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Friday, 28 July 2017 12:48

Gastroenterology Update: It's all a matter of nutrition!

Wednesday 12 December 2018

Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4LE

Organised by BSG member David Sanders, this conference is co-badged by the Royal College of Physicians of London, the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG), the British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN) Medical and The Nutrition Society.

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.


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.

BSG Gastro Taster Course 2017 - 2nd-3rd December, UCH London

Monday, 03 July 2017 13:13

Online booking for this year's course is now available.

We would be very grateful if you could advertise the course to junior colleagues (CMT1, CMT2 and foundation doctors) who are interested in pursuing gastroenterology as their medical specialty.

The course will cost £150 to attend. There is a good mix of hands-on experience of the latest diagnostic technologies alongside interactive workshops, lectures on career pathways and how to secure higher medical training in GI medicine.

To book a place on the course, please visit and follow the instructions on the website. If you have any queries in the meantime, you can contact MCI UK Ltd at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or telephone them on 0141 202 2888.

Tickets are limited to 120 spaces and are sold on a 'first come, first served' basis and are likely to sell very quickly - so 'don't delay, book today'!

Free places for medical students...

The BSG Trainees Section is inviting UK final year medical students to apply for one of 5 fully funded places on the fifth 'Taster Course in Gastroenterology' Applicants need to be UK-based medical students starting their final year of study this year.

Applicants should send a 2-page CV and 250 word (maximum) supporting statement (explaining why they want to do gastroenterology, their inspiration, experience and steps they have taken to gain insight into the specialty) to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by 5pm on the 6th October 2017. All applications must be supported by a covering letter, which is officially stamped or verified by the medical school faculty office.

An independent panel of gastroenterologists will choose the best applications. Successful applicants will be informed by the 20th October 2017. They will enjoy free registration to attend the course, have fully funded return transport to the course, and have overnight accommodation arranged for the 2nd December 2017.

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