Acute Liver Failure Special Interest Group 

The Acute Liver Failure (ALF) Special Interest Group (SIG ) is an affiliate of BASL. Its purpose is to facilitate collaborative research, and provide a forum to discuss and disseminate best practice. The group is linked to the Transplant CRN topic area. The SIG Lead is Dr Abhishek Chauhan of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and the Secretary is Dr Joanna Moore of St James's University Hospital, Leeds. If anyone wishes to join this group please contact


  • Facilitate basic science and clinical research
  • Advise on policy and best practice
  • Optimise and guide clinical management across the UK.


Download a PDF copy of the CIOMS Working Group updated guidance on Drug-induced liver injury (DILI) from the CIOMS website > here 
(added Nov 2020).

Annual reports

Annual report 2018-19 -  Download Annual report_2018-19_ALF SIG.pdf.

1st meeting - 22 January 2019
Meeting report - Download 220119_ SIG Minutes_FINAL.pdf.

2nd meeting - 18 July 2019
Meeting report - Download 19 07 18 SIG Minutes_FINAL.pdf.

3rd meeting - 14 February 2020
Meeting report -  Download Minutes SIG ALF Feb 20_final.pdf

4th meeting - 21 April 2022

Meeting report -  Download BASL ALF SIG Meeting_202204_Minutes_final.pdf



SNAP protocol in paracetamol overdose (2023) -  Download SNAP consensus statement_Draft_1.5.pdf

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