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Endorsed Event: Glasgow Gastro 2021

Endorsed Event: Glasgow Gastro 2021

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We are delighted to endorse the Glasgow Gastro 2021 event, run by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. The conference is returning for its fourth year as a hybrid event, with both face-to-face and digital delegates.

This one-day conference will consist of interactive presentations, case-based learning, and state-of-the-art lectures, with both national and international experts providing topical updates on a wide range of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy issues. The programme will be of interest to consultants and trainees in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, General and Acute medicine, and also nurse specialists in Gastroenterology, Endoscopy, and Hepatology.

Up to 6 CPD credits will be available and for ease and convenience, the programme can be accessed live or for up to 3 weeks after on-demand. Join them for Glasgow Gastro 2021 to hear from speakers including: Professor Loren Laine – Yale University, USA, Dr Alastair McKinlay – President, British Society of Gastroenterology, Professor Debbie Shawcross – King’s College Hospital, London, Professor John Dillon – University of Dundee and Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Professor Anton Emmanuel – UCL, UCLH & NHNN, Professor Mark Rutter – North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust Professor, Helen Steed – Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust.

BSG members will be entitled to a 30% discount on registration fees.

Event endorsed by the BSG.


08:30 – 09:00  Registration, tea and coffee
09:00 – 09:05 Introduction and welcome Professor Adrian Stanley
Consultant Gastroenterologist, Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Vice President (Medical), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Session 1: IBD – Chaired by Dr Robert Boulton-Jones
09:05 – 09:30 The place for new medication in the treatment of IBD – state of the art Dr Chris Lamb
Honorary Consultant in Gastroenterology, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHSFT and
Clinical Intermediate Fellow, Newcastle University
09:30 – 09:55 Redesigning IBD services in light of the COVID-19 pandemic Dr Shahida Din
Consultant Gastroenterologist
NHS Lothian
09:55 – 10:20 How the gut microbiome is unlocking new therapies for IBD Dr Richard Hansen
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow
10:20 – 10:50 Morning break
Session 2: Endoscopy – Chaired by Dr John Morris
10:50 – 11:10 Update on green endoscopy Dr James Maurice
Hepatology Registrar, St Mary’s Hospital
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
11:10 – 11:35 How to improve your polyp detection rate Professor Matt Rutter
Consultant Gastroenterologist, University Hospital of North Tees and Clinical Director, Tees Bowel Cancer Screening Centre
11:35 – 12:00 Cytosponge for upper GI referrals Dr Paul Glen
Consultant Upper GI Surgeon
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow
12:00 – 12:25 How to improve safety in endoscopy Dr Manmeet Matharoo
Post CCT Endoscopy Fellow
St Mark’s Hospital, London
12:25 – 13:25 Lunch break
Session 3: Optimal assessment & management of… – Chaired by Professor Adrian Stanley
13:25 – 13:55 The patient with constipation Professor Anton Emanuel
Professor and Consultant Neuroastroenterologist UCL, UCLH & NHNN
Medical Director of Publishing, Royal College of Physicians
Editor-in-Chief Clinical Medicine and Commentary Lead of the Workforce Race Equality Standard, NHS England and NHS Improvement
13:55 – 14:20 The patient with significant weight loss Dr Alastair McKinlay
British Society of Gastroenterology
14:20 – 14:40 The patient referred with iron deficiency anaemia Professor Helen Steed
Consultant Gastroenterologist
Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
14:40 – 15:10 International keynote lecture – Update on upper GI bleeding, what’s new? Professor Loren Laine
Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases);
Chief, Section of Digestive Diseases, Internal Medicine and
Medical Director, Digestive Health
Yale University
15:10 – 15:40 Afternoon break
Session 4: Liver – Chaired by Professor Ewan Forrest
15:40 – 16:05 Manipulating the gut microbiome to improve outcomes in chronic liver disease Professor Debbie Shawcross
Professor of Hepatology and Chronic Liver Failure
Institute of Liver Studies, King’s College Hospital
16:05 – 16:30 Managing the patient with difficult autoimmune hepatitis Dr Jess Dyson
Consultant Hepatologist
Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
16:30 – 16:55 Screening for liver disease in primary care Professor John Dillon
Professor of Hepatology and Gastroenterology
University of Dundee and Ninewells Hospital and Medical School
16:55 – 17:00 Thank you and close
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Date And Time

10-09-2021 @ 08:30 to
10-09-2021 @ 17:00


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