BASL School of Hepatology 2019 - Plymouth ONLINE BOOKING

The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Plymouth

05 July - 06 July 2019

The event, including overnight accommodation if required on the Friday night, is free to attend for all BASL medically qualified members in training and is restricted to 40 delegates.



Day one

12:30-13:30     Registration and Lunch

13:30-13:40     Introduction and Welcome -  Dr Louisa Vine


Viral Hepatitus - Chair: Dr David Sheridan

13:40-14:10    HCV - treatment principles – Professor Matthew Cramp

14:10-14:40    HCV elimination - targets and practical considerations – Fiona Fry

14:40-15:30    Cases and discussion

15:30-16:00    Coffee break


HBV and HEV - Chairs Dr David Sheridan and Prof Matthew Cramp

16:00-16:30    HBV - treatment principles – Dr Will Gelson

16:30-17:00    HEV - expert insights – Dr Harry Dalton

17:00-17:30    Cases and discussion


19:00               Leave for the Ship Inn, Barbican.


Day two

08:50-09:00     Welcome and introduction - Dr Louisa Vine


Chair – Dr Kevin Fagan and Dr Keith Geroge

09:00-09:25    Updates on NASH – Dr David Sheridan

09:25-09:50    Updates on ASH – Dr Ashwin Dhanda

09:50-10:15     Assessing liver fibrosis: ELF v Fibroscan - Dr Ankur Srivastava 

10:15-10:40     Understanding liver histology – Dr Jem Denson

10:40-11:00     Coffee break 


Chairs - Dr Kevin Fagan and Dr Ankur Srivastava 

11:00-11:30     Understanding Haemochromatosis – Dr Keith George

11:30-12:00     Clinically important IgG4 disease - Dr Emma Culver

12:00-12:30     Biliary Strictures and their management – Dr Jim Portal 

12:30-13:30     Lunch


Chairs - Dr Kevin Fagan and Dr Jim Portal

13:30-14:00     Complications of Chronic Liver Disease – Dr Louisa Vine

14:00-14:30     End of Life care for patients with Cirrhosis – TBC

14:30-15:15    Complex cases and discussion – Dr Luke Summers and Dr Kris Bennett

15:15-15:30    Feedback and close


This meeting is supported by Intercept Pharma UK & Ireland who have provided an educational grant. They have had no input into the content of the programme.     


This event is aimed at SpRs / Doctors in Training with a NTN

This is a weekend residential event, which is FREE to BASL medically qualified members in training, the cost to non-members is £150 and includes: 

  • Bed and breakfast accommodation for Friday night in The Crowne Plaza Plymouth
  • Lunch and dinner on Friday night
  • Breakfast and lunch on Saturday 6th July 2019 
  • Dietary requirements are required for the whole of the event.



Please complete the online registration form below to book your place.  The event is limited to 40 places available to SpRs/Doctors in Training with a NTN.

You must tick both days on the booking as this is a two day event only.

Please indicate on the relevant area of the booking form if you are traveling some distance and require accommodation, also if you will be attending the dinner on Friday night. Places are on a first come first served basis.

Registration cost: Free to BASL medically qualified members in training and £150 to non-members.



Registration Course cost:

BASL in training members - Free (*a £120 refundable deposit will be taken on booking*)
Non-members £150

*Members Refundable Deposit

For members, on completion of the booking form, a refundable deposit of £120 will be taken and will be returned to you after you have attended the event.  If you do not attend the meeting and do not cancel your place within 2 weeks of the meeting, you may forfeit your deposit. If you request accommodation which you subsequently don't use, you will forfeit your deposit. Please see the cancellation policy below.

If you have any queries, please contact the Secretariat on or +44 (0)1543 442154. 


Cancellation Policy

If you wish to cancel your attendance at this event, please contact the Secretariat no later than 14 days prior to the event. Bookings made within 14 days of the event cannot be refunded.  Cancellations made outside of this time will be made at the sole discretion of BASL.  If you request accommodation which you subsequently don't use, you will forfeit your deposit.  If the event is free of charge to attend, cancellation as stated here may incur charges. By clicking confirm you accept these terms. If you have any queries please contact or Tel: 01543 442154.



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