Roux Group


The Roux Group is for AUGIS Trainee Surgeon Members. 

Roux Group Objectives


  • We will engage with trainee members via educational events throughout the year designed to target various aspects of the upper GI curriculum and promote networking and collaboration amongst its members to promote excellence in the field.
  • We will work directly with AUGIS-affiliated associations, such as BOMSS and GBIHPBA, to maximise opportunities for its members and align its activities with these organisations, and ensure the trainee voice is heard.
  • We will promote upper GI surgery as a career for medical students, foundation doctors and core trainees, to increase the uptake of the specialty and support their career progression.
  • We will organise an annual training weekend for members to enhance education and training, and provide an opportunity for a social get together at the Gala Dinner following the AGM.
  • The Roux Group Committee to be elected in a democratic and transparent process at the Annual Roux Group Weekend.

Roux Elections

Roux Group Regional Representatives Elections

Applications are now open to become a Regional Representative for the Roux Group. These roles are a vital point of contact between the Roux Group and UGI trainees/SAS surgeons across all grades at a national level. Posts will be closely aligned to the Schools of Surgery and Postgraduate Deaneries.  

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic individuals, with an interest in UGI surgery, who would like to be involved with shaping education and training. This is a fantastic opportunity to hold a key role within the UGI community, by disseminating information to your region and encouraging engagement from trainees and trainers at all levels. 

All applicants should be CT or ST1-2/ST3-ST8 within the respective deanery at the start of the role term. They must be a current paid Trainee Member of AUGIS. The duration of the term is 1 year (January 2023-January 2024). Click here for the Regional Representative job description.

Areas for Regional Representatives:

- East of England                                          - East Midlands

- Kent, Surrey and Sussex                           - London

- Mersey                                                        - Northern

- Ireland                                                         - North West

- Northern Ireland                                          - Oxford             

- Scotland                                                      - Severn             

- South West Peninsula                                  - Wales

- Wessex                                                        - West Midlands             

- Yorkshire                                                                                           

If you wish to be considered for a role, please provide a 100-word expression of interest indicating your suitability for the role. All expressions of interest should be sent to Mr Leo Brown, Roux Honorary Secretary, c/o Nichola Bartlett ( by 7 December 2022, 12pm. If more than one person is nominated for the position, a ballot will take place.

Roux Group Committee Elections

The Roux Group Committee Elections will commence in January 2023 and all members will be notified once the call for expressions has opened. 

Roux Group Weekend March 2023

We are excitied to announce that the Roux Weekend will be taking place in March 2023 at the Chesford Grange Hotel in Warwickshire from the 17 - 18 March 2023. 

The Meeting will take place from Friday 17 to Saturday 18 March 2023  at The Chesford Grange Hotel in Warwickshire. There will be Gala Dinner and accommodation for the Friday night at the Chesford Grange Hotel which will be included in the registration fee. 

We would also like to invite abstract submission for the Roux Weekend and the successful abstracts chosen will be presented at the end of the day. 

To find out more about submitting abstracts for the Roux Group Weekend please refer to the information below.

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Visit the Roux Group Weekend webpage


The Roux Group Newsletters provide a round up of the Roux Group Activities and what to look out for over the next few months. Please click on the links below to view the Roux Group Newsletters.

February 2022 Newsletter

September 2021 Newsletter

October 2019 Newsletter

February 2019 Newsletter

Learning Links

Endoscopy e-learning by JAG/HEE

The Endoscopy e-learning programme is a free e-learning resource for health and care professionals working in endoscopy. It has been developed by Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (JAG) working in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH).

The Endoscopy e-learning resource provides a programme of courses covering the core areas of endoscopy. Over the coming months further sessions will be developed to support the JETS Workforce e-portfolio.

Roux Group President

David Robinson

Committee Members

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