European Society of Gastroenterology
and Endoscopy Nurses and Associates


Membership Benefits



    ESGENA publishes a Newsletter,"ESGENA NEWS", twice a year, which is distributed free  of charge to individual, affiliated and passive members. National Society members receive a bulk of newsletters (10% of national membership) which they may then distribute nationally.
    The newsletter contains articles of clinical interest, news from member countries, contact information for products / teaching aids available from member countries and notices of forthcoming conferences.

    The electronic newsletter, "ESGENA E-NEWS" is published between printed editions of the ESGENA NEWS and is distributed free of charge.
    The aim of the ESGENA E-Newsletter is to provide short term updates about activities and to increase communication between ESGENA and its members.

    Members have access to the restricted membership area which
    • offers interesting information about Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
    • provides regular updates on ESGENA activities .


  • Annual Conference

    ESGENA organises an annual conference in conjunction with the United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) and the relevant national nurses' society.
  • Education Working Group

    A representative from each national member group is invited to participate in the ESGENA Education Working Group, working towards a European core curriculum.
    » Learn more about the ESGENA Education Working Group
  • Grants

    ESGENA members can apply for three different ESGENA Grants:  Learn more – link to grants
    • Clinical grants offered to registered nurses who wish to undertake further clinical training in specialist centres
    • Education grants offered to registered nurses who are actively involved in Gastroenterology and / or Endoscopy nurse training to facilitate improvement of local educational events
    • Partnership grant: Group members of ESGENA can apply for a grant to establish a partnership with another country in order to exchange expertise and/or to establish cooperative project.
    Only ESGENA Members can apply for the three types of ESGENA grants.
    » Learn more about the ESGENA Education Grants
  • ESGE-ESGENA Workshops on Advanced Endoscopy

    International workshops on advanced endoscopy with live / video demonstrations and a lecture programmes for nurses and doctors are organised under the auspices of the ESGE and ESGENA in conjunction with national medical and nursing societies.
  • ESGENA technical skill workshops for endoscopy nurses

    These workshops combine state-of-art-lectures with hands-on-training, focussing on a single topic. The workshops are organised under the auspices of ESGENA in conjunction with national endoscopy nurses societies.
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