Education News

8th Nottingham Endoscopy Masterclass

Friday, 22 May 2015 11:48

This meeting will be held on 22 and 23 October 2015 at the Queens Medical Centre campus of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. With an excellent national and international faculty, the programme includes lectures, live demonstrations, 'how I do it' sessions and a half day programme specifically designed for nurses and allied health professionals. The course is suitable for consultants, trainees, nurses and fellows. Please go the the BSG events page for further details.

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 ( 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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