About this event

  • Date and time Fri 24 May 2019 from 9:00am to 8:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Gastroenterology and Hepatology

This full day of educational sessions will provide an update on the latest management of gastroenterological emergencies.

The prize session in the afternoon is part of an ongoing annual programme aimed primarily at Gastroenterology trainees.

This meeting is free for trainees in the London deanery.

Topics include: 

  • Upper GI emergencies including variceal and non-variceal bleeding, post-ERCP complications, foreign bodies and complications following upper GI surgery.  
  • Lower GI emergencies including post polypectomy bleeding. 
  • Hepatology emergencies including acute liver failure. 
  • Hepatobiliary emergencies including post-pancreatitis complications.

Call for abstracts: Gastroenterology & Hepatology Section prize

Submission deadline: Sunday 31 March 2019

Prize: 1st: £100 and a year’s free RSM membership, 2nd: £50 and a year’s free RSM membership

Open to:  Medical students and trainees.

Details: Case of the year competition: Submit a 250-word abstract about an interesting or difficult clinical case.  The abstract should be clearly structured and must have a confirmed diagnosis, please. Please include the title of the poster, the names of presenting and other authors and their professional role and affiliation. The top ranked cases will be selected for an oral presentation on the day.

If selected for a poster presentation posters should be printed on A1 size for presentation.

Apply here!


Standard pricing available until 23 May 2019.


RSM Trainee RSM Student
£35.00 £25.00

Non - Member

Trainee Student
£58.00 £42.00


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Registration , tea and coffee
Welcome and Introduction

Dr Charlie Murray, President, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Section, Royal Society of Medicine 

Session one: Upper GI emergencies

Management of foreign body removal, GI bleeding

Dr Anthony Leahy, Consultant Gastroenterologist, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Lower GI emergencies

Recognition and management of LGI bleeding from the perspective of a gastroenterologist

Dr Ed Despott, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Royal Free Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break

Hepatology Emergencies

Drug induced liver injury and vascular emergencies

Speaker to be announced

Hepatobiliary Emergencies

Management of management of pancreatitis aimed at the gastroenterologist

Speaker: Dr Deepak Joshi


Case presentations

Case presentations
Close of meeting and drink reception


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom