Protocol now available for the 2016 ESCP snapshot audit on closure of intestinal stoma

ESCP's next snapshot audit on closure of intestinal stoma will be taking place in January and February 2016 - to read the protocol and sign-up to participate, click here


The ESCP website is changing

On Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 November we will be doing some essential maintenance work on the ESCP website in order to upgrade the site and accommodate new features. The website will remain online while the upgrade is in progress, however access to member profiles will be restricted on these dates.


View presentations from the 1st ESCP/S-ECCO Joint Regional Masterclass

ESCP members can now login to view the presentations from the first joint ESCP/s-ECCO masterclass which took place in in Moscow, Russia on 16 April 2015.


Hundreds of presentations from ESCP past conferences are available online!

Visit our Resource Library to access lectures, symposia, free papers and other sessions which are available to members. Not a member? Rates start from as little as €30


istanbul-skylineESCP Istanbul 2016 - 11th Annual Meeting

28th - 30th September 2016

Haliç Congress Centre, Istanbul

We will be meeting at the Haliç Congress Centre located on the beautiful Golden Horn, which offers excellent facilities for our 11th annual meeting, with a number of good hotels nearby and many more in the central tourist areas.

We hope that you will put 28th - 30th September 2016 in your diary and we look forward to welcoming you to Istanbul!

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Latest Resources

Editor's choice - December 2015

One article from each issue of Colorectal Disease is selected as Editor's Choice. An accompanying commentary is written by Neil Smart, one of the Associate Editors.

Read the latest Editor's Choice paper from online now:

Eating marshmallows reduces ileostomy output: a randomized crossover trial
E. Clarebrough, G. Guest and D. Stupart


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Colorectal Disease

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Essential reading on the lower gastrointestinal tract for specialist health professionals.

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  • Substantial discount on ESCP conference fees
  • 50% off your subscription to Colorectal Disease journal
  • Full access to ESCP website features including the Resource Library, Expert Sessions, forums and Fellowship opportunities
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  • 24 - 27 November - Frontiers in Intestinal and Colorectal Disease 2015,
    St Marks Hospital, London
  • 01 - 04 December - ECC 2015 (9th European Colorectal Congress) - Spotlight on the Colon,
    St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • 05 - 07 December - Second Colorectal Disease Symposium 2015,
    Bangkok Hospital Phuket, Thailand
  • 10 - 11 December - taTME workshop with hands-on cadaver lab,
    Department of Anatomy, University of Oxford, UK
  • 10 - 11 December - ESGAR/ESCP Workshop on GI tract tumour - a multidisciplinary approach,
    Crowne Plaza, Belgrade 11070, Serbia
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