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Welcome to the BSG Nurses hub. On this page, you will find access to the latest information for nurses, including relevant news, articles and events.

You can find information on the Nurses Association Committee on their page and explore upcoming funding and grant opportunities for nurses here.

Improving Safety and Reducing Error in Endoscopy (ISREE)

The ISREE strategy workshop seeks to promote learning from medical errors and patient safety incidents 

Medical errors and patient safety incidents remain largely unreported and unregulated at a national level. As patient safety remains at the core of JAG’s mission to improve endoscopy quality across the UK, JAG convened a workshop in January 2018 to discuss a new initiative: ISREE- Improving Safety and Reducing Error in Endoscopy. ISREE was developed from the premise that in order to make GI endoscopy services safer, we need to better understand, record, and draw on patient safety incidents as opportunities for learning.

Learning from endoscopy patient safety incidents: case of the month

Each month JAG publishes a case of the month highlighting a real-life clinical scenario which has impacted patient safety. Case studies are contributed by JAG leads and endoscopy services across the UK and are designed to provide an opportunity for discussion and to share learning.

Below you can find some examples, or visit the JAG website for all cases.

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Nurses Station

Our career articles are part of a new venture from the BSG Education Committee designed to provide updates on hot topics in gastroenterology for consultants, trainees and nurses alike.

The new programme and e-portfolio in the JAG Endoscopy Training System (JETS), called JETS Workforce, contains endoscopy-specific competency frameworks, guidelines for direct observation of procedural skills (DOPS), witness statements and reflective continued professional development statements. These combine to create a platform to which members of the endoscopy workforce may submit evidence of their own practices.

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Gastrointestinal Nursing

The BSG is proud to be partnering with Gastrointestinal Nursing, the leading journal for nurses working in gastroenterology, hepatology and stoma care.

The journal publishes original research, clinical reviews and case studies that have been peer-reviewed by leading experts in the field, as well as news and expert analysis on best practice, professional development and healthcare policy. Each of the ten issues a year touches on a range of topics, from IBD, viral hepatitis and colorectal cancer to upper GI endoscopy, parenteral nutrition and IBS.

Gastrointestinal Nursing aims to help specialist nurses improve the quality of life of patients by delivering care that is evidence-based, cost-effective and patient-centred. Don’t forget that BSG members can receive a 25% discount to subscribe to Gastrointestinal Nursing.

Find out more about GIN

16 Mar | Online Event

Endorsed Event: Royal Free Sheila Sherlock Postgraduate Hepatology Course

We are delighted to endorse The Royal Free Sheila Sherlock Hepatology Postgraduate course, taking place...continue reading
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Events & Training

16 Dec | Online Event

BSG Endoscopy Christmas Quiz

Please join us on the 16th of December at 6 pm for an endoscopy Christmas...continue reading
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14 Jan | Edinburgh International Conference Centre, The Exchange, 150 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8EE

IBD Investigators Day

Annual IBD investigators Day – Friday 14th January 2022  After a two-year gap, the annual gathering for...continue reading
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09 Dec | Online Event

Endorsed Event: London Live Endoscopy 2021

We are proud to endorse London Live Endoscopy 2021, a 2-day virtual conference available to...continue reading
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