanitakis (Belgium), B.P. Saunders, P. Bhandari (UK), K. Ragunath (UK) and S. Periera (UK), M. Pinzani (UK) among many others.

Leeds Course in Clinical Nutrition, 13-15 September 2017

Monday, 27 March 2017 12:07

This 3 day course, which has been endorsed by the BSG Education Committee, is aimed at all professions with an interest in Clinical Nutrition and will appeal to clinicians, dietitians, doctors, hospital pharmacists, nursing staff and others with an interest in patient nutrition. The course is particularly suitable for SpRs (Specialist Registrars) as it is now a mandatory requirement to attend a clinical nutrition course. BSG members will be offered a reduced registration fee; further information is available from Early registration is recommended.

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