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 Committee Elections

The Roux Group holds elections for roles once a year so please ensure that you are an AUGIS Trainee Member to hear about upcoming Elections. 

Oxford Regional Representative

Dear Roux Group Member,

Applications are now open to become an Oxford Regional Representative for the Roux Group. These roles are a vital point of contact between Roux 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 an enthusiastic individual, 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 until January 2024.

Area for Regional Representatives:

- Oxford                                                                                   

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 5th July 2023, 12pm. If more than one person is nominated for the position, a ballot will take place.

We welcome any informal queries.

With best wishes, 

Mr. Leo Brown

Roux Honorary Secretary

On behalf of the Roux Group Committee


Click here to view the Regional Representative Job Description


Roux Group Weekend March 2024

We are excitied to announce that the next Roux Weekend will be taking place in March 2024 at the Chesford Grange Hotel in Warwickshire from the 22 - 23 March 2024.

Look out for further details in the next few months.


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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