AUGIS Guidelines

Gallstone Commissioning Guidelines – 2016

Mr Ian Beckingham & Gallstone Commissioning Guidelines Group

Also available via the RCSeng website 


Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) Commissioning Guidelines – 2016

Mr Nick Maynard & Reflux Commissioning Guidelines Group

Also available via the RCSeng website 

Provision of Services | June 2016

Mr Nick Maynard, Mr Ian Beckingham

Pathway for the Management of Acute Gallstone Diseases | 2015

Mr Ian Beckingham, Mr Christian Macutkiewicz, Mr Giles Toogood, Mr Nick Maynard

Emergency General Surgery Report | 14 September 2015

AUGIS: Mr Ian Beckingham, Mr David Hewin, Mr Nick Maynard, Mr Giles Toogood, Mr Nick Hayes
ACPGBI: Ms Asha Senapati, Mr Steven Brown
ASGBI: Mr Iain Anderson, Professor Rowan Parks, Mr Nick Markham, Mr John Moorehead

AUGISt Endoscopy Report | June 2015:
Endoscopy training in the UK; the Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy National Survey

Guidelines for the management of oesophageal and gastric cancer | June 2011


AUGIS Guidance on Minimum Surgeon Volumes | October 2010

Clinical Services Committee
Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland


AUGIS Response to GMC Revalidation Consultation Document | June 2010

Richard Charnley
Chair of Clinical Services, AUGIS


AUGIS-ACPGBI joint document on Recommendations for Endoscopic Training for Gastrointestinal Surgeons | April 2010


Guidelines for the management of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTS) | 2009


The following is another set of guidelines from the European Society for Medical Oncology published in May 2010.


Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery

A Consensus Statement, May 2009


The MIOT Consensus

A Consensus View and Recommendations on the Development and Practice of Minimally Invasive Oesophagectomy, Sept 2008
Mr RH Hardwick MD FRCS


The AUGIS Second Database Report 2004

augis_report_04Prepared by
Mr Richard Hardwick MD FRCS
Ms Sharon Davies on behalf of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
Robin Kinsman BSc PhD,
Dendrite Clinical Systems

The first national AUGIS database report was produced in 2002. It consisted of data submitted from only five sources. It is gratifying that the present report is over 70 pages and includes data from over 600 operations over a 12-month period from 19 hospitals. Although we have a long way to go, this represents a great step forward. The report provides significant information, which will be of value to surgeons, patients and all those interested in cancer care provision.


AUGIS Statement of Laparoscopic Upper GI Surgery

Laparoscopic cancer surgery has developed rapidly in the last three years. Techniques continue to evolve, although most published series are dominated by operations performed for relatively early stage tumours. Most of the laparoscopic or laparoscopically-assisted operations have not therefore included extended lymphadenectomy on the basis that this is almost of marginal benefit in this situation.

The extent to which these encouraging results can be applied to the generality of UK patients, where more advanced disease and obesity play important roles, merits careful evaluation by UK surgeons. In particular encouraging results for early disease may well not be applicable to more advanced tumours.