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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.

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Jobs

Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Glasgow

Job Reference: 49069; Closing Date: 5th May 2021; Interview Date: 25th May 2021

 Additional Arrangements for Applicants : Informal enquiries and details of arrangements to visit the department regarding this post will be welcome by:
Dr Andrew Barclay
Consultant
Andrew.Barclay@ggc.scot.nhs.uk
0141 451 6543

For full please view Job Description

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.

BSPGHAN Virtual Annual Meeting 27th – 29th April 2021

Dear Friends,

On behalf of the organising committee we thank you for making the BSPGHAN Virtual Annual Meeting 27th – 29th April 2021 a success.

We are pleased to inform you that all recordings from the annual meeting are now available via the Conference Portal. Posters and videos will be available until 1 August 2021. – the link is available via the Conference Portal

Attendance certificates are also available on the same page. Please note- you will need to be logged in to see the download link.

BSPGHAN 2021 Organising Committee

News and Updates

Open letter to Matt Hancock from IBD UK

Open letter to Matt Hancock from IBD UK

Dear Members IBD UK will be sharing this open letter to Matt Hancock on the IBD UK website and Crohn’s & Colitis UK website on Monday morning. We will then be sharing it on social media channels with the attached graphic and copy below, which you are welcome to...

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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

Happy #InternationalNursesDay2021 thank-you for always being there for patients and supporting your colleagues so expertly! #IND2021 #Nursesday2021 #NurseTwitter #NHSheroes

The @IBDUKTEAM report showed that IBD care across the UK needs to change. IBD needs to be taken seriously, so we’re asking @MattHancock for a clear government strategy for improvement. Please RT and support our ask for #BetterIBDCare

An open letter to @MattHancock from @IBDUKTEAM and many more. #BetterIBDCare @CrohnsColitisUK @awmckinlay @SandraGidley @SueProtheroe4 @GastroDrSmith @CarolineBoveyRD https://ibduk.org/blog/2021/our-open-letter-to-matt-hancock

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Jobs

Full time Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist – Maidstone Hospital.

Full time Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist without any on call.

Last date for submission of application  is 16th May . Interested person is welcome to contact me .

https://beta.jobs.nhs.uk/candidate/jobadvert/C9359-21-3905

Bim

Professor Bim Bhaduri FRCP FRCPCH  
Consultant Paediatrician & Gastroenterologist
Maidstone Hospital
Hermitage Lane, Maidstone
Kent ME16 9QQ
Tel: 01622 224723  Mob:07747795574

Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Glasgow

Job Reference: 49069; Closing Date: 5th May 2021; Interview Date: 25th May 2021

 Additional Arrangements for Applicants : Informal enquiries and details of arrangements to visit the department regarding this post will be welcome by:
Dr Andrew Barclay
Consultant
Andrew.Barclay@ggc.scot.nhs.uk
0141 451 6543

For full please view Job Description

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.

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