The Functional Gut Clinic, located in London, has announced that a one day educational symposium for people with IBS and professionals will be held on Friday, November 28, 2014, at the Queen Elizabeth II Exhibition Centre in London from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The event is designed to bring together people with IBS, clinicians, researchers, and other professionals, including dieticians, nutritionists,and alternative practitioners, to discuss experiences, scientific research, diagnosis, treatment, best practices and potential limitations of current knowledge and practice. The aim is eventually to produce an outcome document to be shared publicly with the wider IBS community and, it is hoped, guide future evidence-based research and practice. This is the first such “IBS Road Show.” The sponsors, which include the Functional Gut Clinic, Almirall, Bedfont Scientific, Highgate Hospital, and Sandhill Scientific, intend to hold similar events in other geographical areas of the United Kingdom in 2015.
Additional affiliations include the British Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, the British Society of Gastroenterology and the British Dietetics Association.
Registration is currently open, with further information and the full agenda available on the Functional Gut Clinic site at IBS Road Show, London. The symposium’s full-price fee of 100 pounds includes a hot buffet lunch and refreshments. Thirty places are reserved for people with IBS for a 50 pound reservation deposit, which is refundable if the individual does indeed attend.
IBS Impact hopes that this information is of interest to readers in greater London, and wishes all involved with this event a productive and successful undertaking.