June 2018

HBV Special Interest Group meeting

We would like to invite any interested BASL members to join the HBV Special Interest Group (SIG).

The inaugural meeting of the group is taking place on 28 June 2018 from 1.30pm – 5pm.

Venue: Clark Kennedy Innovations room, Blizard Institute, Barts and The London, 4 Newark Street, London E1 2AT  

A programme is available:  Download BASL HBV SIG Meeting Agenda_2806183.pdf.

Please note that this is not an educational event per se and members should have an active interest in HBV / be able to contribute to the group.

If you are a BASL member and interested in joining the SIG and attending the meeting, please contact Samantha Jones at Samantha@basl.org.uk by 21 June. If you are unable to attend the meeting on 28 June but wish to join the group, then we would be happy to include you in future circulations. 


July 2018

BASL School of Hepatology - Leeds - Now Full

Registration Closed

Join us at the BASL School of Hepatology on 13th – 14th July at the University of Leeds.

The event is a residential meeting and includes overnight accommodation on Friday 13th July. The event is FREE to attend for BASL medically qualified members in training (a refundable deposit is taken at the time of booking) and is aimed at SpRs / Doctors in Training with a NTN.

Numbers are restricted to 40 delegates so book early to avoid disappointment.

Download Draft Programme School of hepatology July 2018.pdf

September 2018


REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN - Early Bird discount available

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 BLTGTransplantMeet2018 Draft Programme-website.pdf

Take advantage of the Early Bird discounted registration fees for this year's BLTG Annual Meeting and register before 31st July 2018 > HERE.



The BASL Annual Meeting is the highlight of the BASL calendar and the main liver meeting in the UK, where all of us interested in liver disease will share time whether we are clinicians, nurses, basic scientists, pharmacists, working in industry or students.

BASL2018 will be held at York University and the programme runs from Wednesday 19th September and continues through to lunchtime on Friday 21st September.  

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

REGISTRATION IS OPEN - take advantage of the Early Bird discounted registration fees and register before 31st July 2018 > HERE

Further details about the meeting will be available on the BASL Annual Meeting 2018 website shortly. 


BLNA Nurse Meeting at BASL2018 - Registration Open

Join us for the second BLNA Nurse Day Meeting of 2018 which will be held during BASL2018 at the University of York.

Sessions are being planned for early arrivals on the Wednesday afternoon with joint BLNA / BASL sessions on Thursday morning with the Nurse Meeting continuing on Thursday afternoon.

REGISTER NOW and take advantage of the Early Bird discounted registration fees before 31st July 2018 by clicking > HERE.

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


November 2018

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.

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