Education News

Leeds Clinical Nutrition Course 2015

Friday, 22 May 2015 11:19

This 3 day course (9-11 September 2015) is aimed at all professions with an interest in Clinical Nutrition and will appeal to clinicians, dietitians, doctors, hospitals pharmacists, nursing staff and others with interest in patient nutrition. The course is particularly suitable for SpRs (Specialist Registrars) as it is now mandatory to attend a clinical nutrition course. More information is available on the BSG events listing. BSG members will be able to pay the lower registration fee.

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.

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.

Joint meeting of the British and Chinese Societies of Gastroenterology – East meets West

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 09:02

On Friday 27th March the inaugural joint meeting of the Chinese and British Societies of Gastroenterology took place in the Dorchester Library of the Royal College of Physicians London. BSG President Dr Ian Forgacs welcomed his counterpart in the Chinese society, Professor Yun-Sheng Yang, and leading colleagues to the UK for this one day meeting that saw experts delivering highly insightful talks on the development of clinical practice and research from the perspectives of China and the UK in important areas of gastroenterology – IBD, Upper GI Cancer, Gut Microbiota and H. pylori. The event was a resounding success and marked the start of what promises to be a fruitful collaborative relationship between the two societies.

The programme was broken up in to 4 sessions with talks from Chinese and UK experts followed by questions and discussion.

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