Societies and Colleges

Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland

Association of Surgeons in Training – Includes details of courses and meetings, downloads of logbooks, and access to email discussion group.

British Association for Cancer Surgery (BASO)

BASL – British Association of the Liver

European-African Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (E-AHPBA) – focusing on research and solutions for HPB diseases.


American Journal of Surgery

Annals of Surgery

Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

British Journal of Surgery – Allows you to browse journal content and generate online correspondence. Also contains a meetings calendar.

British Medical Journal – Allows access to other BMA resources including Medline.

Gut – A peer review journal for health professionals and researchers in gastroenterology & hepatology.

JNCCN – The Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network – NCCN (America) is dedicated to improving the quality of cancer care locally, nationally, and internationally while enhancing the collaboration between academic medicine and the community physician.

The Lancet

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Other sites of interest

Department of Health – Allows you to search and download Department of Health publications including the guidance document for upper GI cancer services. – An online resource for Gastroenterology, hepatology, and endoscopy. Includes free trial access to some online journals.

General Medical Council

Joint Committee on Higher Surgical Training – Includes downloads relating to the RITA process in surgery.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network – A not-for-profit alliance of 21 of leading cancer centres in America dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer.

NCAT Patient Experience – The National Cancer Action Team Patient Experience website is aimed at healthcare professionals and patients interested in knowing more about work being undertaken nationally on improving the experience of cancer patients using NHS services.

NICE – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence – Technology appraisals, clinical guidelines, and evaluation of interventional procedures using current evidence.