Education News

Gastroenterology and hepatology in pregnancy

Friday, 28 July 2017 12:48

11 December 2017, Royal College of Physicians of London, 11 St Andrews Place, London, NW1 4LE

Organised by BSG member Coral Hollywood, this conference will cover both common ailments associated with pregnancy as well as those patients with ongoing gut and liver conditions who become pregnant. Gastrointestinal conditions can be a concern to manage in pregnant patients. This educational day will enable physicians and obstetricians to manage common complaints as well as to be confident in when to refer to specialist centres for more complicated co-morbidity, enabling the teams looking after these women to offer more support during their pregnancy. Early bird fees are valid until 30 October 2017.


UCL Partners Nutrition Course 2017

Thursday, 27 July 2017 09:56

This course (2-4 October 2017, London) is aimed at trainees, new consultants and allied health professionals and offers a systematic three-day course in the day-to-day practice and evidence base of current clinical nutrition. Participants will benefit from extended practical guidance that will allow them to confidently practice clinical nutrition. The programme details and the registration link are available from and Dr Fragkos can provide further information if required. An application has been made to the RCP for CPD accreditation and (subject to CPD) the BSG Education Committee has endorsed the course.


The 2nd Nottingham IBD Masterclass

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 12:45

24th November 2017 - East Midlands Conference Centre, The University of Nottingham

This one-day IBD Masterclass course hosts a nationally and internationally renowned faculty with interactive real world case-based discussions. Relevant presentations will include updates on new biological agents, optimal surgical strategies, and new advances in IBD endoscopy together with the latest evidence of next generation small molecules in IBD as well top tips on treatment initiation and cessation in IBD. The course has been granted 6 CPD credits by the Royal College of Physicians and has been endorsed by the BSG Education Committee. Contact Emma Bradley This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Beth Robinson This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for details on how to register.

London Live Endoscopy - 2017

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 08:44

Take a look at what's happening at the 8th London Live Endoscopy Course, 16-17 November 2017: two days of live endoscopy; hands-on endoscopy training from expert faculty; interactive learning; and debate. The faculty will be demonstrating and discussing all aspects of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy with the aim of better understanding not just 'how to do it' but also 'when to do it'. The outstanding local, UK and international faculty will be involved in:

  • Three-room simultaneous live endoscopy from the state-of-the-art unit at UCH
  • 'What's new in...' technical updates
  • 'Experts on the spot': interactive post-endoscopy Q&A of pathology, case video feedback and decision making
  • Hands-on suite: individual and group tutorials led by expert faculty on EMR, polypectomy, EUS, ERCP, fistula closure, stenting, and cholangioscopy
  • Individual iPads for all delegates throughout the meeting, allowing interactive learning, video case review, quizzes and Q&A.

There is an all-inclusive, competitive course fee, with additional 20% reduction for BSG members and 50% overall reduction for combined attendance at UCH Oesophageal Neoplasia Masterclass (ONM) and 8th London Live Endoscopy Course. As in previous years, the aim is to deliver excellence in clinical care, and the meeting should be instructive, challenging and fun! The faculty would be delighted to see you in London for LLE 2017!

The course has been granted 12 CPD credits by the Royal College of Physicians and has been endorsed by the BSG Education Committee.

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