8th National Gastrointestinal Nursing Virtual Conference

Welcome to the 8th National Gastrointestinal Nursing Virtual Conference

This well-established, free to attend online CPD conference brings together experts in the fields of gastroenterology and stoma care to discuss the ways in which specialist nurses can demonstrate their value to healthcare services and patients, in addition to demonstrating specialist skills that are transferable across multiple fields.

All sessions are now available to view on-demand: therapy areas include IBD and continence care, liver care and stoma care and colorectal cancer.

To apply for a CPD certificate please email nurseledconferences@markallengroup.com
Sessions in this Virtual Conference
  • Sonya Chelvanayagam, Lecturer in Ment...
    Eating disorders: practical assessment and impact on the GI system
    People experiencing eating disorders (such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or binge eating) are regularly seen in gastrointestin... View more
  • Lisa Younge, IBD Nurse Consultant, St...
    Using patient feedback to help shape services: lessons from inflammatory bowel disease nursing (Sponsored by Tillotts)
    Providing healthcare services for people living with long term conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) includes providing... View more
  • Sharon Gethins, IBD Nurse Specialist,...
    Supporting self-care in IBD patients
    Being diagnosed and managing IBD presents itself with many different challenges for individuals and their families on a day to day ba... View more
  • Dr Kathryn Jack PhD RGN, Advanced Vir...
    Eliminating hepatitis C virus infection in the prison population: how far have we got?
    The Public Health policy to introduce an opt-out approach to hepatitis C virus (HCV) testing amongst People in prison (PIP) was initi... View more
  • Ann Taylor, Substance Misuse Speciali...
    Dying for a Drink? The Role of Stigma and Other Barriers to Accessing Timely Healthcare for Dependent Drinkers
  • Dr Alexa Duff, Clinical Psychologist ...
    Supporting patients with IBD to make changes (Sponsored by Galapagos)
    Change is something that is asked a lot of patients with IBD, whether it be to have surgery, change medication or accept their diagno... View more
  • Group Discussion
    Group Discussion: COVID-19 and the future of gastrointestinal nursing
  • Anna Boyles, Stoma Care Nurse, King’s...
    The challenges of peristomal skin care
  • Carolyn Swash, Community Stoma Care N...
    Prescribing and accessory use in stoma care
    Carolyn Swash, Community Stoma Care Nurse, Hollister This presentation will explore the following topics relating to prescribing wit... View more
  • Margaret Vance, Gastroenterology Nurs...
    Bowel cancer screening and diagnosis
    Margaret Vance, Gastroenterology Nurse Consultant, St Mark's Hospital, London In March 2020 the COVID pandemic led to a national loc... View more
  • Group Discussion
    Group Discussion: Speaking the same language: standardising terminology in stoma care