Our sponsors

Platinum Sponsors


Lilly unites caring with discovery to create medicines that make life better for people around the world. We've been pioneering life-changing discoveries for nearly 150 years, and today our medicines help more than 51 million people across the globe. Harnessing the power of biotechnology, chemistry and genetic medicine, our scientists are advancing new discoveries to address some of the world's most significant health challenges, in diabetes, obesity, Alzheimer's disease, immunology and oncology. With each step toward a healthier world, we're motivated by one thing: making life better for millions more people. That includes delivering innovative clinical trials that reflect the diversity of our world and working to ensure our medicines are accessible and affordable. To learn more, visit www.lilly.co.uk or Eli Lilly and Company UK & Ireland: Overview | LinkedIn 

Gold Sponsor

Tillotts Pharma

Tillotts have over 30 years’ expertise in developing and manufacturing treatments for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We understand the disease, treatment options and the challenges GI healthcare professionals and patients face.

Tillotts Pharma UK is a market leader in GI health products and provides support in the following areas:

  •  Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Clostridioides difficile infections
Tillotts are passionate about improving patient care and supporting healthcare professionals who care for patients with diseases of the GI system. The Tillotts LOGIC Education programme offers online and face to face training and support, and our annual IBD Stars Event with the Richard Driscoll award encourages best practice sharing and recognises the achievements of IBD nurses.

Tillotts are proud to be supporting the GIN conference in 2024.

Tillotts are part of the Zeria Group.


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Gastrointestinal diseases can be complex, debilitating and life-changing. Recognising this unmet need, Takeda has focused on improving the lives of patients through the delivery of innovative medicines and dedicated patient disease support programmes for over 25 years. Takeda is leading in areas of gastroenterology such as inflammatory bowel disease and short bowel syndrome.

Silver Sponsor

Alpha Laboratories Ltd.

For over 45 years Alpha Laboratories has provided quality support to healthcare professionals for their diagnostic and laboratory product needs. As experts in calprotectin, to distinguish between IBD and IBS, we offer an extensive range of highly verified testing options. These include IBDoc® that enables patients to perform their own calprotectin test at home, using their smartphone to read the results.  For the clinic, Quantum Blue® offers rapid, quantitative point of care testing for calprotectin and also therapeutic drug monitoring. Alpha Laboratories also works closely with the national Bowel Cancer Screening programmes and has been instrumental in introducing use of the more advanced faecal immunochemical testing (FIT) to improve diagnostic practice, provide better patient care and reduce medical costs. Join us on stand 4 where you can meet our experts and also see a selection of our sample collection and UN3373 compliant sample transport solutions.





Welcome to CliniMed Limited, we market and distribute innovative, high-quality stoma care, wound care and continence products throughout the UK.

Join us at stand 8 during the 11th National Gastrointestinal Nursing Conference to learn about our latest products and resources including our newest range Aura Plus.


At 3M we have an ability to connect science, clinical insight and people, to find solutions that make better health care possible. Our collaborative culture and engagement with healthcare professionals around the world, enables us to develop proven technologies for high quality, cost-effective care. From prevention of skin breakdown and managing complex wounds, to keeping people free from preventable infections when their lives depend upon it.


Data4NHS maintains one of the largest healthcare related databases in the UK.  Formerly known as the Blue Book, Data4NHS has been compiling data on the NHS since 1992. This established and trusted resource contains up-to-date, accurate and in-depth information relating to a variety of healthcare professionals working for and supporting the NHS.  Registration is free and only available to NHS professionals with a valid NHS email address.  Register with us to have access to our resources including the Data4NHS national directory, recruitment opportunities, events and courses calendar, surveys and e-bulletin.


BIOHIT Healthcare Ltd is the UK subsidiary of BIOHIT Oyj, a Finnish biotechnology company specialising in the development, manufacture and marketing of products and analysis systems for the early diagnosis and prevention of gastrointestinal diseases.

We specialise in digestive disease diagnostics, offering a portfolio of unique and patented tests designed to transform clinical practice by making screening, diagnosis and monitoring of gastrointestinal diseases more efficient and cost effective. Non-invasive diagnostics are at the core of our offering, making BIOHIT the provider of choice for leading gastroenterologists and laboratory scientists across the UK.

Key products in our portfolio include Ultra-fast Urease Tests, SmarTest® Calprotectin Home and GastroPanel® for the early diagnosis of gastric cancer risk.

Visit biohithealthcare.co.uk to view our full product range and access our educational blog series and resources.



The RCN Gastrointestinal Forum offers a great way to get involved, network and share best practice with like minded professionals within GI Nursing across the UK. The College is the world's largest nursing union and professional body, and is a community of over half a million nurses, midwives, nursing support workers (including: healthcare assistants, assistant practitioners, nursing associates, trainee nursing associates and nursing students. 

The team from the Forum Committee would be delighted to meet you and hear what you have to say about the hot topics nurses face on a daily basis. You can hear all about the work we are doing to raise the profile of GI Nursing through research, education, and providing a strong voice for our membership.