Welcome to BSGE
The British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy exists to improve standards, promote training and encourage the exchange of information in minimal access surgery techniques for women with gynaecological problems.
Originally founded in 1989 by a small group of consultant gynaecologists keen to promote the benefits of minimal access (‘keyhole’) surgery for their patients, the society has since grown to over 500 members. These include specialist nurse practitioners, GP’s, gynaecological consultants and their trainees. In 2000, BSGE was granted charitable status.
BSGE exists not only to serve its members, but also to promote knowledge and understanding of the endoscopic approach to diagnosis and treatment to a wider public, including patients and those responsible for the formulation of healthcare policy.
To achieve this we work closely with partner organisations, most notably The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, as well as The European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy, and also partners in industry on whom we rely for the many technological advances which make possible so much of what we can do for our patients.
Presidential address at the BSGE Silver Jubilee Meeting
BSGE Silver Jubilee Meeting took place on 3-5 June 2015 in London. The four precongress courses on 3 June 2015 were attended by over 160 delegates and the main programme saw the record number of delegates in excess of 600. Initial feedback received was very positive and the BSGE President described the meeting as the most successful BSGE meeting ever. Here
is the text of BSGE President Ertan Saridogan's presidential address to the SJM delegates.