The UK & Ireland’s Premier Professional Association in the field of Laparoscopic Surgery

 

The Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons was formed in April 1994 in Harrogate by the amalgamation of the Society of Minimally Invasive General Surgeons (SMIGS) and British Surgical Stapling Group (BSSG). Since that time the ALSGBI has established itself as the main voice for laparoscopic surgeons in the United Kingdom and Ireland, initially under the Presidency of Lord McColl and then Mr David Dunn. David's tragic death in office in 1998 is commemorated by the David Dunn Medal which is awarded to...

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President's Introduction

 

ALSGBI President - Peter SedmanWelcome to the website of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. The ALSGBI has been in existence since 1994, firstly as the Association of Endoscopic Surgeons but later renamed, and was set up to further the development of laparoscopic (or minimal access surgery) at a time when it was first being introduced into clinical practice; the concepts were revolutionary and represented a sea change in surgical practice. The role of laparoscopic surgery has expanded over the years and the procedures undertaken have evolved substantially in their complexity...

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Latest News

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Travelling Scholarships 2017

April 5th 2017

ALSGBI has generously funded a scholarship in memory of David Dunn. This scholarship is to the value of £4,000 and it is anticipated that this would enable a surgeon at the end of his/her training, o...

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RCS vacancy for Director for Professional Affairs (South East Coast)

April 21st 2016

Dear SSA Colleague   The RCS is advertising a vacancy for a Director for Professional Affairs in the South East Coast region, and is inviting applications from local consultant surgeons (of all...

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International ACS NSQIP Scholarships 2016

December 15th 2015

International ACS NSQIP Scholarships 2016 The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) and the International Relations Committee offer Internati...

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RCS Education Bursary

September 9th 2015

RCS Education Bursary   The College is committed to high quality surgical education and offers this prestigious bursary in order to promote accessibility to specialty skills training. The bursa...

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Consultation is now open on the draft gallstone disease quality standard

July 9th 2015

Dear colleagues   Consultation is now open on the draft gallstone disease quality standard   We are pleased to announce that the draft gallstone disease quality standard is now availabl...

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Upcoming Events

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EAES 2017

June 14th to June 17th 2017

Frankfurt am Main, Germany 14 - 17 June 2017 Click Here...

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IFSO 2017 London

August 29th to September 2nd 2017

Click the banner below for more details (Abstract submission deadline 1st April 2017) ...

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ALSGBI ASM 2017

November 8th to November 10th 2017

SAVE THE DATE ALSGBI ASM 2017, Cardiff Training Day 8th November ASM 9-10 November ...

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