Education News

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.

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.

BSG Educational Events - Guidance

Monday, 24 March 2014 11:24

Important Notes

  • 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.
Not BSG.

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)

WAGE 2014.
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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