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
The current BSPGHAN advice on shielding will change on August 1st in line with Government advice. From 1 August, the government will pause shielding unless the transmission of COVID-19 in the community starts to rise significantly. See GOV.UK: guidance on shielding...
This is a recording of the talk delivered by Dr Maesha Deheragoda, consultant histopathologist at Kings College Hospital, on 10 July 2020. Video editing by Laura Kelly.
BSPGHAN Educational events 2020 and Annual Meeting 2021 Please Save The Dates in your diary BSPGHAN Annual Meeting and AGM January 27, 2021- January 28, 2021 BSPGHAN Masterclass “Intestinal Failure – Past, Present and Future”? August 12th, 2020 14.00...
This is a recording of the talk delivered by Mr Khalid Sharif, paediatric hepatobiliary and transplant surgeon at Birmingham Children's Hospital, on 2 July 2020. Video editing by David Wands.
This is a recording of the talk delivered by Dr Claire Miller, consultant radiologist at Birmingham Children's Hospital, on 1 July 2020. Video editing by Kwang Yang Lee.
Presidents Update June 28th 2020: 1. Pause of BSPGHAN/RCPCH Quality Standards Audit; 2; Shielding Update 3. Innovations. 4. ACCEA update
Dear Members Pause of the National Audit of Quality Standards for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition ('the PGHAN Audit'). The RCPCH/BSPGHAN PGHAN Audit Project Team have put the audit on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic and will reinvigorate the...
This is a recording of the talk delivered by Dr Elena Cernat, consultant paediatric gastroenterologist at Leeds Children's Hospital, on 26 June 2020. Video editing by Kwang Yang Lee.
Dear members COVID-19 has sadly shown that colleagues and patients from BAME communities have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Acknowledging and actively mitigating health inequalities is rightly high on our agenda. Recent events have additionally...
Dear members This week there is has been much to watch. We are uncertain what releasing of lockdown means in terms of keeping our patients and ourselves safe; what antibody testing of NHS staff may mean, if contact tracing, and wearing of surgical masks in public, and...
BSPGHAN Updated Shielding Guidance and Advice on Returning to School for Children with Gastrointestinal, Liver and Nutritional problems
Dear members, Please find: 1. BSPGHAN Updated shielding guidance and advice on returning to school for children with gastrointestinal, liver and nutritional problems and 2. BSPGHAN IBD Working Group - Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and COVID-19 in children with...