Glasgow Gastro 2021


 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow / Online   

 6 CPD Approved

Returning for its fourth year, we are delighted to announce that Glasgow Gastro 2021 will be delivered as a hybrid event, with both face to face and digital delegates.

Book Now Closing date: 10 September 2021


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Returning for its fourth year, we are delighted to announce that Glasgow Gastro 2021 will be delivered as a hybrid event, with both face to face and digital delegates.

This one-day Conference will consist of interactive presentations, case based learning and state of the art lectures, with both national and international experts providing topical updates on a wide range of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy issues.

The programme will be of interest to consultants and trainees in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, General and Acute medicine and also nurse specialists in Gastroenterology, Endoscopy and Hepatology.

Up to 6 CPD credits will be available and for ease and convenience, the programme can be accessed live or for up to 3 weeks after on-demand.

Join us for Glasgow Gastro 2021 to hear from speakers including:

  • Professor Loren Laine - Yale University, USA
  • Dr Alastair McKinlay – President, British Society of Gastroenterology
  • Professor Debbie Shawcross - King’s College Hospital, London
  • Professor John Dillon - University of Dundee and Ninewells Hospital and Medical School
  • Professor Anton Emmanuel - UCL, UCLH & NHNN
  • Professor Matt Rutter - North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Helen Steed - Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Member - £85
Non-member (consultant) - £125
Non-member (Trainee & SAS) - £95
AHP - £105 
BSG member - £87.50


The Glasgow Gastro digital poster competition is open for submissions

All successful submissions will be displayed during the event and for 3 weeks after on our digital showcase

Please submit your abstract to:

Submission deadline: 6 August 2021

Submission criteria can be found under the 'downloads' tab below

Who should attend?

Gastroenterology and hepatology consultants and trainees

General and acute medicine consultants and trainees

Gastroenterology and hepatology nursing staff
SAS doctors



10 September

08:30 - 09:00

Registration, tea and coffee

10 September

09:00 - 09:05

Introduction and welcome

Professor Adrian Stanley
Consultant Gastroenterologist, Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Vice President (Medical), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

10 September

09:05 - 09:30

The place for new medication in the treatment of IBD - state of the art

Dr Chris Lamb
Honorary Consultant in Gastroenterology, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHSFT and
Clinical Intermediate Fellow, Newcastle University

10 September

09:05 - 09:05

SESSION 1: IBD - Chaired by Dr Robert Boulton-Jones

10 September

09:30 - 09:55

Redesigning IBD services in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr Shahida Din
Consultant Gastroenterologist
NHS Lothian

10 September

09:55 - 10:20

How the gut microbiome is unlocking new therapies for IBD

Dr Richard Hansen
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow

10 September

10:20 - 10:50

Morning break

10 September

10:49 - 10:49

SESSION 2: Endoscopy - Chaired by Dr John Morris

10 September

10:50 - 11:10

Green Endoscopy: opportunities for gastroenterologists to tackle the climate crisis

Dr James Maurice
Hepatology Registrar, St Mary's Hospital
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

10 September

11:10 - 11:35

How to improve your polyp detection rate

Professor Matt Rutter
Consultant Gastroenterologist, University Hospital of North Tees and
Clinical Director, Tees Bowel Cancer Screening Centre

10 September

11:35 - 12:00

Cytosponge for upper GI referrals

Dr Paul Glen
Consultant Upper GI Surgeon
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow

10 September

12:00 - 12:25

How to improve safety in endoscopy

Dr Manmeet Matharoo
Consultant Gastroenterologist
St Mark's Hospital, London

10 September

12:25 - 13:25

Lunch break

10 September

13:24 - 13:24

SESSION 3 - Optimal assessment & management of… - Chaired by Professor Adrian Stanley

10 September

13:25 - 13:55

The patient with constipation

Professor Anton Emmanuel
Professor and Consultant NeuroGastroenterologist UCL, UCLH & NHNN
Medical Director of Publishing, Royal College of Physicians

10 September

13:55 - 14:20

The patient with significant weight loss

Dr Alastair McKinlay
British Society of Gastroenterology

10 September

14:20 - 14:40

The patient referred with iron deficiency anaemia

Professor Helen Steed
Consultant Gastroenterologist
Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

10 September

14:40 - 15:10

International keynote lecture - Update on upper GI bleeding, what’s new?

Professor Loren Laine
Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases);
Chief, Section of Digestive Diseases, Internal Medicine and
Medical Director, Digestive Health
Yale University

10 September

15:10 - 15:40

Afternoon break

10 September

15:39 - 15:39

SESSION 4 - Liver - Chaired by Professor Ewan Forrest

10 September

15:40 - 16:05

Could changing the gut microbiome treat chronic liver disease?

Professor Debbie Shawcross
Professor of Hepatology and Chronic Liver Failure
Institute of Liver Studies, King’s College Hospital

10 September

16:05 - 16:30

Managing the patient with difficult autoimmune hepatitis

Dr Jess Dyson
Consultant Hepatologist
Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne

10 September

16:30 - 16:55

Screening for liver disease in primary care

Professor John Dillon
Professor of Hepatology and Gastroenterology
University of Dundee and Ninewells Hospital and Medical School

10 September

16:55 - 17:00

Thank you and close

Professor Ewan Forrest
Consultant Hepatologist
Glasgow Royal Infirmary









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