September 2018

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Sep
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19
Sep
BLTG Transplant Meeting - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN BOOK YOUR PLACE > HERE.

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.

We are delighted to announce that the fourth meeting of the Britsh Liver Transplant Group (BLTG) is taking place on Tuesday 18th September and carries over to 14:30 p.m. on Wednesday 19th September 2018.

One of the highlights of the meeting is the ‘Williams-Calne Lecture’ which is taking place at 14:00 on Wednesday 19th September and is this year being delivered by Professor Dorry Segev, Transplant Surgeon, John Hopkins on 'Expanding the donor pool – the use of hepatitis C positive donors'.

Download a draft programme here >  Download BLTG Transplant Meeting 2018-Programme-MASTER-website.pdf

19
Sep
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21
Sep
BASL Annual Meeting 2018 - York University - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

REGISTRATION IS OPEN BOOK YOUR PLACE > HERE .

Please join us at the University of York for the BASL2018 Annual Conference where all of us interested in liver disease will share time whether we are clinicians, nurses, basic scientists, pharmacists, working in industry or students.The programme runs from Wednesday 19th September and continues through to lunchtime on Friday 21st September.  

We start with a basic science symposium on understanding and harnessing viral resistance on Wednesday morning (open to all comers), preceding the main BASL meeting. The BASL conference proper opens after lunch on Wednesday and will explore new horizons in HBV and HCV.
The moderated poster session is on Wednesday evening with supper provided. Please note: posters are to remain in situ throughout.
The second day offers the joint BASL and BLNA session in the morning, followed by an afternoon session themed around the heart and the liver. The conference dinner will take place in the evening at The Merchant's Adventurer in the centre of York.
The final morning will see a series of case-based discussions led by recognised experts in the field, followed by oral presentations of the highest scoring abstracts of original research.

As always, we are grateful to our sponsors without whom it would be impossible to run these meetings and to all Speakers and Chairs for their individual contributions.

View a draft meeting programme here >  Download BASLAnnualMeeting2018Programme-Website.pdf

Further details about the meeting are available on the BASL Annual Meeting 2018 website> HERE. 

19
Sep
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20
Sep
BLNA Nurse Meeting at BASL2018 - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

REGISTER NOW by clicking > HERE.

Please join us at the University of York for the British Liver Nurses Association (BLNA) Meeting, which is taking place on the afternoon of Wednesday 19th September and Thursday 20th September, with Thursday morning offering a joint BASL/BLNA session on lifestyle and the liver. 

The moderated poster session is on Wednesday evening with supper provided and the BASL2018 conference dinner will take place in the evening at The Merchant's Adventurer in the centre of York.

The meeting promises to deliver exciting and inspiring sessions for all liver nurses, with the programme including a wide range of topics.

As always, we are grateful to our sponsors without whom it would be impossible to run these meetings and to all Speakers and Chairs for their individual contributions.

View a draft programme here>   Download BLNA Meeting 2018 - Programme - draft website.pdf

Download a flyer to share with your colleagues >  Download BLNA Leaflet v2.pdf

Nurse Bursary
Gilead have sponsored this year's travel bursaries and made available 15 travel bursary scholarship awards for BLNA (BASL/BLNA) members of up to a maximum of £200 per person to attend the BLNA Meeting in York from 19 - 20th September 2018. The travel bursary is considered a contribution towards a registration fee, travel and accomodation expenses, but not subsistence. Priority will be given to nurses who have not been granted another bursary to attend a BLNA meeting in 2018.

Applicants should read the following guidance document before applying > Download BLNA Bursary Guidance Document.pdf
An application form can be downloaded here >  Download BLNA Bursary application form.docx

Deadline for applications is 17:00 on Friday 24th August 2018.  

November 2018

30
Nov
BVHG Meeting - London - 30th November 2018 - Booking now open

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.


We would like to thank our sponsors:
Premier Supporter: Gilead Sciences
Key Supporters: MSD and Cepheid

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December 2018

07
Dec
CCA-UK Special Interest Group meeting

Save the date  - the first meeting of the CCA-UK SIG will be held on all day on Friday 7 December 2018. The venue will be The Friends House, Euston Road, London. More details to follow.