BASL2022 20-23rd September. Face to face meeting Queens Hotel, Leeds. BLTG meeting Tuesday, BASL/BLTG symposium Wednesday am, main BASL meeting 21-23rd, BLNA meeting 22-23rd. Early Bird Registration closing 12th August - Register > HERE.

BASL2022 ANNUAL MEETING

20th - 23rd September 2022

Join us at the BASL2022 Annual Meeting which will be a face to face meeting at the Queens Hotel, Leeds. The meeting opens with the BLTG transplant meeting on Tuesday,  followed by a joint BASL/BLTG symposium on Wednesday morning ahead of the main BASL meeting 21st-23rd September. With a joint BASL/BLNA session in the main programme on Thursday and a BLNA meeting running in parallel Thursday pm and all day Friday. Early Bird Registration Closing 12th August! Register Here . Visit the Annual Meeting website for all conference information > Here 

BASL VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING

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BLNA VIRTUAL
MEETING

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BLTG VIRTUAL
MEETING

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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.

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

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The British Viral Hepatitis Group 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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News

Vacancy - Clinical Fellowship Transplant Hepatology Leeds - closing date15 August

News Type: BASL News

Job Reference: 298-MED-3219
Job Title: Clinical Fellowship Transplant Hepatology
Specialty/Department: Department of Hepatology 
Location: Leeds Liver Unit, St James’s University Hospital
Salary: Dependent on Experience

Visit NHS Jobs https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/917376189 

Applications are invited for a Clinical Fellowship available from November 2022 for 6 months renewable for a further 6 months in the Department of Hepatology at St James’s University Hospital in Leeds.

Closing date - 15th August 2022

Opportunity - RCP Editor-in-Chief, Medical Care - driving change

News Type: BASL News

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is inviting applicants for the post of editor-in-chief, Medical Care - driving change. 

The RCP is leading in the development and delivery of a modern, engaging, and relevant portal to support clinical teams to deliver long-lasting improvements in care. Medical Care - driving change will deliver against the RCP’s strategic aim to improve health and healthcare.

The editor-in-chief will advise, review, and approve all aspects of web content for Medical Care - driving changes that are proposed by content advisors.

Content advisors will highlight suitable content produced by key partners and stakeholders and contribute their original content through a wide range of communication tools such as podcasts, webinars, blogs and longer reads.

The editor-in-chief will ensure content is aligned to the content themes agreed by the content board and aligned to the RCP strategic aims, using insight and good judgement to inform decision-making. Supported by the RCP’s communication and editing team and programme team, the editor-in-chief will ensure that ethical publishing standards are always adhered to, and that content is vibrant, diverse, and inclusive.

To apply or find out more visit the RCP website > Here .

Applications deadline - 28 July 2022 and shortlisted candidates are expected to be available for interview on either 8 or 14 September 2022.

Clinical recommendations for pre-treatment assessment of people preparing to initiate therapy for chronic hepatitis C infection

News Type: BASL News

Download Clinical recommendations for pre-treatment assessment of people preparing to initiate therapy for chronic hepC infection.pdf

Please contact Professor Foster directly by email g.r.foster@qmul.ac.uk if you have any questions. 

Dame Sheila Sherlock Research Prize 2022 - Applications Open

News Type: BASL News

Each year BASL presents the Dame Sheila Sherlock research prize, one of the highlights of the annual meeting. This prize is awarded annually to recognise the enormous contribution of Dame Sheila Sherlock to the development of Hepatology as a discipline in its own right.

Dame Sheila was involved in the foundation of the British Liver Club in 1961, which subsequently evolved into The British Association for the Study of the Liver (BASL). She was one of our past presidents and the first recipient of The BASL Distinguished Service Award.

Eligibility
In keeping with Dame Sheila’s enthusiasm for fostering young researchers, this eponymous research prize is awarded to young investigators without substantive posts in either medicine or science for their research contributions in the field of hepatology. The winner will receive free registration to the meeting, an award and a prize of £1,000 and an invite to deliver the prize lecture and present their research at the BASL Annual Meeting.

To apply, please send one A4 sheet outlining your research and another A4 sheet listing up to 5 related publications.

Please send submissions to steve@basl.org.uk before the deadline of Midday on Monday 1st August 2022.

You must be a BASL member to apply.


The BASL Annual Meeting Is taking place from 20th-23rd September at the Queen's Hotel in Leeds - Early Bird registration closes 31st July. Read more about registering > here .

Andy Burroughs Young Investigator Award - Applications Open

News Type: BASL News

The Andy Burroughs Young Investigator Award was set up in honour of the late Professor Andrew Burroughs.

Professor Burroughs was an eminent and world renowned Professor of Hepatology and Consultant Physician/Hepatologist and among his many achievements including his wide area of expertise in cirrhosis and portal hypertension and significant contribution to liver Transplantation.

Eligibility
This prize is awarded to young investigators who have contributed to clinical or translational research related to liver disorders who are in training or within 2 years of taking up consultant positions (or equivalent); this year the winner will receive free registration to the meeting, an award and a prize of £1,000 and an invite to deliver the prize lecture and present their research at the British Liver Transplant Group (BLTG) Annual Meeting in Leeds on Tuesday 20th September.

To apply, please send one A4 sheet outlining the research and another A4 sheet listing up to 5 related publications.

Please send submissions to steve@basl.org.uk before the deadline of Midday on Monday 1st August 2022.

You must be a BASL member to apply.


The BLTG Annual Meeting is part of the BASL Annual Meeting that is taking place from 20th-23rd September at the Queen's Hotel in Leeds - Early Bird registration closes 31st July.  Read more about registering > here .  

Events

17/08/22

BASL Virtual School of Hepatology - Session 4: Alcohol related liver disease - Registration open
News Type: BASL Events

Register now

Are you a budding Hepatologist? Do you want to improve your Hepatology knowledge to help with core and higher Hepatology curriculum sign off? Have you got Hepatology questions but not had the opportunity to ask them?

If yes then please join us for the BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Webinar Series 2022.

Following the success of the series in 2021 we are running a series of bi-monthly webinars this year on a Wednesday evening, with a face to face meeting being planned for the Summer.

We are delighted to announce our session and speaker for August:

Session 4: "Alcohol related liver disease”
Speaker: Dr Richard Parker – Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Date: Wednesday 17th August
UK Time: 19:00 – 20:00

The BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Sessions offer an excellent platform for trainees interested in hepatology, with talks delivered by UK Hepatologists, followed by a Q&A session.

Preview the series programme here >  Download BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Webinar Prog 2022v3.pdf
NB: Programme subject to change.

FREE to attend for BASL Members.  Not a member of BASL, then why not join by clicking > here.


REGISTER NOW - through Zoom by clicking HERE

Remember to read the BASL Events Data Protection Disclaimer below before registering:

Download BASL Events Data Protection Disclaimer_2022.pdf

Please contact kim@basl.org.uk should you have any questions.


Thank you to our supporters:

Gold Sponsor:

Bronze Sponsor:

'This webinar series is supported by Shionogi and Intercept Pharma UK & Ireland. They have had no influence or input into the programme, agenda or content of the meeting’.

01/09/22 - 04/09/22

International Liver Cancer Association Conference - Madrid, Spain
News Type: Other Events

16th Annual International Liver Cancer Association Conference (ILCA)

Location: Madrid, Spain

Visit the ILCA website for all of the conference information: https://ilca-online.org/ .

BASL members are offered a members discount and receive a 15% reduction in the registration fees for the conference. 

Contact admin@basl.org.uk for the discount code or find it in the August BASL member newsletter.  

08/09/22

AASLD Hepatotoxicity SIG Seminar Series – September
News Type: Other Events

A series of AASLD Hepatotoxicity SIG Seminars that will take place on the second Thursday of each month except for November (the Liver Meeting).

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm EDT

Title: “Aristolochic acid in herbal remedies is a common cause of liver cancer”

Presenter: Dr. Steven G Rozen, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

Registration Link: https://bit.ly/DILI09-22

16/09/22

Glasgow Gastro Conference 2022
News Type: Other Events

Venue: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Celebrating its fifth year, the Glasgow Gastro Conference 2022 will return to a face to face format.

Visit the conference website for more information > Here

This one-day Conference will consist of interactive presentations, case based learning and state of the art lectures, with both national and international experts providing topical updates on a wide range of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy issues.

The programme will be of interest to consultants and trainees in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, General and Acute Medicine and also nurse specialists in Gastroenterology, Endoscopy and Hepatology.

View the programme here:  Download Glasgow_Gastro2022_ConferenceFlyer.pdf

Up to 6 CPD credits will be available.

Please contact wilma.paterson@rcpsg.ac.uk if you have any questions. 

 

20/09/22 - 23/09/22

BASL Annual Meeting 2022 Leeds - Early Bird Registration Open
News Type: BASL Events

We are delighted to announce the 2022 BASL Annual Meeting will be held face to face from Tuesday 20th - Friday 23rd September at the Queen's Hotel, in Leeds.

BLTG Transplant Meeting - 20-21 (am) September
BASL Annual Meeting - 21-23 September
BLNA Annual Meeting - 22 (pm) -23 September

This is a great chance to meet up with colleagues from across the speciality, exchange ideas, and get updates on the latest advances in hepatology.

Visit the Annual Meeting conference website for more information > Here

Programme highlights include our Named Lectures:

Williams Calne Lecture: The use of Liver transplantation for colorectal metastases
Speaker: Professor Pål-Dag Line, Oslo University Hospital
Wednesday a.m.

Ralph Wright Lecture
Speaker: Professor Neil Henderson, University of Edinburgh
Wednesday p.m.

British Liver Trust Lecture 2022: Reducing Variation by Driving Quality and Rewarding Excellence - What we have learned through 5 years of IQILS
Speaker: Dr James Ferguson, Consultant Hepatologist and National IQILS lead
Thursday a.m.

Alex Mowat Lecture 2022: Childhood Biliary Disease in Adulthood.
Speaker: Professor Patrick McKiernan, Birmingham Women’s & Children’s Hospital
Thursday p.m.

A programme can be downloaded below:

Download Draft BASL2022 Programme PUBLISH.pdf


Early Bird Registration is open until 23:59hrs on Friday 12th August Register > Here .

Download a delegate fee breakdown here >  Download BASL2022 Fee Breakdown.pdf

Not a BASL member?  Why not considering joining to take advantage of the reduced member registration fees for the annual meeting - please join > Here


Visit the BASL Conference website for nearby accommodation options: 

https://baslannualmeeting.org.uk/venue/accommodation/ 


Applications for the Dame Sheila Sherlock Prize Award and the Andy Burroughs Young Investigator are now closed. 


Abstract Submission is now closed


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