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BVHG June 2016 - State of the Art Updates on Hepatitis B and E ONLINE BOOKING

The Royal College of Surgeons - Edinburgh

10 June 2016

Venue: The Royal College of Surgeons, King Khalid Building, Nicolson St, Edinburgh, EH8 9BZ

Topic: VIRAL HEPATITIS: State of the Art Updates on Hepatitis B and Hepatitis E

CPD approved -  5 CPD points has be accredited by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom.

The BVHG meetings have been very successful, looking at a range of issues in viral hepatitis care, research, therapy and immunosuppression. We are continuing our themes by having this meeting examining the developments in Hepatitis B and E. Clinicians with significant experience in these fields will update us on present knowledge and practice and we hope that you can join us.


9.55  -  10.00     Welcome and introduction - Dr Andrew  Ustianowski 

10.00 - 10.20     Hepatitis E seroprevalence and epidemiology in the UK - Dr Richard Tedder, PH England

10.20 - 10.40     Transmission of Hepatitis E in the food chain - Dr Bhudipa Choudhury Animal Plant Health Authority 

10.40 - 11.00     Acute Hepatitis E and its sequelae - Dr Harry Dalton, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust              

11.00 - 11.20     Coffee Break

11.20 - 12.00     Hepatitis E in transplant recipients - the clinical and pathological picture - Dr Ken Simpson and Dr Chris Bellamy, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

12.00 - 12.45     Keynote Speaker - Optimal management of acute and  chronic Hepatitis E in immunosuppressed patients, is  Ribavirin always enough?
 Dr Harry Dalton, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust    

12.45 - 13.30     Symposium - Elimination of hepatitis C in Scotland: How can we get there? (Sponsored by Gilead)

13.30 - 14.15     Lunch  

14.20 - 14.50     Monitoring of Chronic Hepatitis B patients in the clinic-Dr Andrew Bathgate, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh

14.50 - 15.10     Current Hepatitis B treatments, real life data - Dr Stuart MacPherson, Newcastle University Hospital Trust 

15.10 - 15.40     Future Hepatitis B treatment, how it will change over the next 5 years - Prof. Graham Foster, Queen Mary University London                                  

15.40 - 16.00     Summary & close - Dr. Ahmed Elsharkawy, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham



Premier Sponsors - Gilead Sciences, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Abbvie

Key Sponsors - Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd


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