March 2020

HCC-UK Annual Conference 2020 - London - Registration Open

We are delighted to announce that the HCC-UK Annual Conference 2020 will take place from 12th – 13th March at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel London - Tower of London.  

This years meeting will be focusing on 'Questioning Current Practice' and a programme can be downloaded here >  Download HCC-UK Programme 2020 - Web Version.pdf 

Registration is now Open -  visit the conference website here; to read more and book your place. 

Delegate Fees are as below:

  • Thursday afternoon meeting - free to attend
  • Friday attendance - Allied Healthcare Professional - £35.00
  • Friday attendance - Doctors - £45.00

The HCC-UK meeting is directed towards all those involved in the care of patients with HCC including hepatologists, gastroenterologists, radiologists, oncologists, surgeons and clinical nurse specialists and scientists.

This year’s programme includes the topics below:

  • Scientific Focus 2020 – Hunter Accelerator Award
  • Multi-centre trials
  • Basic Science papers
  • Change practices for early and intermediate HCC
  • Questioning current practice
  • Oncology – Which treatment and who for

Please do not hesitate to contact the BASL Secretariat at  if you have any questions.

Abstract submiussion is now closed. 

May 2020

7th Royal Free Sheila Sherlock Hepatology Postgraduate Course, London

We are pleased to invite you to register for the Royal Free Sheila Sherlock Hepatology Postgraduate Course, to be held at the Royal Free Hospital, London, on 5th-7th May 2020. This course is clinically focussed, interactive and delivered by national experts, with excellent delegate feedback. The programme provides a comprehensive review of the diagnosis, investigation and management of patients with liver disease across outpatient, acute take, ITU and liver transplant settings; as well as daily interactive grand rounds and Q&As with the experts.

All areas of the JRCPTB curriculum in hepatology will be covered, which can be mapped and uploaded to the JRCPTB e-portfolio. Trainee and early bird concessions are available.

A copy of the course programme can be downloaded here >   Download RF Hep Postgrad Course 2020.pdf

More information about the course can be found on the UCL IDLH website > here.  


AMMF Cholangiocarcinoma Conference 2020, Stansted Airport

AMMF’s conference is dedicated exclusively to cholangiocarcinoma  – with international speakers presenting what’s new in treatments and clinical trials, updates on the cholangiocarcinoma research that AMMF is supporting, and more.  Plus, there will be plenty of time for networking and one to one conversations with world-class specialists. The event will be CPD accredited. The venue is the Radission Blu Hotel, Stansted Airport.

Who should attend?
This conference is for everyone with an interest in cholangiocarcinoma, including:

Scientists and researchers
Nurse specialists
Medical students
Pharmaceutical companies
Patients, their families and friends
AMMF’s supporters and fundraisers.

For more information and to register visit the conference website:

8th Annual Birmingham Liver Course

The University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital are pleased to host the 8th Annual Birmingham Liver Course.

Time: Day 1, 09:30 – 18:30, Day 2, 09:30 – 13:20

Location: Medical School, University of Birmingham


The meeting will cover practical and pressing issues in the management of advanced liver disease with speakers from around the country who are experts in their field. Using an interactive approach, we are sure this course will prove to be very popular and of interest to trainees, consultants, nurses and allied health professionals.

Programme online,  

Online registration now open,  

June 2020

CCA-UK workshop at the UK Oncology Forum

CCA-UK will hold a clinical themed workshop at the UK Oncology Forum annual conference at the ICC in Birmingham. The workshop will take place on the morning of Thursday 11 June 2020. The conference runs from 11-12 June.  Both the CCA-UK workshop and UK Oncology Forum annual conference are free to attend.  The conference is CPD accredited.

Anyone wishing to attend the CCA-UK workshop will be expected to stay on for the whole of day one of the annual conference. Registration is via the UK Oncology Forum - When registering please ensure you choose the CCA-UK workshop option under the section UK Oncology Forum and Cancer Collaboration. Delegates are of course welcome to attend both days of the annual conference.

Workshop invite -  Download 2020 OF Invitation CCA-UK.pdf.