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First published on 03 Apr 2020

President’s Bullet Point Bulletin – 4th April 2020

3rd April 2020 Trying to keep your finger on the pulse of national specialty activity in the rapidly changing COVID-19 environment is difficult. I really hope you are all able to give some focus to your personal well-being each day. […]

First published on 31 Mar 2020

COVID-19 UK IBD Tool for patients is now live

The new COVID-19 UK IBD Tool for patients is now live. The tool aims to help you and your team to identify and reach your moderate and high-risk IBD patients. This is to support and complement the work you and […]

First published on 26 Mar 2020

EoE/EGID and COVID-19 – an urgent world-wide data collection

The recent surge in cases of COVID-19 throughout the world and its severe impact on global healthcare have highlighted the need for the rapid accumulation of data pertaining to subpopulations infected with the virus in order to allow for the […]

First published on 20 Mar 2020

Connecting for the Future: Virtual Working and Maintaining Support for our Specialty Colleagues

Dear Colleagues, The last week has been a period of rapid change for the country and for all of us working in specialty medicine. Each hospital is making ready for the peaking of COVID-19 virus. The uncertainties of what we […]

First published on 19 Mar 2020

Support for trainees during the COVID-19 outbreak

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the country, our role as NHS frontline staff has never seemed more daunting. It goes without saying that the next few months with be enormously challenging. I suspect that soon, if not already, the […]

First published on 13 Mar 2020

BSG2020 and COVID-19: An update from the BSG President

Since my last posting, the Senior Officers of the BSG along with our CEO Mark Hacker and our conference partners, have been taking daily advice and reviewing the situation regarding our meeting in Liverpool 2020. The situation is changing rapidly, […]

First published on 26 Feb 2020

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships available

Future Leaders Fellowships is a £900 million fund that is helping to establish the careers of world-class research and innovation leaders across UK business and academia. The scheme is open to researchers and innovators from across business, universities, and other organisations, […]

First published on 17 Feb 2020

BSG President meets Bangladesh Prime Minister

Dr Cathryn Edwards, President of the British Society of Gastroenterology, welcomed the opportunity to meet with Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh today. Dr Edwards explained the importance of the BSG in the UK, and its role in […]

First published on 06 Feb 2020

President’s Bulletin: January 2020

“If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far… go together.” The start of a new year brings for most, resolutions and new starts. The BSG is no exception. This year the Society starts the new […]

First published on 05 Feb 2020

Patient & Clinical Team Resource

Dear colleagues, I have developed with a trainee – Dr Solange Serna – an online resource to be used by any patient undergoing endoscopy procedures. It is a resource highlighting information that is contained in a standard pre-procedure patient endoscopy […]

First published on 31 Jan 2020

ACCEA 2020 – suspended for 2020

Update 4.30 pm 20 March 2020: The Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) has suspended applications for the 2020 award round. Deadline for applications for support to BSG is 9:00 Wednesday 8th April 2020 The 2020 ACCEA Award round […]

First published on 29 Jan 2020

More research opportunities for IBD patients with the support of IBD Clinical Nurse Specialists

A new initiative aimed at encouraging more inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) Clinical Nurse Specialists to get involved in clinical research as part of their role was launched in early March 2019. NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) Gastroenterology specialty, led by […]