About ESCP

ESCP will be the professional organization in Europe for the prevention, treatment, education and research into colorectal disease.

We are a not-for-profit membership organisation, with an elected Council and Board of Trustees.

If you are a new visitor to our website, consider becoming a Member to take full advantage of the resources and networking opportunities.

Our work focuses on:

  • Training, standards and accreditation - working closely with the UEMS Division of Coloproctology

  • Scientific meetings - high quality multi-disciplinary clinical events

  • Member services - including web-based networking and support to national chapters


ESCP was formed in 2005 from a merger of EACP (European Association of Coloproctology) and ECCP (European Council of Coloproctology). It is registered in Scotland under the UK Companies Act 1985, as a company limited by guarantee with charitable status, and not having a share capital.

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