The Institute of Transplantation - Newcastle

01 July - 02 July 2017

BASL School of Hepatology will be held at The Institute of Transplantation, Newcastle, over the weekend of 1st - 2nd July 2017.

The event, including overnight accommodation if required on the Saturday night, is free to attend for all BASL medically qualified members in training and is restricted to 40 delegates.


Emerging diseases, treatment and management in Hepatology

Saturday 1st July

08:45-09:20     Registration

09:20-09:30     Introduction and Welcome Dr Mark Hudson (Freeman Hospital)                                  

Liver Transplantation

09:30-10:05     Indications for liver transplantation & when to refer (Dr Mark  Hudson)

10:05-10:40     Assessment of patients for liver transplantation (Dr Chris Snowden)

10:40-11:10     Refreshments

Hepatocellular Carcinoma

11:10-11:45     Overview of HCC (Dr Helen Reeves)

11:45-12:20     HCC: when to transplant? (Professor Derek Manas)  

12:20-12:55     HCC case discussions (Dr Steven Masson)

12:55-13:45     Lunch

Hepatitis E and Alcoholic Hepatitis

13:45-14:20     Hepatitis E in the immunocompromised & the immunocompetent (Dr Stuart McPherson)

14:20-14:55     Alcoholic Hepatitis (Dr Steven Masson)

14:55-15:30     Refreshments

Autoimmunity 1 

15:30-16:05     PBC: 2nd line therapies for non-responders to UDCA (Professor David Jones)                  

16:05-16:40     How to manage cholestatic itch: hints and tips (Dr Vinod Hegade)  

16:40-17:15     Autoimmune Hepatitis (Dr Jess Dyson)

17:15                Close

19:00                Drinks Reception 19:00 and Meal 19:30 


Sunday 2nd July

08:50-09:00     Reassemble

NAFLD and Alcoholic Liver Disease

09:00-09:35     Non-invasive assessment (Dr Stuart McPherson)

09:35-10:10     New therapeutic approaches (Professor Quentin Anstee)

10:10-10:45     Locoregional therapies for HCC (Dr Tim Cross)

10:45-11:15     Refreshments

Autoimmunity 2

11:15-11:50     Management of the dominant stricture in PSC (Dr Kofi Oppong)

11:50-12:25     Clinical approach to IgG4 disease (Dr Manu Nayar)

12:25-13:00     IgG4: pathological assessment (Dr Beate Haugk)

13:00                Close of meeting


This event is aimed at SpRs / Doctors in Training with a NTN

This is a weekend residential event, which is free to BASL medically qualified members in training, the cost to non-members is £125 and includes: 


Please complete the online registration form below to book your place.  The event is limited to 40 places available to SpRs/Doctors in Training with a NTN.

You must tick both days on the booking as this is a two day event only.

Please indicate if you require accommodation, also if you will be attending the dinner on Saturday night. Please indicate in the relevant area on the booking form.  Places are on a first come first served basis.

Registration cost: Free to BASL medically qualified members in training and £125 to non-members.



Registration Course cost:

BASL in training members - Free (*a £120 refundable deposit will be taken on booking*)
Non-members £125

*Members Refundable Deposit

For members, on completion of the booking form, a refundable deposit of £120 will be taken and will be returned to you after you have attended the event.  If you do not attend the meeting and do not cancel your place within 2 weeks of the meeting, you may forfeit your deposit. Please see the cancellation policy below.

If you have any queries, please contact the Secretariat on or +44 (0)1543 442154. 


Cancellation Policy

If you wish to cancel your attendance at this event, please contact the Secretariat no later than 14 days prior to the event. Bookings made within 14 days of the event cannot be refunded.  Cancellations made outside of this time will be made at the sole discretion of BASL.  If the event is free of charge to attend, cancellation as stated here may incur charges. By clicking confirm you accept these terms.

 If you have any queries please contact or Tel: 01543 442154.

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