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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.

Read more about us here.

Jobs

CONSULTANTS IN PAEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY: – 2 Posts. Closing date 28th May 2021

Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

We are delighted to invite applications for a consultant in paediatric gastroenterology to join our fantastic and dynamic team of consultant gastroenterologists. We provide paediatric gastroenterology service across the Northwest of England and welcome applications from highly motivated candidates with or without a special interest.

There are currently 4 Consultants and with the new posts there will be 6 Consultants. There are 5 IBD and Nutrition Specialist Nurses based at RMCH, alongside a Gastro Specialist Nurse for pH and impedance test and Oesophageal /Ano-rectal Manometry. The team undertake a weekly Intestinal Failure and PN MDT, Weekly IBD MDT Meetings, 2 Grand Round MDT meetings per week and a weekly Histology with one of the meeting dedicated to IBD/Radiology/Histopathology MDT meeting. There are 6.5 Consultant Gastroenterology outpatient clinics per week with the IBD and Nutrition Specialist nurses undertaking weekly outpatient clinics as well.

One post will be Consultant will substantive and the second will be locum post for 12 months with a view of this becoming substantive after. Posts holders are welcome to develop their special interests; however both post holders will do some general gastroenterology as well.

The Gastroenterology Department works closely with all tertiary specialities based at RMCH and provides support to District General Hospitals across the Greater Manchester conurbation and beyond. Joint outpatient clinics are held with the Endocrinology, Surgery, Immunology/Early onset IBD, and Pancreatic with adult gastroenterologist and Allergy teams with a Transition clinic occurring every 3 months. There is also joint clinic for post small bowel and liver transplant patients with Birmingham.

Each Gastroenterology Consultant has one elective Endoscopy list per week in the theatre suites. Emergency theatre sessions for urgent cases are also available. Emergency and out of hours cover is provided by a Consultant on call rota (non- resident) which is high intensity. The on call consultant undertakes ward rounds on Saturdays and Sundays.

Further information can be obtained from

Dr. Andrew Fagbemi, Clinical Lead on 0161 701 2371 andrew.fagbemi@mft.nhs.uk.

Dr Loveday Jago.                      0161 7015566    LovedayJane.Jago@mft.nhs.uk

Dr Mars Skae, CSU Clinical Director on 0161 701 0650 mars.skae@mft.nhs.uk

Application through www.careers.cmft.nhs.uk 

CLOSING DATE OF 28th May 2021.

Interview Date: June/July 2021.

Vacancy – Paediatric Consultant with special interest in Nutrition and Intestinal Failure

The team at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London are currently inviting applications for a full time Paediatric Consultant with a special interest in Nutrition and Intestinal Failure:

Reference: 271-MDL-2995971 (BMJ)

This exciting opportunity is for a full-time post 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 working specifically within the Nutrition and Intestinal failure Rehabilitation Unit.

This post involves a 1 in 7 on-call commitment (non-resident) for Gastroenterology patients when attending providing 24 hour cover for the service. The successful candidate will also be required to undertake senior leadership responsibility for the management of patient care whilst leading a team of middle grade Drs in the in-patient care of children. The on-call consultant is expected to undertake ward rounds at the weekend and on public holidays.

The successful applicant will join the Nutrition and intestinal failure Unit, undertake inpatient nutrition ward rounds across the hospital as part of a multidisciplinary nutrition rare team and run both general Gastroenterology clinics and specialised Nutrition clinics including for children on home parenteral nutrition and those with complex enteral feeding requirements. The successful applicant will also be required to undertake endoscopy list.

Applicants are expected to be MRCHP/MRCHPCH qualified or equivalent, and have extensive experience in general Paediatrics, paediatric Gastroenterology as well as evidence of experience in the field of Nutrition and Intestinal failure Rehabilitation.

Interested applicants are invited to contact Dr Jutta Koeglmeier, Unit Lead for Nutrition and Intestinal Failure Rehabilitation: Jutta.Koeglmeier@gosh.nhs.uk or Dr Osvaldo Borrelli, Head of Clinical Service: Osvaldo.Borrelli@gosh.nhs.uk or call 020 7762 6031

Substantive Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist or General Paediatrician with a strong interest in Paediatric Gastroenterology

The team at Staffordshire Children’s Hospital at the Royal Stoke (part of the University Hospital of the North Midlands NHS Trust) are looking for a Substantive Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist or General Paediatrician with a strong interest in Paediatric Gastroenterology. The post has time for specialist gastroenterology clinics and endoscopy, and is supported with specialist nurses and specialist dieticians. The post involves a commitment to general paediatric on-call. Please follow the link to NHS Jobs:    https://beta.jobs.nhs.uk/candidate/jobadvert/C9205-21-7427 and download the College approved job pack. If you are interested please contact Dr Yvonne Slater Yvonne.slater@uhnm.nhs.uk or Anna Pigott anna.pigott@uhnm.nhs.uk for further information.

 

BSPGHAN Virtual Annual Meeting- New Dates Announced

Dear Friends,

On behalf of the organising committee we are delighted to announce that the BSPGHAN Virtual Annual Meeting is now confirmed for Tuesday 27th April – Thursday 29th April 2021.

Please visit the Conference Website for more information and registration. 

Please SAVE THE DATE in your diaries and don’t forget to book your study leave.

We are honouring previous registrations – no need to book again.  Please share these dates with your colleagues and anyone who may be interested in joining this meeting

We are not asking for any new abstract submissions – all posters and oral presentations will remain as notified.

We look forward to seeing you in April.

BSPGHAN 2021 Organising Committee

News and Updates

March 2021 Highlights

March 2021 Highlights

Dear members  I hope this email finds you all well.  I trust that you are looking forward to our BSPGHAN Annual Meeting 27-29th April. If you already registered for January, there's no need to re-register for April.  A reminder that accepted abstracts...

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BSPGHAN Coronavirus update 31st January 2021

BSPGHAN Coronavirus update 31st January 2021

Dear members Further to advice issued on 20 January 2021 https://bspghan.org.uk/children-who-are-cev-vaccination-advice , the RCPCH has issued advice on clinical eligibility of children and young people for COVID-19 vaccines in phase 1 of the vaccination programme...

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Upcoming Events

I hope everyone is getting excited for #BSPGHAN2021 especially looking forward to these sessions https://conference.bspghan.org.uk/parallel #Gastroenterology #Associates #Trainees #PeGHAN

The team at Great Ormond Street Hospital are inviting applications for a full time Paediatric Consultant with a special interest in Nutrition and Intestinal Failure. Interested applicants can visit https://www.jobs.nhs.uk using reference 271-MDL-2995971

Fancy joining a fab team of paediatricians at the Staffordshire Children’s Hospital at the Royal Stoke? (part of ⁦@UHNM_NHS⁩ ). We have a PICU and tertiary paeds services. You won’t find a friendlier place to work. DM me for info. #paedsrocks https://beta.jobs.nhs.uk/candidate/jobadvert/C9205-21-4119

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Jobs

CONSULTANTS IN PAEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY: – 2 Posts. Closing date 28th May 2021

Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

We are delighted to invite applications for a consultant in paediatric gastroenterology to join our fantastic and dynamic team of consultant gastroenterologists. We provide paediatric gastroenterology service across the Northwest of England and welcome applications from highly motivated candidates with or without a special interest.

There are currently 4 Consultants and with the new posts there will be 6 Consultants. There are 5 IBD and Nutrition Specialist Nurses based at RMCH, alongside a Gastro Specialist Nurse for pH and impedance test and Oesophageal /Ano-rectal Manometry. The team undertake a weekly Intestinal Failure and PN MDT, Weekly IBD MDT Meetings, 2 Grand Round MDT meetings per week and a weekly Histology with one of the meeting dedicated to IBD/Radiology/Histopathology MDT meeting. There are 6.5 Consultant Gastroenterology outpatient clinics per week with the IBD and Nutrition Specialist nurses undertaking weekly outpatient clinics as well.

One post will be Consultant will substantive and the second will be locum post for 12 months with a view of this becoming substantive after. Posts holders are welcome to develop their special interests; however both post holders will do some general gastroenterology as well.

The Gastroenterology Department works closely with all tertiary specialities based at RMCH and provides support to District General Hospitals across the Greater Manchester conurbation and beyond. Joint outpatient clinics are held with the Endocrinology, Surgery, Immunology/Early onset IBD, and Pancreatic with adult gastroenterologist and Allergy teams with a Transition clinic occurring every 3 months. There is also joint clinic for post small bowel and liver transplant patients with Birmingham.

Each Gastroenterology Consultant has one elective Endoscopy list per week in the theatre suites. Emergency theatre sessions for urgent cases are also available. Emergency and out of hours cover is provided by a Consultant on call rota (non- resident) which is high intensity. The on call consultant undertakes ward rounds on Saturdays and Sundays.

Further information can be obtained from

Dr. Andrew Fagbemi, Clinical Lead on 0161 701 2371 andrew.fagbemi@mft.nhs.uk.

Dr Loveday Jago.                      0161 7015566    LovedayJane.Jago@mft.nhs.uk

Dr Mars Skae, CSU Clinical Director on 0161 701 0650 mars.skae@mft.nhs.uk

Application through www.careers.cmft.nhs.uk 

CLOSING DATE OF 28th May 2021.

Interview Date: June/July 2021.

Vacancy – Paediatric Consultant with special interest in Nutrition and Intestinal Failure

The team at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London are currently inviting applications for a full time Paediatric Consultant with a special interest in Nutrition and Intestinal Failure:

Reference: 271-MDL-2995971 (BMJ)

This exciting opportunity is for a full-time post 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 working specifically within the Nutrition and Intestinal failure Rehabilitation Unit.

This post involves a 1 in 7 on-call commitment (non-resident) for Gastroenterology patients when attending providing 24 hour cover for the service. The successful candidate will also be required to undertake senior leadership responsibility for the management of patient care whilst leading a team of middle grade Drs in the in-patient care of children. The on-call consultant is expected to undertake ward rounds at the weekend and on public holidays.

The successful applicant will join the Nutrition and intestinal failure Unit, undertake inpatient nutrition ward rounds across the hospital as part of a multidisciplinary nutrition rare team and run both general Gastroenterology clinics and specialised Nutrition clinics including for children on home parenteral nutrition and those with complex enteral feeding requirements. The successful applicant will also be required to undertake endoscopy list.

Applicants are expected to be MRCHP/MRCHPCH qualified or equivalent, and have extensive experience in general Paediatrics, paediatric Gastroenterology as well as evidence of experience in the field of Nutrition and Intestinal failure Rehabilitation.

Interested applicants are invited to contact Dr Jutta Koeglmeier, Unit Lead for Nutrition and Intestinal Failure Rehabilitation: Jutta.Koeglmeier@gosh.nhs.uk or Dr Osvaldo Borrelli, Head of Clinical Service: Osvaldo.Borrelli@gosh.nhs.uk or call 020 7762 6031

Substantive Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist or General Paediatrician with a strong interest in Paediatric Gastroenterology

The team at Staffordshire Children’s Hospital at the Royal Stoke (part of the University Hospital of the North Midlands NHS Trust) are looking for a Substantive Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist or General Paediatrician with a strong interest in Paediatric Gastroenterology. The post has time for specialist gastroenterology clinics and endoscopy, and is supported with specialist nurses and specialist dieticians. The post involves a commitment to general paediatric on-call. Please follow the link to NHS Jobs:    https://beta.jobs.nhs.uk/candidate/jobadvert/C9205-21-7427 and download the College approved job pack. If you are interested please contact Dr Yvonne Slater Yvonne.slater@uhnm.nhs.uk or Anna Pigott anna.pigott@uhnm.nhs.uk for further information.

 

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