November 2019

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Nov
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
Website: https://events.rcpe.ac.uk/gastroenterology-0 
Contact: m.farquhar@rcpe.ac.uk 

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Nov
BVHG Meeting - 29th November - Birmingham - Register Now

The aims of the BVHG is 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.

Join us at the next meeting of the BVHG:

Date: Friday 29th November 2019

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Venue: Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham

We have an eminent panel of speakers and delegate participation is encouraged throughout the day.

View the programme here >  Download BVHG Programme 29 Nov 2019_Web version.pdf

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact kim@basl.org.uk .  

The BVHG would not be able to continue to function without the support of its members and we would love to hear from you with suggestions for future meetings and other areas where you think the BVHG can make a valued contribution.

CPD applied for.

We would like to thank our sponsors AbbVie and Gilead Sciences Ltd who have supported this meeting by providing an unrestricted educational grant.  They have had no input into the programme.

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29
Nov
Wilson's Disease SIG

The next meeting of the Wilson's Disease SIG will be held from 1-5 pm on Friday 29 November at Queen Square, UCL. If you would like to attend, please register with Samantha Jones, Samantha@basl.org.uk.  

Download BASL Wilson SIG meeting 29 Nov 19 programme.pdf.

January 2020

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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 > www.aphc.info . 

23
Jan
Portal Hypertension SIG

The next meeting of the Portal Hypertension SIG will be held from 12.30-17.00pm on Thursday 23 January 2020. The venue is the Medical School, University of Birmingham. If you would like to attend this meeting, please register with Samantha Jones, Samantha@basl.org.uk.

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Jan
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 - https://events.rcpe.ac.uk/advanced-gastroenterology-hepatology-2020 .

February 2020

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Feb
BASL/BSG Introduction to Hepatology Day, London - Register Now

Join us at the Introduction to Hepatology Day on Saturday 1st February 2020, which is taking place at The Hallam Conference Centre, London.

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/ST4) or those considering applying for Gastroenterology (IMT2 / IMT3/CMT2) to ensure the fundamentals of Hepatology are taught well aiming to cover some of the core Hepatology curriculum and for those considering pursuing a career in Hepatology who want advice.

Topics covered in the programme will be:

  • Why choose Hepatology?
  • The Why, How and Future of Hepatology
  • How can I become a Hepatologist?

Junior Gastroenterology trainees 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.

Download a draft programme here >  Download BASL draft Introduction to Hepatology Day Prog_2020.pdf

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March 2020

05
Mar
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> https://www.rcpath.org/event/liver-biopsy-in-the-assessment-of-medical-liver-disease-7.html  .

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Mar
HCC-UK Annual Meeting 2020 - London - Save the Date

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Date: Thursday 12th – Friday 13th March 2020

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton London – Tower of London

More details will be added when available.

April 2020

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19
Apr
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.

For the latest news, sign up to the ILC newsletter.

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24
Apr
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 > https://rcpmedicine.co.uk/2020/ 

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

 

 

24
Apr
BLNA Spring Meeting 2020 - Birmingham

SAVE THE DATE

The BLNA is delighted to announce its forthcoming April meeting in 2020.

The meeting will be held at Austin Court in Birmingham on Friday 24th April 2020.

Further meeting details will be added once known. 

May 2020

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May
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 6th-8th 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 HepPostGradCourse Prog 2020.pdf

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

 

September 2020

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09
Sep
BLTG Annual Transplant Meeting 2020 - Plymouth

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When: BLTG Transplant Meeting - 8th – 9th September 2020.

Where: Plymouth

Details will be added to the BASL website and to the Annual Meeting website https://baslannualmeeting.org.uk/ when available.

 

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11
Sep
BASL Annual Meeting 2020 - Plymouth

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When: 9th – 11th September 2020.

Where: The Guildhall, Plymouth

Details will be added to the BASL website and to the Annual Meeting website https://baslannualmeeting.org.uk/ when available.

 

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10
Sep
BLNA September Meeting 2020 - Plymouth

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When: 9th – 10th September 2020.

Where: The Guildhall, Plymouth

Details will be added to the BASL website and to the Annual Meeting website https://baslannualmeeting.org.uk/ when available.