AUGIS Meetings

Aside from our Annual Scientific Meeting, AUGIS is running regional one day events through the year. 

Please find out further details below. 

Fundamentals of Liver and Pancreatic Surgery Courses

Fundamentals of Liver Surgery Course

Thursday 27 April 2023

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Fundamentals of Pancreatic Surgery

Friday 28 April 2023

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We are happy to announce that the third 'Fundamentals of Liver Surgery Course' will take place on the 27 April, 2023 at BOWA MEDICAL UK in Devon. The course is specifically designed for SpRs/equivalent grades who are due to start, or already are on their first HPB job. The first ‘Fundamentals of Pancreatic Surgery Course’ will also be piloted on 28 April, 2023 at the same venue.

This course will cover both theoretical knowledge and hands-on technical skills that will provide you with the appropriate tools, to enable you to get the best out of your HPB rotation. 

Please contact the AUGIS office ( or if you have any questions. 

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AUGIS North West Regional Meeting

Friday 10 March, 13:30 – 20:00  

Cheadle Village Hotel, Cheadle Road, Cheadle 

This educational meeting is aimed at upper UGI consultants, trainees and allied health professionals.   There are a variety of talks spanning the breath of UGI surgery for trainees and consultants at all levels.   The Best Timed Pathway workshop aims to bring together allied health professionals from across Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside (dieticians, specialist nurses and all those involved in cancer pathways) to share best practice & improve the care for oesophagogastric cancer patients.   There will be hands on experience for trainees of an innovative laparoscopic simulator that could potentially be integrated into modular training programmes.

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This meeting is free to attend for AUGIS members, trainees & AHPs.

Fee for Non AUGIS consultant attendees £40.

Limited places. To register please have to hand your AUGIS membership number . The event is offered free to members.

Please click here to register.

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GBIHPBA Meeting 2023

Save the Date: Thursday 20 - Friday 21 April 2023

We are delighted to be organising our next GBIHPBA meeting in April next year in Leeds, Yorkshire. This scientific meeting is aimed for both consultants and trainees, which will also include an update in the management of HPB Cancers, debates on controversial topics and also a focus on surgical outcomes. The evidence for the role of liver transplantation in the oncological management of HPB cancers are also presented.  In addition, there will also be multi-disciplinary team discussions and management of complex cases. With the increase in robotic and laparoscopic surgery, lectures on specific themes are discussed. A tremendous amount of effort has gone into ensuring an educational programme that includes a wide range of topics are discussed in this meeting.

There will be various registration options, including registering for the meeting day only and also registration to include accommodation and the Gala Dinner. Further details will be publicised shortly. 

Click here to view the GBIHPBA 2023 provisional programme


Previous 2023 Meetings

Below are meetings which have taken place so far this year for our members.

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OG Robotic Consensus Meeting

Monday 16th January 2023

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Robotic surgery is becoming increasingly popular amongst upper gastrointestinal surgeons specialising in oesophageal and gastric disease. We are excited to announce that AUGIS will be holding a meeting on the 16th January at the Royal College of Surgeons for all surgeons interested in performing robotic surgery in this area. We will cover training, implementation and governance.

There will be presentations from industry partners and opportunity to meet with the robotic teams as well as surgeons experienced with these platforms. In the afternoon there will be an open forum to discuss safe implementation and governance of robotic surgery in the UK. This will lead to an AUGIS statement guiding clinicians on robotic surgery in their respective trusts. We welcome both experienced and inexperienced surgeons to partake in this important meeting designing the future of robotic OG surgery in the UK. 

This meeting is free for AUGIS members and you can register on the link below.

For consultant non-members the cost to attend is £50 and for trainee surgeon non-members the cost is £25.

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Previous 2022 Meetings

Below are previous AUGIS Meetings held this year. 

GBIHPBA Robotic HPB Meeting

Saturday 15 October 

Clinical Science Building (CSB), University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust

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Basics of Liver Surgery Course

Friday 14 October 

BOWA Medical UK, Devon

The second 'Basics of Liver Surgery Course' will take place on the 14th October 2022 at BOWA MEDICAL UK in Devon. The course is specifically designed for SpRs/equivalent grades who are due to start, or already are on their first HPB job.

This one day course, will cover both theoretical knowledge and hands-on technical skills that will provide you with the appropriate tools, to enable you to get the best out of your HPB rotation. Please find the programme for the day below. 

The course is now full for this year. 

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Liver Transplantation for New Cancer Indications: a National Update

Friday 17 June 2022

Feto-Maternal Unit, KCH, London

On behalf of GBIHPBA and Special Interest Group -Transplant Oncology (SIG-TO),  the Liver Transplantation for New Cancer Indications – a National update Meeting took place on Friday 17 June 2022 at the Feto-Maternal Unit at the King's College Hospital in London.

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Three Regions Meeting

Friday 27 May 2022

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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Essentials of Surgical Research

Friday 20 May 2022

Friends House, 173-7 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ

Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI), Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland (AUGIS) & British Association of Surgical Oncology (BASO) Trainees

A one day face-face event took place on Friday 20 May 2022, at Friends House,

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Click here to view the provisional programme