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We aim to represent the views of trainees in all branches of upper gastrointestinal surgery (oesophagogastric, hepatobiliary, pancreatic and bariatric surgery). Membership of AUGISt is automatic on joining AUGIS as a trainee member.



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AUGIS Trainee Masterclass in Upper GI, HPB and Bariatric Surgery

A two-day intensive teaching course covering UGI ISCP syllabus and current management guidelines aimed at surgical trainees (ST3-8) and newly appointed consultants.

Thursday 1 and Friday 2 October 2015, Park Plaza Hotel, Nottingham

Faculty: Leading UK experts including past and present AUGIS Council

Programme highlights include:

  • Key HPB, OG & Bariatric ISCP curriculum topics
  • FRCS viva practice
  • Parallel session for post FRCS trainees with consultant job advice
  • Key UGI trials
  • Technical advice sessions
  • Interactive MDT with trainee participation

Places limited to 60. Registration cost: £100 – includes:

  • Overnight accommodation (Thursday 1 October)
  • All meals and refreshments
  • Course dinner
  • Course reading material

For more information and to register, please visit: www.augist.org/augis-training-day-2015
Or contact the AUGIS office: nichola@augis.org / sarvjit@augis.org or call 020 7304 4773 / 0207 304 4786

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The 2015 DDF Conference, incorporating the annual AUGIS scientific meeting, took place in June. The organising committee prepared an excellent and varied programme and I hope many of you were able to attend.  I have always found the AUGIS conference to be particularly sociable, as well as educational and, for me, that is one of our strengths. I hope that

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