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
This is a recording of the talk delivered by Prof. Anil Dhawan, King’s College Hospital, on 10th September 2021. Produced by DW.
BSPGHAN Council thank BSPGHAN members for nominations for the 2021 BSPGHAN Distinguished Service Award. The decision on who will receive the award will be announced at the BSPGHAN Gala Dinner on Thursday 27th January 2022 A call for nominations will be advertised on the BSPGHAN website in September each year. Please download the full details for eligibility, standards, criteria and selection process. *A Full or Associate member of BSPGHAN for at least 5 years at the time of nomination. Please remember that Honorary Membership may also be conferred by the Society, at the recommendation of Council, upon distinguished colleagues who have made an outstanding contribution to paediatric gastroenterology, whether they be members of the Society or not. Upon retirement, Full Members may apply in writing to the Convenor to become Honorary Members. Honorary Members are not be required to pay the annual subscription fee and do not have voting rights...
This is a recording of the talk delivered by Dr Andrew Stagg, QMUL Blizzard Institute on 24th August 2021. Produced by DW.
Dear members Please see updated Guidance from the JCVI https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/jcvi-statement-august-2021-covid-19-vaccination-of-children-and-young-people-aged-12-to-17-years in addition to previous advice https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-vaccination-of-children-and-young-people-aged-12-to-17-years-jcvi-statement At this time, the Pfizer-BioNTech BNT162b2 vaccine is the only vaccine authorised for persons aged 12 to 17 years in the UKJCVI advises that all 16 to 17-year-olds should be offered a first dose of Pfizer-BNT162b2 vaccine. Persons aged 12 to 15 years with specific underlying health conditions that put them at risk of severe COVID-19, should be offered 2 doses of Pfizer-BNT162b2 vaccine with an interval of 8 weeks between doses. This currently includes children with severe neuro-disabilities, Down’s Syndrome, underlying conditions resulting in immunosuppression, profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD),...
This is a recording of the talk delivered by Dr Susan Hill, Great Ormond Street Hospital, on 20th August 2021. Produced by DW.
This is a recording of the talk delivered by Prof. Julie Khlevner, Columbia University Medical Centre on 21th July 2021. Produced by DW.
This is a recording of the talk delivered by Dr. Anna Pigott, Staffordshore Children’s Hospital, at the BSPGHAN Trainee’s Day 2021 Produced by DW.
This is a recording of the talk delivered by Dr. Hina Rizvi, Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Dr Ros Rabone, Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Produced by DW.
This is a recording of the talk delivered by Dr. Hina Rizvi, Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Produced by KYL.
This is a recording of the talk delivered by Dr. Jeng Haw Cheng, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. Produced by KYL.
Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Jul 7, 2022 12:00 PM London Topic: BSPGHAN Education Series: IBD associated liver disease Speaker: Dr Jane Hartley Register in […]
Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Jul 15, 2022 01:00 PM London Topic: BSPGHAN Education Series: ARFID Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WsNm1hkOQY-AWJtlUUjs1Q After registering, […]
Speaker: Dr Shishu Sharma Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Jul 20, 2022 02:00 PM London Topic: BSPGHAN Education Series: GORD and endotherapeutic procedure Register in […]
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The Oxford MasterClass 2022 will be held on 12th & 13th September at the Examination Schools in Oxford. The focus of the meeting will be the innovations in IBD from the field of […]
7-11 October 2022 in Barcelona: “Shaping the Future of Child Health” Find out more
8-10 March 2023 BSPGHAN Annual Meeting 2023 will be held in Old Windsor in close proximity to Heathrow, the M25 and with fast rail links from London Paddington via Slough […]