November 2018

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. 

A draft programme can be viewed here  Download Draft Programme - BVHG 30th Nov 20183.pdf
For further information, please contact Kim Girling at 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

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 . 

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.

February 2019

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 .

Full details will be added when available. 

March 2019

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. 

BLNA Nurse Meeting - Save the Date - Birmingham

Save the Date 

Further details will appear when available. 

June 2019

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 .

July 2019

BASL School of Hepatology 2019 Plymouth - Save the Date

Save the Date

More information will follow once available.

September 2019

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.