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BSGNA Committee Vacancies 2016

Tuesday, 10 May 2016 13:09

We invite BSGNA members to submit applications to join our committee, some committee members coming to the end of their term of office. We welcome both established and new members to consider joining our committee.

Our aims are to improve patient care by representing them via the BSGNA both within the BSG and externally with other organisations who share the interests of our patients and improving standards of care. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a National Group and work with like-minded people to help support and develop nursing within endoscopy and gastroenterology.

The committee consists of 12 officers: Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, Regional Group Coordinator, membership secretary, newsletter editor and sub Education Committee Chairperson along with five other officers.

With regards time and commitment, the group usually meets twice a year in London at BSG Headquarters and again at the National Meeting in June, which Committee Members are expected to attend as they will play a vital role in Chairing the sessions and assisting with poster rounds. During terms of office members will be expected to attend 60% of all meetings.

Members will be elected by a ballot and will serve for a period of three years. Members will be eligible for re-election after their first term and subsequently following a break of two years.

All committee members must be Associate Members of the BSG.

We welcome applications from any BSGNA member, please complete the attached application form and return it to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (Chairperson) or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (Vice chairperson)

If you would like to find out a more of what is involved please contact either Irene or Vikki for more information.

New members will be elected onto the Committee at the AGM which will take place at Conference in Liverpool on the 21st June 2016.

We look forward to meeting you in Liverpool

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Liverpool 2016 is only a few weeks away

Tuesday, 10 May 2016 12:27

Liverpool 2016 is only a few weeks away! We are busy making sure conference will go to plan and that it will be a superb learning experience for nurses and allied health professionals.

Come along to our conference sessions on Tuesday 21st June and Thursday 23rd June; we have something for everyone! If you have not registered yet, then please look at the web link to see the programme details.

Live endoscopy will be part of the conference on Wednesday 22nd June where we will have the opportunity to ask questions to the nurse experts working within the live sessions. You will be able to text or tweet your questions to our panel of experts. Specialist sessions will be available within the Wednesday medical programme too.

We are looking forward to hearing from our Key note speakers at our plenary session on Tuesday morning, both Dr Peter Carter OBE and Professor Dickon Weir-Hughes are well known nurses having held some of the most influential nursing positions in the United Kingdom, I am sure they will both give us lots to think about.

The BSGNA conference sessions have something for everyone, there will be lots to learn and will give you plenty of opportunity to gain evidence for Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) revalidation.

We will have our annual general meeting on Tuesday 21st June; this is for BSGNA members only, if you would like to become a member then please complete the application form on the BSG website,

On behalf of the BSGNA we look forward to seeing you in the wonderful city of Liverpool and hope that you enjoy our conference, exhibition stands and the sights and delights of the vibrant city of Liverpool.

Irene Dunkley
BSGNA Chairperson

HSJ Clinical Research Impact Award

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 13:43

The HSJ Clinical Research Impact Award provides an opportunity to recognise and reward the inspirational work that is taking place across the NHS to make clinical research a core activity.

This award celebrates NHS organisations dedicated to furthering clinical research, ensuring advances quickly reach practice and improve care.

HSJ Website

European Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Nurses and Associates Newsletter

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 13:00

Please follow the link below for the latest newsletter from the European Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Nurses and Associates (ESGENA)

20th ESGENA Conference

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 12:46

20th ESGENA Conference
15-17 October 2016

Hosted by the Austrian Society of Endoscopy Nurses and Associates (IVEPA)
In Conjunction with the 24th United European Gastroenterology Week

The 20th ESGENA Conference which will be held during the 24th United European Gastroenterology Week, October 15-17, 2016 in Vienna, Austria.

ESGENA will celebrate its 20th Anniversary in Vienna. Since its foundation in Berlin in 1996, ESGENA has established close co-operation with more than 40 countries within Europe and overseas. ESGENA provides a platform for strong networking and the exchange of information. Educational structures include the development of curricula, standards and guidelines as well as the establishment of clinical grants for individual nurses.

The Conference in Vienna is a good chance to reflect on the recent developments of the society and to discuss cutting-edge ideas. The jubilee also invites you to discuss new projects and the advancement of the profession with experts.

The ESGENA conference is also an opportunity to meet colleagues from different countries. The exchange with nurses from all over the world combined with the opportunity to attend the medical programme of the UEG Week ensures the ESGENA conference is an exceptional educational event.

The three day ESGENA conference will include state-of-the-art lectures, free papers & posters, lunch sessions, several workshops with hands-on training and live transmissions covering current topics in Gastroenterology and Endoscopy.

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