First article published on BMJ Open Gastroenterology!
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 09:09
BSG member Prof Peter Whorwell is senior author on the first article to be published by BMJ Open Gastroenterology, the third journal to join the BSG's co-owned publications and the first to be fully open access. The article, entitled "Faecal incontinence—the hidden scourge of irritable bowel syndrome: a cross-sectional study" is available by accessing the journal's website.
Applications for MSD "IBD Academy” 2014
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 08:37
This scheme allows trainees with a particular interest in IBD to undergo training in important non-clinical skills at a weekend course (November 15th - 16th 2014, in London), with subsequent full sponsorship to attend the 10th annual ECCO Congress in Barcelona in 2015. Closing date for applications is July 18th.
BSG Prize Winners 2014
Thursday, 03 July 2014 08:46
The BSG congratulates all winners of BSG 2014 poster presentations, oral communications and the Endoscopy Dragons' Den for their hard work. Poster winners receive a certificate and up to £50; oral communication winners receive a certificate and up to £250. Endoscopy Dragons' Den winners were awarded on an individual basis. The names of the winners and their respective categories are listed below. Abstracts are available by logging into the BSG website and using the Gut journal link to access http://gut.bmj.com/content/63/Suppl_1.toc
Oral Communication Winners
|Colon & Anorectum||OC-043||Danny Cheung|
|Education & Training||OC-050||Louise China|
|Gastroenterology Service||OC-042||E MacRae|
|Late-breaking science||LB-003||Thean Chew|
|Oesophagus, Stomach & Duodenum||OC-016||D. Rachael Fels Elliott|
|Colon & Anorectum||PWE-021||Tom Jackson|
|Education & Training||PTU-012||Paul Flanagan|
|Endoscopy 1||PTU-057||Tim Bracey|
|Endoscopy 2||PWE-031||Hari Padmanabhan|
|Endoscopy 3||PTH-003||Bharat Paranandi|
|Gastroenterology Service||PTH-051||Matthew Johnson|
|IBD 1||PTU-094||K Robinson|
|IBD 2||PWE-091||Paul Flanagan|
|Late-breaking science||LB-004||Mark Exley|
|Liver 1||PTU-122||Niloufar Safinia|
|Liver 2||PWE-131||David Sherman|
|Liver 3||PTH-082||Guru Aithal|
|Pancreas (split)||PTH-101||Paul Banim|
|Pancreas (split)||PTH-104||Shridhar Dronamraju|
|Stomach & Duodenum||PTU-168||Oliver Old|
Endoscopy Dragons' Den
|Robert Driver||£1,000||Semi-structured interviews to assess patient perceptions and priorities before and after endoscopic insertion of a SEMS|
|Nikhil Vergis||£500||Whether right or left-sided starting position in colonoscopy leads to quicker completion times and more comfortable procedures for patients (and for BCSP endoscopists and trainees)|
|Melissa Hale||£1,500||A pilot prospective single blind controlled trial comparing magnetically steerable gastric capsule examination to conventional OGD in diagnosing upper GI pathology in patients with recurrent/refractory IDA|
|Imdadur Rahman||£500||To determine the effect on mental workload of performing colonoscopy assessed through two validated tools (NASA-TLX and ScopeGuide)|
|Bharat Paranandi||£1,500||To determine the impact of a smartphone enabled endotherapy application for endoscopic management of UGI bleeding on GI trainees' endoscopic competence and performance|
BSG Educational Events - Guidance
Monday, 24 March 2014 11:24
- Events should have educational benefits for BSG members, at the discretion of the BSG Education Committee.
- At least one organiser should be a BSG member.
- Events should have CPD approval from the RCP (or other relevant accrediting body) if the event takes place within the UK.
- Event organisers should contact the BSG Education Committee as early as possible. Applications should be submitted at least 2 weeks before the next BSG Education Committee meeting, so that the programme can be tabled.
- Event organisers should try to avoid dates clashing with other BSG-endorsed/supported/organised events. The BSG reserves the right to ask organisers to change the date if a clash would occur.
- The BSG Education Committee's decision is final.
|Level||Event programme, venue, catering and administration planned and organised…||Event entitlements||Paid for by||Abstracts in Gut||Examples|
|BSG Endorsed||Entirely by third party, without BSG involvement.
BSG asked only to provide endorsement based on final version of event programme.
|Listed on Events page of BSG website.
Entry on BSG enewsletter.
BSG Education logo appears on course literature and marketing (eg flyer, website).
BSG reserves right to have a marketing stand at the event.
BSG members get 10% minimum discount on registration fees IF the event charges a delegate's fee.
If commercially sponsored, there must be at least two funders. Singly-sponsored events will not be endorsed.
|No||Sheffield Gastroenterology Symposium.
London Live Endoscopy
|BSG Supported||By a third party with BSG involvement||As for Endorsed events.
Marketing help from MCI.
|As for Endorsed events.||Possibly||BIG 2013 (British - Irish Gastroenterology)
|BSG Organised||By BSG Committees and/or working groups thereof: e.g. Education / Programme / Research / Section(s)||As for Supported events||BSG (commercial sponsorship possible)||Possibly||Annual meeting
Clinical Update meetings e.g. Edinburgh, Nottingham Trainee Taster Course
BSG Research Workshops
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