News from AUGIS


Clinical Services and Audit

In conjunction with the RCS (Eng), AUGIS has developed guidelines for commissioning services for gallstone and reflux diseases and these were reviewed in the last year. Their aim is to indicate to Commissioners how high-quality services should be configured. Clinical Read on! →



The winning dragons!

Congratulations to  Olga Tucker (lead), Jonathan Weblin, David McWilliams, Laura Nicholson, Peter Nightingale and Abigail Evans with their trial ‘Prehabilitation and rehabilitation in patients undergoing oesophagectomy or total gastectromy – the POGO trial’ which won the very popular Dragon’s Den at Read on! →



Provision of Services document

An updated AUGIS ‘Provision of Services’ document is now finished and can be seen here – http://www.augis.org/augis-guidelines/ Much hard work has gone into this document and, for the first time, it describes the required Standards of Care for all forms of Upper Read on! →



Registration is open for Leeds

Registration is open for the 19th AUGIS Annual Scientific Meeting which will take place at the Royal Armouries Leeds from 22 – 23 September. Delegates can also register for the AUGIS Surgical Training Day on Wednesday, 21 September at St James’ University Hospital. Registration for the Annual Scientific Meeting is for the two Read on! →



Join the AUGIS team!

There will be several vacancies arising on the AUGIS Council during 2016 – members are invited to put themselves forward for regional representative and other positions. The regional positions which will become vacant are in East Anglia, Northern Ireland and Trent. Read on! →