Education News

Faecal Microbiota Transplantation: Bench, Bedside, Courtroom?

Monday, 18 May 2015 08:54

The next BSG Research Workshop has been organised on behalf of the BSG Research Committee by the Gut Microbiota for Health Expert Panel (http://www.bsg.org.uk/research/gut-microbiota-expert-panel/index.html). It will be held in London on Friday 11 September 2015. The workshop has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 5 category 1 (external) CPD credits.

Hepatology at a Glance - Now published

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 11:07

Hepatology at a Glance, published in conjunction with the Education Committee of the BSG, will be available at the forthcoming 2nd Digestive Disorders Federation meeting, 22-25 June, ExCeL, London. See copies at the BSG stand or buy it from the Wisepress stand.

DDF 2015 Highlights

Friday, 01 May 2015 09:04

Shaheen Hamdy – Professor of Neurogastroenterolgy

"There are few opportunities in Gastroenterology where so many societies interested in GI are brought together, and DDF is one of these. Most exciting for me as chair of the Neurogastroenterology committee, is to see the how groups such as colorectal surgeons, IBD specialists and those interested in food sciences are going to interact during these 4 days to talk about their experience of functional GI disorders. And with world leaders in the field, included Professor Paul Moayyedi from MacMaster University, Canada, and Professor Adil Bharucha from the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA, providing key note lectures in the field and a superb selection of free papers, posters and seminars from the stomach to the pelvis, this is a meeting that just cannot be missed!"

Colin Rees – Professor of GI Endoscopy

"The UK has a long track record in collaboration for the delivery of Gastrointestinal services. The DDF brings together the main UK GI organisations for a combined educational meeting and will be held from June 22-25th this year. The meeting will provide key updates in the care of patients with GI diseases along with cutting edge research from world leading researchers.
I am particularly looking forward to hearing Brian Saunders Endoscopy Foundation Lecture on Tuesday and the endoscopy research update with a dragons den on Thursday morning. The DDF a must attend event for anyone who treats patients with GI conditions".

Funded Masters courses and CPD modules now available to support development of genomic technologies

Wednesday, 08 April 2015 10:17

The Health Education England Genomics Education Programme is offering NHS staff a specially-developed fully-funded MSc in Genomic Medicine and associated CPD modules. This to support the NHS's role in the 100,000 Genomes Project and to drive wider service transformation around the development of genomic technologies. The Masters and CPD modules will be offered through a national network of universities. Alongside the MSc, a number of short online courses have been developed, including introductory overviews to Genomics and Bioinformatics, which provide certified learning for staff.

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