First published on 17 Sep 2020

President’s Bulletin: I know what you mean Mr Rumsfeld

Donald Rumsfeld, the former Secretary for Defense under President George Bush famously talked about what is known and unknown. His description of “known unknowns” and “unknown unknowns” caused some rather superior, wry, smiles at the time. It seemed impenetrably complex, […]

First published on 17 Sep 2020

BSG Section Committee Election Results

The BSG is delighted to confirm the results of 2020 elections for Section Committees. We thank everyone who nominated themselves to stand for a position, and to everyone who took the time to vote. We welcome each successful candidate into […]

First published on 16 Sep 2020

CSSC QI Lead and Secretary Appointment

The BSG is pleased to announce that Dr Bernard Brett has been appointed to the role of CSSC QI Lead and Secretary following a competitive process. BSG posts are appointed on a competitive basis and are open to all members […]

First published on 14 Sep 2020

BSG Council Election Results

The BSG is delighted to announce the results of the election for the BSG Council for 2020. There are eight BSG Councillors at any one time elected by BSG members. We are a diverse group with a variety of experience […]

First published on 02 Sep 2020

Frontline Gastroenterology: call for editors

Have you thought… about applying to be an Associate Editor? Frontline Gastroenterology is looking for an Associate Editor. Applications are open to anyone who fits the job description, but it is a good opportunity for people to come forward who […]

First published on 28 Aug 2020

In Memorium: Tina Bradley

The BSG was saddened to hear of the death of Tina Bradley on Tuesday 25th August after a long battle with cancer. Tina was Manager of the Infection Research Laboratory at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. Although her name may not […]

First published on 26 Aug 2020

BSG multi-society guidance on further recovery of endoscopy services during the post-pandemic phase of COVID-19

Introduction In March 2020, the BSG advised a pause in endoscopic services for all but emergency and essential procedures, to protect patients and the workforce and permit time to plan service reconfiguration (1) Five weeks later, guidance for resuming endoscopy […]

First published on 25 Aug 2020

How can gastroenterology training thrive in a post-COVID world?

Training Matters Opinion – Published in Frontline Gastroenterology Dr Michael FitzPatrick, Dr Jennifer Clough, Dr Philip Harvey, Dr Elizabeth Ratcliffe Gastroenterology training is understandably arduous. The UK Gastroenterology curriculum spans diseases of the liver, luminal gastrointestinal (GI) tract and pancreatobiliary […]

First published on 20 Aug 2020

BMJ Open Gastroenterology: Call for Editors

I take up my post as Editor in Chief from September 2020. I am very excited to take on this role and look forward to working with the readers, researchers, authors, editors and the BSG and BMJ to help deliver […]

First published on 20 Aug 2020

Obituary: Professor Roger Williams CBE

In Memoriam Professor Roger Williams CBE FRCS FRCP FRCPE FRACP FMedSci (1931-2020)    ‘The story of 3-Institutes’ From the early days of his clinical training, Prof Williams knew he wanted to be a Hepatologist and followed his passion to better […]

Prof Ian Talbot

First published on 20 Aug 2020

In Memorium: Prof Ian Talbot

Professor Ian Talbot was born in Blackpool in December 1939, the eldest of three siblings. He began his medical studies at Kings College, London in 1959 and qualified as a doctor in 1964. He decided on pathology as his speciality […]

First published on 20 Aug 2020

BSG invites applications for 2 Guideline Development Group Members

Apply to be a Guideline Development Group Member The BSG Endoscopy Committee is looking for two enthusiastic BSG members to be part of a new guideline development group (GDG). The guideline will be on Patient Experience and Safety during Gastrointestinal […]