January 2019

24
Jan
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25
Jan
23rd Advanced Gastroenterology & Hepatology Course - Edinburgh

This well established course runs for its 23rd time in the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

To read more, to view the programme and to find out how to register visit the course website > here.

Should you have any questions please contact: Christine Berwick, Education Coordinator  c.berwick@rcpe.ac.uk .

31
Jan
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. 

 

31
Jan
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01
Feb
1st Symposium Pediatric Digestive, Pancreatic and Hepatic Complex Disease, Barcelona

Date: 31st January – 1st February 2019

Venue: Hospital Vall d'Hebron in Barcelona (Spain).

For full details visit the course website here: http://www.aulavhebron.net/aula/index.php?go=info_cursos&curso=144&idioma=en 

 

February 2019

01
Feb
6th National Gastrointestinal Nursing Conference - London - This Event is Now Full

The 6th National Gastrointestinal Nursing Conference is taking place on Friday 1st February 2019 at the Cavendish Conference Centre, London.

THIS CONFERENCE IS NOW AT CAPACITY AND REGISTRATIONS ARE CLOSED

Please contact george.allen@markallengroup.com to be added to the waiting list.

Vist the conference website to find out more > http://www.gastronursingconference.co.uk/home .

09
Feb
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. 

14
Feb
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

07
Mar
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/ .

08
Mar
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09
Mar
EASL-AASLD HBV Endpoints event: reduced registration fees to BASL members

BASL members are being offered preferential registration fees to attend the EASL- AASLD HBV Endpoints event taking place on 8-9 March 2019 at ExCel in  London

Full information about the event and how to register can be found on the EASL website here > http://www.easl.eu/discover/events/detail/2019/easl-aasld-hbv-endpoints .

To register as a BASL member, during the registration process delegates must select ‘Delegate - EASL member’ under ‘Visitor Type’ indicating ‘BASL’ under BASL Membership field if you know your BASL membership ID this can be entered here, if not simply inputting ‘BASL’ will suffice. 

Early fee registration deadline: 07 January 2019

14
Mar
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15
Mar
HCC-UK Annual Meeting 2019 - Birmingham - Register Now

REGISTRATION AND ABSTRACT SUBMISSION OPEN

Date: 14th - 15th March 2019

Venue: The Studio, Birmingham

Download a flyer >  Download HCC-UK 2019 Flyer.pdf

Register Now - visit the conference website to view a full programme and to register > http://hcc-uk.org/index.html .

Call for Abstracts - this year there will also be an opportunity to present work from your own centres. Abstracts will be selected by the HCC-UK panel for posters and oral presentations. Submission deadline: midnight GMT 30th January 2019

This years programme will include the following topics

• Viral Hepatitis and HCC
• Update on selection for transplantation and the new allocation system
• Debate on surgery vs transplantation for HCC
• Latest developments in targeted therapy for HCC
• Nutrition and HCC
• Clinical scenarios and Case-based discussion- the role of the MDT

20
Mar
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.

21
Mar
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22
Mar
5th Annual Nottingham Gastroenterology European SCE Course - Register Now

This 2 day BASL-and BSG-endorsed course is set to be a fantastic event for Gastroenterology trainees of all grades, covering the breadth of the 2010 JRCPTB Gastroenterology curriculum, tailored to help trainees prepare for the gastroenterology specialty certificate examination. This interactive course covers all the core topics including GI radiology, histopathology and endoscopy images reflective of the content of the examination. In addition sessions are included on examination technique with the opportunity for real-time mock examinations and quizzes for discussion.

Venue: Post Graduate Education Centre, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH.

To register visit the course website here > https://nottinghamgastrosce.eventbrite.co.uk 

The course cost is £100 for the two days (with a 20% included BSG discount).  

A provisional programme can be viewed here >  Download 5thNottinghamSCEcourse2019provprogramme.pdf 

For any enquiries please contact: gastroscecoursenottingham@gmail.com .

22
Mar
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.

29
Mar
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

May 2019

15
May
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17
May
Royal Free Sheila Sherlock Hepatology Post Graduate Course - Register Now

A curriculum based course in Hepatology for Medical/Surgical GI and acute medical trainees and comprehensive clinical update for consultants.

Course information
This comprehensive course in Hepatology is to be held at The Royal Free Hospital from the 15th to 17th May 2019.

The aim of the course is to provide a strong foundation in clinical hepatology, equipping both future and current gastroenterologists and acute physicians to expertly manage patients with liver disease.

Location: The Atrium, The Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG.

A programme can be downloaded here:  Download 2019 Programme Royal Free Postgrad course.pdf

A flyer here:  Download 2019 Flyer RF Postgraduate Course.pdf

Course application - Early Bird Deadline 17th April 2019

  • Trainees (confirmation of trainee status will be required) £200 / Early Bird Rate £180
  • Consultants £300 / Early Bird Rate £270
  • Single Day Rate (Day 2, acute medical doctors only) £90 / Early Bird Rate £81

Deadline
Register via the following link:
https://onlinestore.ucl.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/faculty-of-medical-sciences-c10/ucl-institute-of-liver-digestive-health-department-of-hepatology-g91 

RCP accreditation applied for.

For further information please contact: l.knight@ucl.ac.uk .

June 2019

05
Jun
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07
Jun
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 .

27
Jun
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29
Jun
ICFL 2019 - Germany - Save the Date

The 2nd International Conference on Fatty Liver (ICFL) will take place in Berlin, Germany on June 27-29, 2019.

ICFL 2019 will bring together physicians, researchers and allied health professionals in the field of Hepatology, Gastroenterology, as well as Diabetology, Nutrition, Radiology, and Cardiology, in order to address the growing impact of Fatty Liver and its relationship with the other organs in the body. ICFL 2019 will focus on unifying the global knowledge of Fatty Liver, which has the potential to yield valuable research through multidisciplinary involvement.

Please see the conference website for detailed information.

July 2019

05
Jul
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06
Jul
BASL School of Hepatology 2019 Plymouth - Save the Date

Save the Date

More information will follow once available.

September 2019

04
Sep
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07
Sep
7th Biennial Congress of the Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association - Seoul

7th Biennial Congress of the Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (A-PHPBA 2019)

Venue: COEX, Seoul, Korea

Official Language: English

Organised by:

  • Local Organizing Committee of APHPBA 2019
  • Hosted by: Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (A-PHPBA)
  • Korean Association of Hepato-Biliary and Pancreas Surgery (KAHBPS)

Website: www.aphpba2019.org 

Important Dates:

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: March 15 (Fri.), 2019
  • Super Early Registration Deadline: April 15 (Mon.), 2019
  • Notification of Acceptance: May 15 (Wed.), 2019
18
Sep
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20
Sep
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.

20
Sep
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22
Sep
International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA) Conference - Chicago - Save the Date

Save the Date

The 13th International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA) conference is taking place from 20-22nd September in Chicago.

Visit the conference website for more information here > https://www.ilca2019.org/ .

November 2019

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

Further details will follow when available. 

Book Now