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A SURGEONS GUIDE TO AGIP - ASSOC GI PHYSIOLOGISTS 

The Association of Gastro-intestinal Physiologists (AGIP) is an Associate group within the British Society of Gastroenterology, first inaugurated in 1991. Associate Membership of the BSG is intended for those who have a long-term commitment to some aspect of gastrointestinal practice or research, but who are otherwise ineligible for other forms of membership e.g., gastrointestinal nurses, dieticians, clinical GI physiologists, nurse consultants and other non-medically qualified individuals; all groups of health care workers warmely welcomed by TPFS. 

Intending Associate Members should have been in a relevant post for at least one year, and their commitment should be demonstrated by regular sessional contributions to gastrointestinal practice or research amounting to at least two-and-a-half days per week. The constitution of AGIP is governed by BSG guidelines.

AGIP has a Council of 12 and is chaired by Jeff Wright (Nottingham). TPFS membership on council includes Prof Graeme Duthie and Steve Perring (Poole)Steve is a member of our QA & G committe.