ScotRight was launched with the support of the Scottish Society of Gastroenterology with the aim of providing trainees across Scotland an avenue to collaborate on multi-centre research and audit projects. We hope to empower members to launch ambitious projects and deliver impactful research across Scotland. Membership is open to all trainees interested in becoming involved in GI research, including pre-specialty trainees. To get involved, sign up now at



Contact of current trainees/consultants who have undergone specific career paths and are happy to advise peers on in these areas:

Dr Natasha McDonald
Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatology at RAH, Paisley
Topic of interest: Transition from Registrar to Consultant; hepatology

Dr Gareth Rhys Jones
Consultant Gastroenterologist and Lecturer at Univesity of Edinburgh
Topic of interest: Accademic consultant jobs, IBD and immunology research

Dr Paul Brennan
SCRED GI registrar University of Dundee
Topic of Interest: SCRED jobs and hepatology clinical research

Dr Mhairi Donnelly
Gastroenterology Registrar, Liver Fellow at SLTU Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Topic of Interest: Liver year, Hepatology clinical Research

Dr Alexandra Thompson
Gastroenterology Registrar, Liver Fellow at Freeman Hospital, NewCastle
Topic  of Interest: Liver year, hepatology basic science research

Dr Ruairi Lynch
Gastroenterology Registrar and Lecturer at University of Edinburgh
Topic of Interest:  hepatology basic science research, ECAT

Dr Rosie Haddock
Gastroenterology Registrar in West of Scotland
Topic of Interest: LTFT (professional athlete)

Dr Sarah Minnis-Lyons
Gastroenterology Registrar in South  East of Scotland
Topic of Interest: LTFT and liver research

Dr Eliana Saffuri
Gastroenterology Registrar and Advance Endoscopy Fellow at GRI
Topic of Interest: advance endoscopy

Dr Gillian Leggett
Gastroenterology Registrar in ARI and former Clinical Fellow at multivisceral transplant centre Cambridge University hospital
Topic of Interest: nutrition and intestinal failure

If you are interested in discussing any specific issue with any of the contacts above please email

Dates of upcoming SCE exams

SCE exam preparation can be daunting if nobody in “your team” is studying with you. Also material available is vast and you can get lost without guidance.
But in Scotland we are lucky to be a small group of registrars and there is a big chance we are going to work as consultant together, so I guess we are a team already!
Distance can separate us but we can share educational material, link to guidelines, suggestions for book in this blog: