British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

WELCOME

Welcome to the British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (known as BSPGHAN), the national, professional and academic society which represents specialty colleagues working for infants, children and young people with digestive and liver disorders.

WHO WE ARE

BSPGHAN is a society that brings together colleagues from a range of professional disciplines and is recognised by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) as the society responsible for this field of paediatric medicine.

BSPGHAN’s membership  is renowned for its friendliness and inclusivity. Membership stands at around 500 members, comprising consultants and specialist trainees in paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition;  affiliated health care professionals such as specialist dieticians, nurses, pharmacists, clinical psychologists and scientists. This breadth of membership is a great benefit to the society and the wide range or professionals serve to represent our models of care for families. BSPGHAN has Professional groups and Working Parties to advocate for the key issues that our patients face.

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Jobs

Paediatric Consultant Gastroenterologist with Special Interest in Mucosal Immunology

Location: Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

Closing Date:07/04/2020

We are currently inviting applications for a full time Paediatric Consultant to join our Gastroenterology team.

This exciting opportunity is for a permanent full-time post (8 DCC / 2 SPA) to work in this unique and supportive environment within a busy children’s hospital.

We are looking for an innovative, enthusiastic consultant with appropriate clinical experience to join our team of 8 paediatric Gastroenterologists, focusing mainly on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

For more information go to:

https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/916008961

Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology

Location: Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow

This post has been created to lead the paediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) service in Glasgow, to maintain and develop our reputation for excellence in this clinical area, and to support the departmental workload in PGHN care in a dynamic, research active and internationally recognised department.

For more information, go to https://jobs.scot.nhs.uk/_Details.aspx?vacNo=607908

News and Updates

President 2nd April 2020:  Update 1. Guidance for health professionals with IBD/liver disease 2. IBD registry tool  3. Guidance for trainees 4. treatment and vaccines for covid19 from EMA

BSG/JAG statement on personal protective equipment (PPE)

All upper GI endoscopy should be considered high risk and enhanced PPE is recommended for all patients, regardless of any risk stratification. BSG also considers lower GI endoscopies to be aerosol generating procedures (AGP) but the evidence for this is less strong...

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President 2nd April 2020:  Update 1. Guidance for health professionals with IBD/liver disease 2. IBD registry tool  3. Guidance for trainees 4. treatment and vaccines for covid19 from EMA

President’s Update 27th March 2020

Dear members I hope that BSPGHAN can help you feel as safe as possible, find guidance you need, allow remote peer support and provide clarification if existing advice is not clear.  People are  pulling together and supporting each other locally and...

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President 2nd April 2020:  Update 1. Guidance for health professionals with IBD/liver disease 2. IBD registry tool  3. Guidance for trainees 4. treatment and vaccines for covid19 from EMA

President Update 26th March 2020

I know that you are all supporting each other and working together in new ways remotely and face to face. Please do sign post your families to the excellent links that are updated regularly for patients with IBD by CCUK...

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President 2nd April 2020:  Update 1. Guidance for health professionals with IBD/liver disease 2. IBD registry tool  3. Guidance for trainees 4. treatment and vaccines for covid19 from EMA

President update 23rd March 2020

Dear members I would like to draw your attention to 3 important items today 23/3/20. Letter from Simon Stevens This  sets out important actions that the NHS should put in place to redirect staff and resources, building on multiple actions already in train....

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President update Monday 30th March 2020- Endoscopy and IBD statements from ESPGHAN

COVID-19 update to BSPGHAN members 17/03/20

Dear BSPGHAN members  I trust that this message finds you and your families well.  I will try to provide updates if I receive advice which will help members plan services and support challenges due to workforce shortages.  Speciality specific advice...

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President update Monday 30th March 2020- Endoscopy and IBD statements from ESPGHAN

New Message from the President

Dear members I trust that this message finds you well. I am writing to notify you that following guidance, we have taken the decision to cancel our annual trainees and associates meeting in May. The priority is the safety of our staff, patients and families.  Trusts...

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Advice for people with #Crohn's & #UC from the UK #IBD #COVID19 working group.

Please report confirmed cases to #IOIBD Secure-IBD Registry https://covidibd.org/

Full guidance for UK IBD teams imminent via @BritSocGastro

Stay safe & keep well

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

I'd recommend all #IBD interested clinicians, patients and families follow @charlie_lees. He's doing a power of work behind the scenes just now to bring out IBD-specific #COVID19 advice. More soon!

@newsfortofs staff member Anna Clark, Trustee John Pearce & @dietitianjulia attended the @BSPGHAN conference to introduce themselves & encourage adoption of NASPGHAN/ESPGHAN guidelines in the UK for improved OA/TOF follow-up. More info here (http://bit.ly/2Ubb6nV)

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Jobs

Paediatric Consultant Gastroenterologist with Special Interest in Mucosal Immunology

Location: Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

Closing Date:07/04/2020

We are currently inviting applications for a full time Paediatric Consultant to join our Gastroenterology team.

This exciting opportunity is for a permanent full-time post (8 DCC / 2 SPA) to work in this unique and supportive environment within a busy children’s hospital.

We are looking for an innovative, enthusiastic consultant with appropriate clinical experience to join our team of 8 paediatric Gastroenterologists, focusing mainly on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

For more information go to:

https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/916008961

Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology

Location: Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow

This post has been created to lead the paediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) service in Glasgow, to maintain and develop our reputation for excellence in this clinical area, and to support the departmental workload in PGHN care in a dynamic, research active and internationally recognised department.

For more information, go to https://jobs.scot.nhs.uk/_Details.aspx?vacNo=607908

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