November 2018

14
Nov
MCA 2018 SYMPOSIUM: ‘Risky Drinking’ - London

On 14 November 2018 the MCA Annual Symposium on the theme of ‘Risky Drinking’ at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in central London.

The MCA Symposium has grown over the last few years and is now one of the foremost conferences on alcohol and health harm. It attracts an ever larger audience of health professionals from all disciplines who value its very wide ranging approach to alcohol from basic science to public health, whilst retaining a clinical focus.

This year the programme will look at different aspects, including Professor Roger Williams on the Lancet Commission on the Liver, Clive Henn from PHE on public health and the PHE’s CQUIN programme to reduce alcohol-related risks, Professor Ketan Patel on the recent elucidation of the molecular basis of alcohol in cancer causation, Dr John Holmes on risk, guideline development and implementation and Professor Colin Drummond on alcohol treatment services.

The 2018 Max Glatt Memorial Lecture will be given by Dr Jane Marshall, Consultant Psychiatrist at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, who has had an illustrious career managing alcohol-related health harm including among health professionals.

Please find the booking form here:  Download MCASymposium2018Bookform.pdf

Any queries please contact the MCA office directly (020 7487 4445 / info@m-c-a.org.uk).

14
Nov
RCPE Symposium: Gastroenterology - Edinburgh

Venue: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Topics: Inflammatory bowel disease; Liver disease; Disorders of nutrition; Endoscopy
Website: http://events.rcpe.ac.uk/events/559/gastroenterology-conference 
Contact: m.farquhar@rcpe.ac.uk 

 

30
Nov
BVHG Meeting - London - 30th November 2018 - Register Now

The second British Viral Hepatitis Group (BVHG) meeting in 2018 will take place on Friday 30th November 2018 at The British Medical Association, Tavistock Square, 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 with an interest in viral diseases of the liver.
The meeting will address the important issues of the Liver including mandatory screening for hepatitis C in pregnancy, is HBIg vital for controlling hepatitis B after liver transplantation? and should Hepatitis C DAA treatment be given to all patients with HCC?

We will be hearing about these from our eminent panel of speakers. Delegate participation is encouraged at the meeting.

The meeting is FREE to BASL / BVHG members (a £40 refundable deposit is taken at the time of booking) and non-members are welcome at a cost of £45.00. 
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN - https://www.basl.org.uk/conference-booking/book-now.cfm?e=40 

A draft programme can be viewed here  Download Draft Programme - BVHG 30th Nov 20183.pdf
For further information, please contact Kim Girling at kim@basl.org.uk or telephone 01543 442154.


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December 2018

06
Dec
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09
Dec
1st European Conference of Young Gastroenterologists (ECYG) - Croatia

The 1st European Conference of Young Gastroenterologists (ECYG) entitled "Challenges in clinical gastroenterology and hepatology" will be held in Zagreb, Croatia.

The conference is organised by Croatian Society of Gastroenterology and its Youth Section, and is supported by European Association for Gastroenterology, Endoscopy and Nutrition (EAGEN), European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESMN), European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB), University of Zagreb School of Medicine and University of Rijeka School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Studies University of Rijeka, Croatian Medical Association, City of Zagreb and Ministry of Health of Republic of Croatia.

The meeting will assemble gastroenterology residents and specialists from all over Europe, and will also welcome residents and young doctors of other specialities who are dealing with digestive health.

The ECYG are offering 5 free registrations + accommodation for gastroenterology residents or young gastroenterologists from the UK who submit an abstract (original research or interesting case-reports) for the conference.

Full details about the conference, including how to submit and abstract can be found on the ECYG webpage here > http://ecyg.eu/ .

View the programme here > Download ECYG Dec 2018 programme.pdf.

07
Dec
CCA-UK Special Interest Group meeting - London

The first meeting of the Cholangiocarcinoma-UK (CCA-UK) Special Interest Group (SIG) will be held on on Friday 7 December 2018 at The Friends House, Euston Road, London.

A draft programme is available here >  Download Draft CCA-UK Program 7 Dec 2018.pdf

To register for the meeting contact Samantha@basl.org.uk . 

CCA-UK is an affiliate of BASL and is a multi-disciplinary SIG of clinicians, scientists and patient advocates whose purpose is to facilitate collaborative research, enhance service development and raise awareness of Cholangiocarcinoma.

January 2019

14
Jan
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15
Jan
12th Paris Hepatology Conference

The 12th Paris Hepatology Conference (PHC) is taking place on 14th - 15th January 2019. The PHC is an independent educational meeting on the management of liver diseases (Hepatitis B & C, NASH, end stage liver diseases, HCC, liver transplantation…) taking place every year in Paris.

During the last conferences we have gathered up to 1000 specialists from more than 60 countries.

Further details can be found on the conference website here > https://www.aphc.info/ .

24
Jan
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25
Jan
23rd Advanced Gastroenterology & Hepatology Course

This well established course runs for its 23rd time in the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

To read more, to view the programme and to find out how to register visit the course website > here.

Should you have any questions please contact: Christine Berwick, Education Coordinator  c.berwick@rcpe.ac.uk .



February 2019

01
Feb
6th National Gastrointestinal Nursing Conference

The 6th National Gastrointestinal Nursing Conference is taking place on Friday 1st February 2019 at the Cavendish Conference Centre, London.

Vist the conference website to view the programme and find out more > http://www.gastronursingconference.co.uk/home .

09
Feb
BASL / BSG Introduction to Hepatology Day - Save the Date

Save the Date - Introduction to Hepatology Day

Date: Saturday 9th February 2019

Venue: Medical School, University of Birmingham

Free to attend for BASL & BSG Trainee Members (if you are a BSG member please provide your membership number)

Aimed at Junior Gastroenterology trainees (ST3-5) to ensure the fundamentals of Hepatology are taught well and for those considering pursuing a career in Hepatology who want advice.

Topics covered in the programme will be:

  • Why is Hepatology important?
  • Principles of Hepatology
  • Management of the decompensated patient
  • Common Liver conditions and their management
  • The future of Hepatology 
  • Career advice - question and answer session.

 

To register your interest please contact admin@basl.org.uk .

Full details will be added when available. 

March 2019

07
Mar
BLTG Liver Day at the BTS Conference - Harrogate - Save the Date

Save the Date

The BLTG will be holding a Liver Day on Thursday 7th March 2019 during the British Transplant Society (BTS) Conference which is taking place in Harrogate from 6 - 8 March.   

More information will follow once available. 

08
Mar
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09
Mar
EASL-AASLD HBV Endpoints event: reduced registration fees to BASL members

BASL members have been offered reduced registration fees to attend the EASL-AASLD HBV Endpoints event taking place on 8-9 March 2019.

Venue: ExCel London

Important information on the event can be found at http://www.easl.eu/discover/events/detail/2019/easl-aasld-hbv-endpoints .

Registration opens on 20th October 2018.

The registration process is quite straight forward for BASL members. Under visitor type delegates need to select 'Delegate – EASL member' and insert their BASL membership ID or if this is not known simply input ‘BASL’. 

14
Mar
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15
Mar
HCC-UK Annual Meeting 2019 - Birmingham - Save the Date

Save the Date 

More details will follow when available. 

22
Mar
BLNA Nurse Meeting - Save the Date - Birmingham

Save the Date 

Further details will appear when available. 

June 2019

05
Jun
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07
Jun
Basic Science Retreat, Derby 2019 - Save the Date

Save the Date

The 2019 Basic Science Retreat will take place from 5-7 June at the Hayes Conference Centre, Derbyshire.

Further details will follow.

If you have any questions please contact Steve@basl.org.uk .

27
Jun
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29
Jun
ICFL 2019 - Germany - Save the Date

The 2nd International Conference on Fatty Liver (ICFL) will take place in Berlin, Germany on June 27-29, 2019.

ICFL 2019 will bring together physicians, researchers and allied health professionals in the field of Hepatology, Gastroenterology, as well as Diabetology, Nutrition, Radiology, and Cardiology, in order to address the growing impact of Fatty Liver and its relationship with the other organs in the body. ICFL 2019 will focus on unifying the global knowledge of Fatty Liver, which has the potential to yield valuable research through multidisciplinary involvement.

Please see the conference website for detailed information.

July 2019

05
Jul
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06
Jul
BASL School of Hepatology 2019 Plymouth - Save the Date

Save the Date

More information will follow once available.

September 2019

18
Sep
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20
Sep
BASL Annual Meeting - 18-20 September 2019 - Save the Date

Save the Date

Next year's BASL Annual Meeting will take place from 18 - 20 September 2019 at the University of Strathcylde.

More details will appear once available.