January 2019

BASL HBV SIG meeting - London - Now fully booked

A meeting of the HBV Special Interest Group (SIG) will be held from 13.00 - 17.00pm on Thursday 31 January 2019.

Venue: Clark Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Innovation Building, Queen Mary University of London. 


February 2019

BASL / BSG Introduction to Hepatology Day - Booking Enquiries Only

Join us at the Introduction to Hepatology Day on Saturday 9th February 2019, which is taking place at The Medical School, University of Birmingham.

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 (ST3-5) to ensure the fundamentals of Hepatology are taught well and for those considering pursuing a career in Hepatology who want advice.

The times for the day are from 09:00 - 09:15 for Registration with the meeting closing at 17:00.

Topics covered in the programme will be:

  • Principles of Hepatology
  • Common liver conditions and their management
  • Management of the decompensated patient
  • The Why, How and Future of Hepatology
  • Career advice

A programme can be downloaded here >   Download IntroductiontoHepatologyDayProgramme2019_website.pdf

Registration – online booking is now closed. Please contact judy@basl.org.uk if you are interested in attending the day. 

This is a one day meeting, however should you have some distance to travel there will be a number of bedrooms available on the University Campus on the evening of Friday 8th February. These will be allocated based on distance to travel and on a first come first served basis.

*Please indicate when booking if you are interested in overnight accommodation.

Junior Gastroenterology trainees (ST3-5) 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.

   This meeting is supported by Intercept Pharma UK & Ireland who have provided an educational grant. Their only input into the agenda was to provide details of the company’s Practice to Policy Initiative. We would like to thank Intercept UK & Ireland for supporting this meeting. 

BASL Wilson's Disease SIG meeting - Register Now

The next meeting of the Wilson's Disease Special Interest Group (SIG) will be held from 10.00am - 15.30pm on Thursday 14 February 2019.

Venue: Queen Square, UCL. 

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

Download BASL Wilson SIG meeting 14 Feb 19 programme.pdf.

March 2019

BLTG Liver Day at the BTS Congress - Harrogate - Register Now

Registration Open

The BLTG will be holding a Liver Day on Thursday 7th March 2019 during the British Transplant Society (BTS) Congress which is taking place at the Harrogate Convention Centre from 6 - 8 March 2019.   

Please visit the BTS Congress website to view the days programme and to book your place; https://bts.org.uk/events-meetings/annual-congress-2019/ .

BASL End of Life SIG meeting - Register Now

The next meeting of the End of Life Special Interest Group (SIG) will be held from 10.00 - 16.00pm on Wednesday 20 March 2019.

Venue: Canygne Hall 39 Whatley Road, Bristol, BS8 2PS. 

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

BLNA Nurse Meeting - Birmingham - Register Now

Registration is Now Open 

The BLNA is delighted to announce its forthcoming March meeting.

The meeting will be held at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel in Birmingham on Friday 22nd March 2019.

BLNA members can attend the meeting for £20. If your not a member yet, you are missing out on considerable benefits for a yearly fee of £20, including a significant discount on your registration fee for this meeting so we encourage you to sign up using the link below.

https://www.basl.org.uk/index.cfm/member/register/cid/13 .

You can Register for the meeting by clicking > Here or by visiting > https://execbs.eventsair.com/blna-march-meeting-2019/blna-march-reg/Site/Register .

A programme will be added to the BASL website when available.

Travel Bursary:
Norgine have sponsored 10 travel bursary scholarship awards for BLNA (BASL/BLNA) members of up to a maximum of £100 per person to attend the BLNA Meeting in Birmingham on 22nd March 2019.

The travel bursary is considered a contribution towards a registration fee, travel and accommodation 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_website.pdf

An application form can be downloaded here >  Download BLNA Bursary application form_website.docx

Should you have any questions please contact admin@basl.org.uk .

We look forward to welcoming you to Birmingham in March.

BVHG Meeting - 29th March - London - Register Now

The first meeting of the BVHG is scheduled to take place on Friday 29th March in London, at the Hallam Conference Centre. 

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 title is 'Hepatitis B: past, present and future'? And topic areas include:

  • Epidemiology Virology and Treatment
  • Future Treatment Strategies
  • HBV Elimination

A programme will follow shortly.

The meeting is FREE to attend for BASL members (a £40.00 refundable deposit is taken at the time of booking) and for non-members the cost of registration is £45.00.

To register for the meeting click on the booking link to follow - https://www.basl.org.uk/conference-booking/book-now.cfm?e=42 

Should you have any questions, please contact Kim Girling at kim@basl.org.uk . 

Book Now

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 Steve@basl.org.uk .

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.

November 2019

BVHG Meeting - 29th November - Manchester - Save the Date

Further details will follow when available. 

Book Now