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SSG Trainee Meeting 2017 - Thursday 30 November 2017
Venue: Dunblane Hydro Hotel

Please see the following programme for the event.

Registrations for the event have now opened!

To book your place please visit: http://ssgtrainee_winter17.eventreference.com/

SSG Winter Meeting 2017 – Friday 1 December 2017
Venue: Dunblane Hydro Hotel

The Scottish Society of Gastroenterology invite you to attend their upcoming Winter meeting. The programme will include talks by :

  • Prof. Catherine Nelson Piercy
  • Mr James Powell
  • Dr Mairi McLean, Aberdeen University
  • Dr Perminder Phull, Aberdeen University
  • Free papers
  • More speakers to be confirmed!

SSG Winter 2017 Draft Programme

Registrations are now open for the event! To register please follow the link below:

The SSG are also welcoming abstract submissions for the meeting. The deadline for submissions is Friday 3 November 2017. Prizes are awarded for the best oral presentation and the best poster presentation so submit your abstract to be in with the opportunity!

Abstract Submission Form


Other meetings:

Title: ERCP Skills Lab
Date: Tuesday 9 & Wednesday 10 January 2018
Venue: Kings College Hospital, London

Please see the attached flyer.


Title: RCPE 22nd Gastroenterology & Heptology Course
Date: Thursday 25 & Friday 26 January 2018
Venue: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

This well established course runs for its 22nd  time in the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

To read more,to view the programme and to find out how to register visit the website:


Should you have any questions please contact: Christine Berwick, Education Coordinator c.berwick@rcpe.ac.uk

Title: ERCP Intermediate Skills Lab
Date: Monday 30 January 2018
Venue: University College Hospital London

The ERCP Intermediate Course is intended for endoscopists who are well into their ERCP training and are looking for acquiring further tricks, tips and expertise in getting them further up the learning curve.  The two-day course will be based at University College Hospital London, and led by Dr George Webster, Dr Gavin Johnston and Dr Martin James (QMC Nottingham). The course combines live cases, clinical discussion and hands-on training. The scientific programme will cover four key subject areas: basic cannulation (and methods for getting you in when it isn’t happening for you!), Stricture Management, Stone Management and Management of Complications.
Application Criteria
Interested applicants should submit a CV, including ERCP and other endoscopic experience to date, career ambitions and suitability for selection.  Please submit your application to Dr George Webster (george.webster@uclh.nhs.uk) Dr Gavin Johnston (Gavin.Johnson@uclh.nhs.uk), Dr Martin James (Martin.James@nuh.nhs.uk) and Stephen Conway (Stephen.conway@cookmedical.com) by the 11th of December 2017.  Note: a maximum of 8 places are available for this course.
Applicants should have already had some practical experience of ERCP, and have done more than 100 cases (in both observed and hands-on capacity).
Training in diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP should only be sought by individuals with interest and training in the treatment of hepatopancreaticobiliary disease. Applications should include a supporting recommendation from the applicants’ clinical supervisor
Applications will be considered from trainees practicing within gastroenterology or GI surgery training programs within the UK.

Dundee Gastroscopy Courses

Please note that we have the following courses open for registration on JETS.

Please register via the link below;

JAG_CTA1 Lower GI polypectomy skills
23rd October 2017

JAG_GDP3 (M) Basic skills in upper gastrointestinal (UGI) endoscopy
10-12 January 2018
26-28 March 2018

JAG_GRP2 Training the Gastroscopy Trainers (TGT)
5-6 February 2018