February 2020

01
Feb
BASL/BSG Introduction to Hepatology Day, London - Register Now

Join us at the Introduction to Hepatology Day on Saturday 1st February 2020, which is taking place at The Hallam Conference Centre, London.

This one day event is FREE to attend for both BASL & BSG Trainee Members (a deposit of £50 will be taken at the time of booking). *BSG members will need to provide their BSG membership number via email to judy@basl.org.uk please.

The meeting is aimed at Junior Gastroenterology trainees (ST3/ST4) or those considering applying for Gastroenterology (IMT2 / IMT3/CMT2) to ensure the fundamentals of Hepatology are taught well aiming to cover some of the core Hepatology curriculum and for those considering pursuing a career in Hepatology who want advice.

Topics covered in the programme will be:

  • Why choose Hepatology?
  • The Why, How and Future of Hepatology
  • How can I become a Hepatologist?

Junior Gastroenterology trainees who are not members of BASL or the BSG and want to attend the meeting should enquire to judy@basl.org.uk  in the first instance.

Download a draft programme here >   Download Intro to Hep Day Prog - 1 Feb 2020 Web 3.pdf

Download Introduction to Hep Day Flyer v2.pdf

Sponsors - BASL would like to thank our sponsors for supporting this meeting; Intercept Pharma UK & Ireland and Bristol-Myers Squibb. 

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13
Feb
Acute Liver Failure (ALF) SIG

The next SIG meeting has been arranged for Thursday 13 February 2020. The timing is TBC, but is likely to be a mid to late morning start, finishing late afternoon. The venue is the Institute of Liver Studies, Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5, 9RS.

If you would like to attend this meeting, please register with Samantha Jones, Samantha@basl.org.uk, as places are limited.

28
Feb
NAFLD SIG

The next meeting of the NAFLD SIG will be held from 12-4.30pm on Friday 28 February 2020. The venue is the Clark Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Innovations Centre, Queen Mary University of London, 42 New Road, Whitechapel, London E1 2AT. If you would like to attend this meeting, please register with Samantha Jones, Samantha@basl.org.uk.

Download Draft agenda_28 February 2020.docx.

 

March 2020

19
Mar
End of Life SIG

The next meeting of the End of Life SIG will be held from 10.30am - 15.45pm on Thursday 19 March 2020, in Bristol.

Draft agenda -  Download BASL EOL SIG meeting - draft programme 19th March 2020_v3.docx.

If you would like to attend this meeting, please register with Samantha Jones, Samantha@basl.org.uk.

                                      

April 2020

17
Apr
Alcohol-related Liver Disease SIG

The next meeting of the ArLD SIG will be held from 4-6pm on Friday 17 April 2020 at the Ibis Styles London Excel hotel, London. If you would like to attend, please register with Samantha Jones, Samantha@basl.org.uk.

24
Apr
BLNA Spring Meeting 2020 - Birmingham - Registration Open

The British Liver Nurse's Association are delighted to announce that registration is now open for their forthcoming meeting that is taking place on 24th April 2020 at the IET Austin Court in Birmingham.

Book your place now by clicking > HERE . 

Topics covered include:

  • Nursing care of the patient with acute alcoholic hepatitis
  • Alcohol related brain injury
  • The emotional impact of organ donation on recipients
  • Liver Diseases in Bite Size Pieces – Rare Diseases
  • Current research in liver disease
  • Celebrating the Year of the Nurse – what does the future hold for liver nurses?
  • NAFLD Case studies

You can download a draft programme here >  Download BLNA_April_2020_draft_prog.pdf

BLNA Nurse Bursaries now available
Shionogi B.V have sponsored this year’s travel bursaries and made available 20 travel bursary scholarship awards for members to attend the forthcoming BLNA April Meeting.

Scholarship awards are capped at a maximum of £100 per person and are considered a contribution towards a registration fee, travel and accommodation expenses, but not subsistence. Nurses who have been granted another bursary to attend BLNA 2020 are not eligible to apply.

Full guidance and an application form can be downloaded below:
Download BLNA Bursary Guidance Document 2020.pdf

Download BLNA Bursary application form 2020.docx

The deadline for submitting completed application forms to gemma.bell@execbs.com is no later than 17.00hrs on Friday 14th February 2020.

September 2020

08
Sep
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09
Sep
BLTG Annual Transplant Meeting 2020 - Plymouth

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When: BLTG Transplant Meeting - 8th – 9th September 2020.

Where: The Guildhall Plymouth

More details will be added to the BASL website and to the Annual Meeting website https://baslannualmeeting.org.uk/ when available.

 

09
Sep
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11
Sep
BASL Annual Meeting 2020 - Plymouth

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When: 9th – 11th September 2020.

Where: The Guildhall, Plymouth

A number of joint symposiums are planned with speakers from AASLD coming over to deliver key talks both at the BASL and BLNA meetings.

More details will be added to the BASL website and to the Annual Meeting website https://baslannualmeeting.org.uk/ when available and we look forward to welcoming you in Plymouth.

09
Sep
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10
Sep
BLNA September Meeting 2020 - Plymouth

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When: 9th – 10th September 2020.

Where: The Guildhall Plymouth

A number of joint symposiums are planned with speakers from AASLD coming over to deliver key talks both at the BASL and BLNA meetings.

More details will be added to the BASL website and to the Annual Meeting website https://baslannualmeeting.org.uk/ when available and we look forward to welcoming you in Plymouth.

14
Sep
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16
Sep
BASL Basic Science Retreat - Plymouth

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The 2020 Basic Science Retreat will take place from Monday 14th to Wednesday 16th September at Dartington Hall, Dartington, Totnes, Devon. 

More information will be added to the website when available.