Alcohol identification and intervention in English emergency departments

Alcohol screening together with referral or intervention is becoming part of routine practice in England.

Clinical Leadership Appointments Specialised Commissioning (National)

A new team is being formed to support Clinical Reference Groups (CRGs) develop and publish national clinical policies.

New CSSC Secretary Appointed

Dr Rupert Ransford has been appointed as the CSSC Secretary

Look out for briefings on BSG QI initiatives

During the forthcoming BSG Annual Meeting there will be short updates on the BSG’s Quality Improvement workstreams.

IBD Registry News

May 2018

Cancer datasets and tissue pathways

The Royal College of Pathologists

Plan for phased re-introduction of hepatitis B vaccine for lower priority groups

Since mid-2017 the UK has experienced a shortage of hepatitis B vaccine due to global manufacturing issues.

GI and Liver Transformation and Sustainability Network: Meeting summaries

Summaries of the North West and Midlands GI and Liver Transformation and Sustainability Network

HSJ Awards 2018

Entry deadline: 31st May 2018

BSG Endoscopy Live 2019 – Save the Date

The BSG Endoscopy Committee is delighted to announce that the next stand-alone national live endoscopy meeting will take place on 7-8th March 2019 at the SAGE Gateshead.

The BSG Nursing Awards 2018

The BSG Nurse Association have introduced a new award for an individual or teams who have made a demonstrable impact on patient care.

Receipt of Curative Resection or Palliative Care for Hepato-pancreatico-biliary Tumours

The aim of this study is to map the management pathway including investigations, biliary decompression and surgery from presentation to 90-day outcome for patients with pancreatic or peri-ampullary cancers as well as those with malignant biliary obstruction.

IBD Registry Update: March 2018

Researchers awarded £2.3m grant for clinical trial on patients with liver cirrhosis and oesophageal varices

Clinical researchers to lead a NIHR funded multicentre clinical trial to research CALIBRE

IBD Registry Update - February 2018

The latest news from the IBD Registry

ACCEA Awards 2018

National ACCEA Awards 2018 - the closing date for applications for BSG support will be 09:00 Tuesday 13th March 2018.

Improving Safety and Reducing Error in Endoscopy (ISREE) - a workshop

Summary of meeting

Referral of assessors required for NCAS assessment of an Upper GI physician

The National Clinical Assessment service are looking to source two upper GI physicians to act as clinical assessors in an upcoming NCAS assessment

BSG Endoscopy Live 2019 - call for participating centres

Planning is now underway for BSG Endoscopy Live 2019, to be held in March 2019.

IBD Registry Update - January 2018

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