Laparoscopy in The Covid-19 Environment – ALSGBI Position Statement

Laparoscopy in the Covid-19 environment: ALSGBI Position Statement (Conventional and Robotic) Covid-19 is a highly contagious RNA virus with a size range of 0.06 to 0.14 microns. Along with the nasopharynx and upper respiratory tract, the virus can be found in the entire GI tract. The virus has been found in nasal swabs, saliva, sputum,…

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Tan Arulampalam appointed as Visiting Professor at Anglia Ruskin University

The ALSGBI congratulate Tan Arulampalam, Honorary Treasurer of the Society on his appointment as Visiting Professor at the School of Medicine, Anglia Ruskin University. The School of Medicine is the newest medical school in the UK, having opened its doors to undergraduates in September 2018. The appointment, effective from February 2019, is recognition of Professor…

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CholeQuIC- ER study – recruiting now – deadline extended to 17th May

Do you want to reduce variation and improve the quality of care for patients with acute gallstone disease in your hospital? Join CholeQuIC-ER (Cholecystectomy Quality Improvement Collaborative-Extended Reach) now! The deadline for trusts/health boards to apply is 31st March 2019. Email cholequic@rcseng.ac.uk to receive your registration form. Visit www.rcseng.ac.uk/cholequicer for full details of how to register.

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2018 ALSGBI Award Winners

Click here for the winners of the 2018 David Dunn Medal sponsored by the EAES (Best Laparoscopic Abstract), the 2018 Journal of Surgical Simulation Award (Runner-up Best Laparoscopic Abstract), the 2018 ALSGBI Best Laparoscopic DVD Prize, the 2018 ALSGBI Best Laparoscopic Poster Prize and the 2018 ALSGBI Industry Partners’ Awards.

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ALSGBI Laparoscopic Surgery Training Day Bursaries worth £500 each

Our Laparoscopic Training Day is being held on Tuesday 4th December at The Christie, Manchester. There are 30 bursaries available, generously funded by our sponsors. The Training Day is designed for trainee upper, lower and general gastrointestinal surgeons from CT2 to ST8 levels of surgical training, with skills generic to both specialties. There will be…

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Case Reviewers Required – Acute Bowel Obstruction Study

NCEPOD Bowel Obstruction Protocol FINAL NCEPOD are recruiting a multi‐disciplinary group of healthcare professionals with a working interest in acute intestinal obstruction. Case reviewers will be asked to attend meetings during which they will assess case note extracts and questionnaires and provide expert opinion on the care patients receive. A training day will be held…

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2018 Overseas Bursaries

The ALSGBI is funding 2 special bursaries for overseas candidates this year.  Each bursary is to the value of GBP 1500 and is intended for a surgeon at the end of his/her training, or a consultant within 5 years of appointment, to come to our ASM in the UK in early December to learn new…

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ALSGBI Presidential & Council Elections

Presidential Election Nominations are now being accepted for the next ALSGBI President who will take up office as President Elect commencing after the Annual General Meeting (AGM) at our Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) in Manchester in December 2018 for one year.  The President Elect will become President at the ASM in November 2019 and this…

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EAES AT EXCEL, LONDON MAY 30

Please visit the EAES conference at ExCeL in London from May 30th to June 1st.   The EAES congress will be held at the: ExCeL London One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock London E16 1XL, United Kingdom https://www.excel.london/visitor/getting-here   Click here for more details

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2018 TRAVELLING SCHOLARSHIPS

The ALSGBI is funding a scholarship in memory of the late Mr David Dunn, a Past President of the ALSGBI. 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, or a consultant within 5 years of appointment, to make…

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GDPR REGULATIONS

Data protection is changing – the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on May 25th 2018. We would kindly ask that you update your contact preferences. Clicking on the “Member Login” button at the top right of this webpage will take you to the membership login page, upon logging in you will need…

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