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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News and Updates
Sample size and appropriate powering of randomised controlled trials in IBD: A Delphi study to achieve minimum recruiting targets for UK studies
Why is this project being done? A recent project has investigated every RCT in IBD in both adults and children published globally since 1996 (the year the first publication guidance in the CONSORT statement were released). We found that 20% of studies have no sample...
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...
BSPGHAN will be accepting applications for endorsement and funding support from BSPGHAN members organising national meetings in 2020.Endorsed meetings and resources are those that the Society will badge officially as being relevant and important for BSPGHAN Members.
I wanted to wish all our members Seasons Greetings and wish you well for the coming New Year. I hope that you all have a restful break with family and friends. BSPGHAN takes time at the end of each year to reflect on the achievements and challenges of the previous...
Mirum Pharmaceuticals is striving to bring transformative medicines who have rare cholestastic liver conditions. In keeping with their mission they have instituted a a Phase 3 study called MARCH to evaluate the safety and efficacy of maralixibat in pediatric...
Please go to https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/resources/establishing-correct-diagnosis-ehlers-danlos-syndrome-hypermobility-type-heds-children to read the full statement.
In June the new IBD Standards has been launched with the aim to improve how we care for people with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) across the UK. These have been created by IBD UK, a partnership of 17 patient and professional organisations, including BSPGHAN, the...