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This section is for patients with a bowel condition, their families and the general public. ACPGBI's members are specialists in conditions of the colon, rectum and anus and have developed this information with our Patient Liaison Group.

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Welcome to the Professionals area. Here you will find Professional Resources, Research and Audits, Clinical Outcome Data and access to the Dukes' Club.
 

Welcome to ACPGBI

The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) is a group of 1000+ surgeons, nurses, and allied health professionals who advance the knowledge and treatment of bowel diseases in Britain and Ireland.

We are a society that seeks to advance the care of patients with bowel problems and to ensure we promote best clinical practice.

In order to do this we focus on 4 essential objectives:

  • Educational opportunities for both patients and members
  • Helping to shape current practice and policy
  • Delivery of information and advice in a user friendly and easily accessible format
  • Study and research into existing and new areas of clinical and scientific practice
     

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Latest News

09 September 2021

Using Colon Capsule Endoscopy (CCE) to manage low to intermediate risk patients on a lower GI two week wait pathway

In June 2020, Clinical guidance on triaging patients with lower GI symptoms was published. This guidance supported the use of Colon Capsule Endoscopy (CCE) in patients with NG12 specified symptoms and a Faecal Immunochemical test (FIT) result of between 10-100ug/gm. Following release of this...

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The Dukes' Club

The Dukes Club

The Dukes’ Club is a sister organisation of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI).

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ACPGBI Equality Statement

As an Association, we understand that equality, diversity and inclusion are very important as we strive for excellence. Read Further