BASL2019 17th - 20th September - Technology & Innovations Centre, University of Strathcylde, Glasgow. Visit the dedicated Annual Meeting microsite for all of the information and to Register by clicking > HERE.

BASL2019 ANNUAL MEETING

17th - 20TH September, University of STRATHCLYDE GLASGOW

BASL2019 Annual Meeting - Technology & Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. The BASL programme runs from Wednesday 18th September to lunchtime on Friday 20th, with the BLNA Nurses Day meeting running on Wednesday 18th PM & Thursday 19th. The BLTG programme runs from Tuesday 17th to lunchtime on Wednesday 18th September. 

Visit the BASL Annual Meeting dedicated microsite for all the details; https://baslannualmeeting.org.uk/ 

BASL ANNUAL MEETING

REGISTER HERE

BNLA NURSE
MEETING

REGISTER HERE 

BLTG
MEETING

REGISTER HERE 

 

BASL AND BASL SUB-GROUPS

The British Association for the Study of the Liver is a multi-disciplinary society with around 900 members composed of interested individuals from clinical medicine, clinical and basic research and allied professions.

Read More

British Liver Nurse Association is a professional nursing organisation aiming to develop knowledge and understanding of liver disease, in order to improve the quality of patient care.

Read More

The British Viral Hepatitis aims to improve the management and study of patients with chronic viral liver disease, bringing together UK hepatologists, gastroenterologists, infectious disease physicians, virologists and interested epidemiologists.

Read More

The BLTG (British Liver Transplant Group) was launched in 2014 to represent the professional interests of liver transplantation in the UK and promote strategic and academic development. The BLTG will foster close relationships with BTS (British Transplant Society) and LICAGE (Liver Intensive Care Group of Europe) and will build on the role of the UK and Ireland Annual Meeting by delivering structure and authority to the group.

Read More

Is a professional pharmacy organisation aiming to develop knowledge and understanding of liver disorders including viral hepatitis, in order to improve the quality of patient care, through medicines optimisation, collaborative and multi-disciplinary working and promoting patient-focused research.

Read More

HCC UK is a multi-disciplinary organisation aiming to promote collaboration in research, education and clinical service development for primary liver cancer. We bring together leading oncologists, liver surgeons, hepatologists, basic scientists, radiologists, pathologists and specialist nurses to lead improvement in the quality of patient care.

Read More

News

Vacancy - Clinical Lecturer in Hepatology, Queen Mary & Barts Health

News Type: Hepatology News

This is an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Lecturer to build upon their existing track record of clinical and academic excellence, to undertake post-doctoral research and to develop their own externally-funded research programme in Hepatology.  The successful candidate will work with Dr William Alazawi within Barts Liver Centre and the Centre for Immunobiology.  The group is particularly focused on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, with recent high-impact epidemiological clinical translational and basic science publications in the field. 

For further details, please visit https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/?vac_ref=915733563. Closing date for applications: 1 October 2019.  

BASL Trainee Mentoring Sessions at BASL / BLTG 2019

News Type: BASL News

The mentoring sessions will be informal and will cover advice on career development. The sessions will be led by Professor Michael Heneghan, Consultant Hepatologist & Professor of Hepatology at the Institute of Liver Studies, King's College Hospital.

When - the morning of Wednesday 18th September 2019

Where – during the BASL / BLTG Annual Meeting at the Technology & Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Criteria – you must be a BASL Medically Qualified in Training Member and be registered for the BASL / BLTG Annual Meeting 2019.

Times - a session can be booked in advance and 30-minute time slots are available between 10:00 – 13:00 and are being offered on a first come first served basis. The final sessions will start at 12:30.

To Book - register for a mentoring session in advance by emailing judy@basl.org.uk before 2 p.m. on Friday 6th September 2019. Alternatively speak with colleagues on the day at the Registration Desk at BASL2019 to book a session.

We look forward to seeing you in Glasgow.

NIHR Funded Solid Organ Research - closes 1 pm 27 November 2019

News Type: Transplant News

We are pleased to advise that the NIHR solid organ replacement, transplant and donation call has now gone live and can be found on the NIHR website at https://www.nihr.ac.uk/documents/1995-solid-organ-replacement-transplant-and-donation-commissioning-brief/21522 .

The closing date for stage 1 applications is 13:00 hrs Wednesday 27th November 2019.

NIHR funded liver research - closes 1 pm 27 November 2019

News Type: BASL News

The NIHR cross programme broad Liver Disease call has been approved – see https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding/1993-liver-disease/21585 .

The closing date for outline applications is 13:00 hrs Wednesday 27th November 2019

Vacancy - Hepatology Clinical Research Fellow Portsmouth - closing date 28 July

News Type: BASL News

Clinical Research Fellow (Hepatology)

POST: Hepatology Research Fellow – Research & Innovation
Hours: 40 hours per week (1.0 WTE)
Contract Type: Fixed term contract – 1 year initially
Closing Date for Applications: 28th July 2019
Interview Date: 11th August 2019
Proposed Start Date: to be agreed
Salary: £

The NHS Jobs link is:
https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/?vac_ref=915633643

Events

18/09/19 - 20/09/19

BASL2019 - 18-20 September 2019 - Register Now
News Type: BASL Events

REGISTER FOR THE MEETING BY CLICKING > HERE 

The BASL2019 Annual Meeting is taking place at the Technology & Innovations Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

We start with a joint BASL/BLTG symposium on new horizons in liver transplantation on Wednesday morning (open to all comers), preceding the main BASL meeting. After lunch the main BASL programme commences and we will explore new horizons in primary liver cancer.

The moderated poster session is on Wednesday evening with a Welcome Civic Reception courtesy of The Rt Hon The Lord Provost Councillor Eva Bolander.

The second day offers the joint BASL and BLNA session in the morning on tackling inequalities in liver disease followed by an afternoon session themed around pregnancy and the liver.

The final morning will see a series of case-based discussions led by recognised experts in the field, followed by a rapid fire update session and oral presentations of the highest scoring abstracts of original research.


This year's Annual Dinner will take place at The Merchants House of Glasgow - don't forget to book your place. 

BASL Annual Dinner - 1900 hours - Thursday 19th September 2019
Venue - The Merchants House of Glasgow, 7 West George Street,
Glasgow G2 1BA
Telephone: 0141 221 8272
Website: https://www.merchantshouse.org.uk/ 


View the Programme here >  Download BASL2019 Programme-MASTER.pdf  

Full information can be found on the BASL Annual Meeting microsite >  https://baslannualmeeting.org.uk/ 

We hope to see you in Glasgow.

18/09/19 - 19/09/19

BLNA Nurse Meeting- Register Now
News Type: BASL Events

REGISTER FOR THE MEETING BY CLICKING > HERE.

Join us at this year's BLNA Autumn Nurse Meeting which is taking place during BASL2019 at the Technology & Innovations Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

We start from 14:00 pm on Wednesday afternoon with a theme of promoting synergies across liver nursing and continue into Thursday morning with a joint BASL/BLNA session around tackling inequalities in liver disease.  The BLNA meeting continues into the afternoon under a theme of developing excellence in liver nursing.

The meeting promises to deliver exciting and inspiring sessions for all liver nurses, with the programme including a wide range of topics.


Don't forget to book your place at the BASL Annual Dinner which is being held at The Merchants House of Glasgow on Thursday evening. 

BASL Annual Dinner - 1900 hours - Thursday 19th September 2019
Venue - The Merchants House of Glasgow, 7 West George Street,
Glasgow G2 1BA
Telephone: 0141 221 8272
Website: https://www.merchantshouse.org.uk/ 


A programme can be downloaded here >  Download BLNA Programme Sept 2019 MASTER.pdf

Full information can be found on the BASL Annual Meeting microsite > https://baslannualmeeting.org.uk/ 

We hope to see you in Glasgow. 

20/09/19 - 22/09/19

International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA) Conference - Chicago - Save the Date
News Type: Other Events

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/ .

27/09/19

Annual Cambridge Liver Symposium 2019
News Type: Other Events

The Cambridge Annual Liver Symposium is taking place on Friday 27th September from 08:30 – 16:00.

Venue: Robinson College, Cambridge.

Dinner: Thursday 26th September 20:00.

Topics include:

  • Autoimmune / PSC
  • NASH/fibrosis assessment
  • Genetic liver disorders
  • Interactive MDT-style cases (viral/portal HT)

Download a copy of the programme here >  Download Camliversymp2019finalprog.pdf

FREE to attend and CPD accredited (6 points).

If you have any questions and to reserve your place please contact cambridge.liversymp@addenbrookes.nhs.uk or telephone: 01223 586 891.

Download Cambridge Liver Symposium flyer 2019.pdf

08/10/19

FRONTIERS IN HEPATOLOGY VIII - London - Registration Open
News Type: BASL Endorsed Events

FRONTIERS IN HEPATOLOGY VIII  – ALCOHOL & NON-ALCOHOLIC STEATOHEPATITIS

One day CPD accredited conference and the content would be of value to all those specialising in Hepatology and Gastroenterology including, Academics, NHS Consultants and SpR’s.

Date:Tuesday 8th October 2019
Venue: The Institute of Hepatology London, 111 Coldharbour Lane, London, SE5 9NT

This event brings together a number of ‘thought-leaders’ and experts to highlight the increasing prevalence of ASH/NASH and aims to provide an overview of the pathogenesis, epidemiology and therapeutic implications of this co-morbidity, with a particular focus on the overlapping causes and pathways.

A programme and application form can be downloaded from the Foundation for Liver Research website > http://www.liver-research.org.uk/newsletter/hepatology-conferences.html or below. 

Download a copy of the programme here >   Download Frontiers programme R1 19.pdf

An application form to register for the meeting can be downloaded here >  Download Registration Form Frontiers in Hepatology.pdf   

For more details, please contact Enda O’Sullivan on 020-7255 9833 or e-mail:e.o'sullivan@researchliver.org.uk.  

 

Quick Links

Basl on Twitter