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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BSPGHAN Virtual Annual Meeting 27th - 29th April 2021
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
This is a recording of the talk delivered by Professor Mark Beattie, consultant paediatric gastroenterologist at Southampton Children's Hospital, on 2 December 2020. Video editing by KYL.
This is a recording of the talks delivered by Dr Lakshmi Selvarajan, consultant paediatric gastroenterologist at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, and Dr Chayarani Kelgeri, consultant paediatric hepatologist at Birmingham Children's Hospital at the trainees'...
President Report 9th November: BSPGHAN COVID-19 – guidance on clinically extremely vulnerable children and young people
COVID-19 - guidance on clinically extremely vulnerable children and young people More evidence has emerged that shows there is a very low risk of children becoming very unwell from COVID-19, even for children with existing health conditions. Most children originally...
BSPGHAN Council are delighted to announce that we have consolidated an affiliation with Frontline Gastroenterology. This arrangement offers an exciting opportunity for BSPGHAN members to receive:- Free access to the online publication as a benefit of membership....
President Update 1st November 2020: (2) BSPGHAN HAS BEEN WORKING WITH THE RCPCH TO UPDATE GUIDANCE REGARDING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WHO ARE CLINICALLY EXTREMELY VULNERABLE
Clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) children are those who are considered to be at the highest risk of severe disease due to SARS-CoV-2 infection. Currently , the government and public health agencies have not issued guidance that people who are CEV are advised by...
President Update 1st November. (3) UPDATE FROM CROHN’S & COLITIS UK FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS – SEE INFORMATION BELOW FROM CCUK FOR THE ATTENTION OF BSPGHAN MEMBERS
Life in Lockdown Survey Results As you will be very well aware, IBD services have been disrupted one way or another by the coronavirus pandemic and we know there has been an impact on you and on patient care. Our Life in Lockdown survey gave us an insight into how...
This is a recording of the talk delivered by Dr Tassos Grammatikopoulos, consultant paediatric hepatologisy at the King's College Hospital, on 11 September 2020. Video editing by KYL.
This is a recording of the talks delivered by Dr Jeng Haw Cheng, paediatric gastroenterology grid ST8 at Alder Hey Children's Hospital, and Dr Hina Rizvi, paediatric gastroenterology SPIN ST7 at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital at the trainees' meeting on 19 August...
Dear Members I hope that since my last bulletin, on 28th July, you have remained safe and well and have had time to rest. Covid -19 has been the focus of bulletins this year, the pandemic having dominated all aspects of life – home, work, school, and...