November 2019

RCPE Symposium: Gastroenterology - Edinburgh

Date: Thursday 21 November 2019
Venue: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Topics: Gastroenterology at the forefront of public health endeavours; nature or nurture - lifestyle diseases; reflux; bariatric endoscopy; mesenteric ischaemia; nutritional challenges in a failing gut

January 2020

13th Paris Hepatology Conference (PHC)

The 13th Paris Hepatology Conference (PHC) is taking place on 13th - 14th January 2020.

The event is an independent educational meeting on the management of liver diseases taking place every year in Paris. The conferences to date have gathered up to 1000 specialists from more than 60 countries.

Read more by visiting the event website here > . 

RCPE Course: 24th Advanced Gastroenterology and Hepatology Course - Edinburgh

Registration is Open

The above course will feature experts speaking in their fields from The Netherlands, USA, Devon, London, Oxford, Birmingham, Sheffield, Southampton, Newcastle, Glasgow, Dundee and Edinburgh.

Oversea Speakers include Professor Michael Wallace from The Mayo Clinic USA speaking on Artificial intelligence in endoscopy and Professor Ernst Kuipers from Rotteradam The Netherlands speaking on Chronic atrophic gastritis and intestinal metaplasia.

This well-established, two-day course attracts trainees and consultants from across the UK and Europe. It is designed to cover important and "hot" topics, including an update on the latest evidence base for the management and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver conditions..

The course will be held in the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Please visit the course website for full programme details and registration - .

March 2020

Liver Biopsy in the Assessment of Medical Liver Disease

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Venue: The Royal College of Pathologists, 6, Alie Street, E1 8QT

This course will provide a practical diagnostic approach to reporting medical liver biopsies, focusing on the importance of clinico-pathological correlation in assessing common patterns of liver damage. Recommended for senior trainees in Pathology and Hepatology and consultant histopathologists and gastroenterologists who are regularly involved in liver biopsy assessment (without necessarily working in a Liver Unit).

5 CPD Credits

Download a programme here >  Download Programme Liver biopsy 05032020.pdf

Full information and how to register for the meeting is now available on the RCPath website here>  .

April 2020

The International Liver Congress, London UK


At EASL’s annual International Liver Congress, ILC 2020, doctors, patients, allied health professionals and policymakers will discuss the important new insights and information to help them combat liver disease. Attendees will hear the latest epidemiological and real-world data on how physical inactivity and poor diets contribute to liver disease and gain a deeper understanding of the underlying mechanisms. Leading clinicians and researchers in the field will talk about the kinds of everyday life changes that can help or even reverse liver disease, and update on treatment options.

The congress will also update attendees on EASL’s important policy and advocacy work, providing evidence and support to governments and international organizations implementing laws and policies that promote health in daily life.

Whatever your role, ILC 2020 will involve you in EASL’s mission to improve liver heath and support you in doing your part.

The International Liver Congress™ 2020 website is now live - abstract submission and registration is open.

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RCP Annual Conference Medicine 2020 - Birmingham

Medicine 2020 is the RCP's sixth annual conference and takes place at The ICC, Birmingham. Bringing together speakers at the forefront of improving patient care, Medicine 2020 will provide an essential national update for physicians from all career grades and specialties. Exploring ground-breaking medical developments, we’ll focus on how to deliver world-class healthcare.

Full information can be found on the RCP website here > 

Medicine 2019 was a record-breaking success with over 900 delegates enjoying the clinical networking event of the year. Headline speakers Baroness Dido Harding and Matt Hancock MP ensured lively discussion on the latest policy developments and helped to spark debate among delegates and speakers. The  principal and corporate sponsors created a vibrant and dynamic experience for attendees.

Download the Medicines 2019 highlights report here >  Download Medicine 2019 Highlights report.pdf