The first British Viral Hepatitis Group (BVHG) meeting in 2018 will take place on Friday 2nd March at The Hallam Conference Centre, London.
The BVHG aims to improve the management and study of patients with chronic viral liver disease. The group brings together UK hepatologists, gastroenterologists, infectious disease physicians as well as virologists and epidemiologists with an interest in viral diseases of the liver.
The meeting is FREE to BASL members (a deposit is taken at the time of booking) and non-members are welcome.
A draft programme will be available shortly on the BASL website and booking will open in early December.
For further information, please contact Kim Girling at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01543 442154.
We would like to invite any interested BASL members to join the End of Life Care in Liver Disease Special Interest Group (SIG).
The inaugural meeting of the group is taking place on Tuesday 6 March 2018 from 10.30 - 16.00.
Venue: Room LF8, Level F, South Academic Block, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona road, Southampton SO16 6 YD.
A provisional programme is available here > Download BASL-End of Life Care-Prov Programme Mar 2018.pdf
Please note that this is not an educational event per se and members should have an active interest in End of Life Care in Liver Disease / able to contribute to the group.
If you are a BASL member and are unable to attend the meeting on 6th March but wish to join the group then we would be happy to include you in any future circulations.
The formal Chair of the End of Life Care in Liver Disease SIG will be decided in due course but for the purpose of getting the initial meeting set up Dr Mark Wright has been given an overseeing task by the outgoing BASL President.
If you are a BASL member and interested in joining the End of Life Care in Liver Disease SIG and attending the meeting please contact Dr Mark Wright directly at Mark.email@example.com .
The BLTG School of Transplantation for 2018 is taking place on Wednesday 14th March in Brighton.
The School of Transplantation offers an excellent platform for trainees in liver transplantation with lectures delivered by carefully selected leading speakers from the UK.
Next year’s meeting is a one day standalone event that will run in parallel with the first day of the British Transplantation Society Congress at the same venue; The Brighton Centre, Brighton.
The meeting is FREE to BASL members (a deposit is taken at the time of booking) and with numbers restricted to 40 places early booking is advisable to avoid disappointment.
A draft programme will be available shortly and booking will open in early December.
We would like to thank our sponsors for their support:
Complete Supporter - Norgine
For further information please contact Kim Girling at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01543 442154.
Next year's Basic Science Retreat is taking place from Wednesday 6th to Friday 8th June and is being held at The Hayes Conference Centre, in Alfreton in Derby.
More details will follow when available.
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Venue: University of Leeds
The School of Hepatology is a residential meeting and is FREE to attend for BASL medically qualified members in training (a refundable deposit is taken at the time of booking). This event is aimed at SpRs / Doctors in Training with a NTN and is restricted to 40 delegates.
As soon as a draft programme is available it will appear on the website.
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Venue - York University
As an affiliate of BASL, the BTLG has built on the role of the UK and Ireland Annual Meeting and will integrate the meetings previously organised by each individual transplant centre to offer a central stage for those operating in or with a strong interest in the field of liver transplantation.
The fourth meeting of the Britsh Liver Transplant Group (BLTG) takes place on Tuesday 18th September and carries over to the morning of Wednesday 19th September before the BASL Annual Meeting starts at lunchtime on the Wednesday.
Highlights of the meeting include the ‘Williams-Calne Lecture’.
Full details about the BLTG Transplant Meeting when available will be on the BASL Annual Meeting 2018 website - here.
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Venue: York University
The BASL Annual Meeting is the highlight of the BASL calendar and the main liver meeting in the UK, where all of us interested in liver disease will share time whether we are clinicians, nurses, basic scientists, pharmacists, working in industry or students.
BASL 2018 opens after lunch on Wednesday 19th September and continues through to lunchtime on Friday 21st September 2018.
The BLNA Nurses Day meeting runs in parallel on Thursday 20th September.
Full details about the meetings will be available shortly on the BASL Annual Meeting 2018 website > here.
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