News from AUGIS

Make a date for Edinburgh

The 2018 AUGIS ASM will take place at the Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, from September 19 – 21 and it already promises to be a great meeting. The website can be viewed here – We look forward to seeing as many Read on! →

International Oesophago-Gastric Symposium

The 16th International Oesophago-Gastric Symposium will take place on 9 March in London. An expert faculty will discuss the optimal techniques of performing minimal access cancer, anti-reflux, achalasia, bariatric and gallstone surgery. Expert surgeons will share their experience and lead discussion among participants Read on! →

Views needed on HPB research focus

Please complete the following survey aimed at identifying research priorities in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery – This study is supported by the GBIHPBA committee. Following the collation of round 1 responses, a further two rounds will be performed through the GBIHPBA membership for Read on! →

Getting ready for Cork 2017!

AUGIS members should start to plan their to journey to Cork for the 20th AUGIS Annual Scientific Meeting which will be be held at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork from 21 – 22 September. Take a look at the Microsite for more information. Registration is open and we are happy Read on! →

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 – 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! →