BSG Elected CSSC Regional Representatives Duties & Benefits

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    Our Higher Committees support training, education, research, clinical standards and guidelines surrounding work within the BSG. They also identify and develop professional collaborations nationally and internationally where BSG work aligns and promote and support each other in the delivery of this work. Higher Committees are accountable to the BSG Executive Group. 

    All BSG members except Taster and Undergraduate members are eligible to vote for CSSC Regional Representative role.

    The BSG is committed to a policy of diversity and inclusion in all its activities and appointments.  All applications who meet the published job specification and criteria will be considered without regard to age, race, gender, orientation, ethnicity, in accordance with the Society’s approved E & I policy.
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    Overview of the committees work streams

    • Attend 2-3 meetings a year with significant outputs from those meetings
    • Ensure that the committee is active and delivering in line with BSG charitable aims and objectives
    • Develop and deliver events/webinars 
    • Contribute to review guidelines and consultations 
    • Develop the content for relevant sections of BSG Annual Meeting and BSG Campus
    • Deliver annual report/summary to Executive committee by Chair or Deputy Chair 
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    Overview of the Committee member duties

    • Contribute to the delivery of committee aims
    • Attend as many committee meetings as possible with a minimum attendance at 50% of meetings – higher committee support officer will monitor it throughout the year and feed back to the chair
    • Contribute significantly to at least one aspect of committee work each year (e.g. guideline, NICE consultation, webinars, programme planning)
    • All Committee members are required to serve as abstract reviewers and work to the timetable required by the Programme Committee
    • All Committee members are required to serve on the judging panel if requested of any Awards, Prizes, Bursaries, Scholarships or Grants run by the Committee of which they are a member.
    • Contribute as regional specialty advisers (RSA) with Royal College of Physicians 
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    Overview of how BSG supports you

    Every BSG committee has a Committee Support Officer who will support with taking meeting minutes, administrating internal appointments and other projects as needed, and will engage other BSG office staff as required. The BSG office can support with delivering events and educational materials. The BSG office organogram can be seen here
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    Opportunities to communicate with members

    The BSG office team can support you with communicating with members. In the first instance, we suggest contacting your committee support officer, or you can email and the team will respond. 
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    Programme committee – key milestones for BSG Annual Conference and BSG Campus (abstracts, awards, posters, bursaries etc)

    Guidance on what is required can be found here: In order to access this resource page you need to log in to your BSG account. If you have any questions, please contact your committee support officer, or Alex Kelly, who manages the programme committee, at 
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    Working with industry

    The BSG can support with interactions with industry, and to ensure we are offering a consistent, compliance experience for industry partners, request that the BSG office be involved in all discussions with industry relating to sponsorship. 

    Our full industry interactions policy can be found here: 

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    Key policies 

    Key BSG policies and documents, such as BSG’s rules and regulations and the expenses policy can be found here: 

    The BSG’s strategy documents can be found here: 

    If you have any queries, please contact your committee support officer in the first instance. 

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    Member benefits

    Here is a reminder of some of the benefits of being a BSG member: