The UK & Ireland’s Premier Professional Association in the field of Laparoscopic Surgery

 

The Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons was formed in April 1994 in Harrogate by the amalgamation of the Society of Minimally Invasive General Surgeons (SMIGS) and British Surgical Stapling Group (BSSG). Since that time the ALSGBI has established itself as the main voice for laparoscopic surgeons in the United Kingdom and Ireland, initially under the Presidency of Lord McColl and then Mr David Dunn. David's tragic death in office in 1998 is commemorated by the David Dunn Medal which is awarded to...

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President's Introduction

 

ALSGBI President - Simon DexterWelcome to the website of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of GB and Ireland, incorporating Robotics and Technology Enhanced Surgery (RATES). The recent alteration in the name of the Assocation (incorporating RATES) reflects the fundamental changes occurring in our core interest areas, with robotic, digital and other novel technologies impacting and changing minimal access surgical practice. As a dynamic Association we want to embrace these changes and have established a RATES subsection within council. We will initially be looking at training in particular and will seek appropriate representation from the group at the Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM)....

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Latest News

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2018 Travelling Scholarships

April 17th 2018

The ALSGBI is funding a scholarship in memory of the late Mr David Dunn, a Past President of the ALSGBI. This scholarship is to the value of £ 4,000 and it is anticipated that this would enable a sur...

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GDPR Regulations

April 5th 2018

Data protection is changing - the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on May 25th 2018. When renewing your membership for this year, we would kindly ask tha...

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2018 Membership renewal & change of membership system

April 3rd 2018

As you may be aware, we have been changing our membership system and as of this year are collecting our membership fees directly (in previous years this was handled by the ASGBI). Our new web payme...

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20 reasons to join ALSGBI

April 2nd 2018

Members receive many benefits, including.....  ...

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ALSGBI 2018 Flyer

April 1st 2018

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Upcoming Events

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ASGBI

May 9th to May 11th 2018

ASGBI has just released the Call for Abstracts (attached) for the International Surgical Congress to be held at the ACC in Liverpool from Wednesday 9th to Friday 11th May...

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International Symposium on Abdominal Wall Robotic Surgery

May 24th to May 26th 2018

Click here for programme ...

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Harold Hopkins Symposium

June 7th 2018

This meeting is an opportunity to appreciate the work of Professor Harold Hopkins FRS – a remarkable optical physicist whose work changed the world wide practice of surgery and medicine. Prior to...

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BADS 2018

June 21st to June 22nd 2018

On-line abstract submission and early bird registration for the British Association of Day Surgery (BADS) Annual Scientific Meeting taking place this year on 21st-22nd June in Sheffield are now open. ...

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ALSGBI 2018 ASM

December 5th to December 6th 2018

Save the date! Manchester 5/6 December 2018 ...

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