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Join the BSG Elected Council

BSG Elected Council represent the interests of the members of the Society in Council and other committees and external bodies. There is ONE position up for election.

  • Any BSG member from any specialty or profession is eligible to be elected to BSG Council.
  • Applicants should be a member for at least 3 years (for consultants) or 2 years (trainees and non-consultant groups), be of good standing professionally and have a track record of involvement with the Society

Nominations must be in by 18:00 on Tuesday 4th of May.

The BSG is committed to a policy of diversity and inclusion in all its activities and appointments.  All applications who meet the published job specification and criteria will be considered without regard to age, race, gender, orientation, ethnicity, in accordance with the Society’s approved E & I policy.

Job description & Specification

  • The mission of the BSG is to support its members to provide the best care and achieve the best outcomes for patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases
  • The British Society of Gastroenterology is an organisation focused on the promotion of gastroenterology within the United Kingdom. It has over three thousand members drawn from the ranks of physicians, surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, scientists, nurses, dietitians, and others interested in the field. Founded in 1937 it has grown from a club to be a major force in British medicine, with representation within the British Royal Colleges and health service and Government bodies. Internationally it is represented at World and European level
  • The BSG is a registered Charity subject to Charity Commission rules and has a governance structure composed of Trustees, an Executive, and Elected Council representing the membership.  The interplay of these groups is to ensure effective implementation and adherence to our mission

Nomination process

Members of the Society are invited to make nominations for elections to Council, which must be proposed by another member in good standing of at least a year.

Nominations for election to Council automatically go forward to a ballot of the membership.

Nominations must be in by 18:00 on Tuesday 4th of May.

Elections will take place during May, with results announced in June.



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