September 2021

21
Sep
-
24
Sep
BASL Virtual Annual Meeting - Registration Open

It's not too late to register for the BASL2021 Annual Meeting which is taking place virtually from 21-24 September 2021.

BASL2021 Includes the BLTG meeting on the afternoon of Tuesday 21st and the BLNA Nurse meeting on Friday 24th - further details can be found on the individual website listings.

The Virtual Annual Meeting is shaping up to be an exciting event with world class speakers across a range of multi-disciplinary topics. Download a programme below:

Download Full Programme.pdf

REGISTRATION is Open and full details can be found on the registration platform > register here.

Medically Qualified (Consultants, Surgeons, Physicians) - £120
Medically Qualified in Training (SpRs, Scientific Trainees, Students) - £90
Nurse / Affiliate (Nurses, Transplant Co-ordinators, Pharmacists, Other Healthcare Professionals) - £30
Scientist (For Scientists (not including Scientific Trainees) - £36

Programme highlights include:

  • Dame Sheila Sherlock Research Award - Harnessing peripheral & intrahepatic immune responses to optimise treatment strategies for chronic hepatitis B - Dr Upkar Gill

  • Ralph Wright Lecture - Curing Chronic Hepatitis B - Professor Geoff Dusheiko

  • Andy Burroughs Young Investigator Award - From organoids to organs: a journey of clinical translation - Dr Fotios Sampaziotis

  • British Liver Trust Lecture - The BASL Inclusiveness Project - Dr Rebecca Jones, Dr Jude Oben, Dr Ahmed Elsharkawy, Dr Saket Singhal and Dr Joanna Leithead
  • Alex Mowat Lecture - Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis: Discovery to Disease modifying drugs - Dr William Balistreri, Cincinatti

Members are invited to attend the BASL ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING - 2pm on Friday 24th September.


 

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24
Sep
BLNA Virtual Annual Meeting - Register Now

British Liver Nurses' Association (BLNA) are delighted to announce their Annual Meeting will take place virtually during BASL2021. 

Date: Friday 24th September
Time: 9:30-12:15 / 12:55-16:15

A specially created programme for ward and specialist liver nurses can be viewed below:

Download BLNA BASL Programme PUBLISH v4.pdf


Registration is Open 

  • £30 BASL / BLNA Members
  • £60 for non-members - not a member yet then why not join BASL / BLNA today at a cost of £20 > here

NB: Registration fees include access across the 4 days of the BASL Annual Meeting from 21st - 24th September.

Full details can be found on the registration platform > register here.

Please contact admin@basl.org.uk if you have any questions. 

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October 2021

20
Oct
BASL Virtual School of Hepatology October 2021 - Session 10: Who to refer for transplant - Registration now open

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

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 2021. We are running a series of monthly webinars on a Wednesday evening.

Session 10: Who to refer for transplant
Speaker - Dr Martin James - Nottingham University Hospital.
Date: Wednesday 20th October
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  Download BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Series 2021_website7.pdf
NB: Subject to change

FREE to attend for BASL Members.

Not a member of BASL, then why not join by clicking > here.

REGISTER - through Zoom by clicking HERE

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

Download BASL Events Data Protection Disclaimer_2021.pdf

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


Thank you to our supporters:

            Platinum Sponsor:                                          Gold Sponsor:                                Bronze Sponsor:
                                     


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

21
Oct
BASL / BSG End of Life SIG Meeting & Webinar - Registration Open

The Annual End of Life SIG meeting is taking place virtually on the afternoon of Thursday 21st of October.

A 'draft' programme is below:

Download BASL End of Life SIG Programme 21 Oct 2021 v3.pdf

NB: The meeting will take a slightly different format this year and you will need to register separately for both parts.  Should you want to join both the meeting and the webinar you will require 2 joining links, 1 for each part of the meeting. 

Part 1 - SIG Meeting - discussing recent research and upcoming projects/studies
Time:
13.30-15.45

  • 13:30 - 13:40 Introduction and welcome - Dr Ben Hudson Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
  • 13:40 - 13:55 Update on the REDUCe trial - Professor Sumita Verma University of Brighton, Medical School
  • 13:55 - 14:10 Management of LTADs in the community - Speaker TBA
  • 14:10 - 14:25 Prognostication of inpatient admitted with acute decompensation – early data from the SPRING project - Dr Emma Saunsbury, Dr Daniel Maggs on behalf of the SPRING project
  • 14:25- 14:40 National audit of refractory ascites management - Dr Ben Hudson
  • 14:40 - 15:00 The carer experience in end-stage liver disease – a review of the VOICES data - Dr Roberta Jordan University of Leeds
  • 15:00 - 15:40 Review of recent palliative hepatology research from the US - Dr Nneka Ufere, Dr Arpan Patel, Dr Manisha Verma

Part 2 - Joint Educational Webinar, alongside the BSG – entitled “Integrating palliative care into the management of advanced liver disease”
Time: 16:00 - 17:30

  • 16:00 - 16:20 Management of refractory ascites - Professor Sumita Verma University of Brighton, Medical School
  • 16:30 - 16:50 Optimising symptom control in advanced liver disease - Dr Hazel Woodland University of Southampton
  • 17:00 - 17:20 Palliative care on the liver transplant waiting list - Dr Mhairi Donnelly Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust

BASL, BSG and SIG members are all welcome.


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

Download BASL Events Data Protection Disclaimer_2021.pdf

REGISTRATION PART 1 - End of Life SIG Meeting: via Zoom > here

REGISTRATION PART 2 - BASL BSG Educational Webinar "Integrating palliative care in the management of advanced liver disease": via Zoom > here .

NB: Delegates will receive their joining link 2 days before the meeting and webinar. If you register for 1 part of the meeting you will receive 1 joining link if you register for both parts of the meeting you will receive 2 joining links.


Please contact admin@basl.org.uk if you have any questions.  

November 2021

10
Nov
BASL Virtual School of Hepatology November 2021 - Session 11: HPB for Hepatologist

SAVE THE DATE

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 2021. We are running a series of monthly webinars on a Wednesday evening.

Session 11: "HPB for Hepatologist "
Speaker: Dr Deepak Joshi, Kings College Hospital, London
Date: Wednesday 10th November
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  Download BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Series 2021_website7.pdf
NB: Subject to change

FREE to attend for BASL Members.

Not a member of BASL, then why not join by clicking > here.

Registration - opening soon.

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


Thank you to our supporters:

     Platinum Sponsor:                                                     Gold Sponsor:                                 Bronze Sponsor:
                                              

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

19
Nov
Rare Diseases SIG - Wilson's Disease SIG Member Meeting - Save the Date

The next meeting of the Wilson's Disease Group is on:

Date: Friday 19th November
Time: 9:00 - 13:00 via Zoom.

NB: this meeting is for Wilson's Disease SIG members only.

A programme will follow. 

If you have any questions, please contact kim@basl.org.uk .

December 2021

15
Dec
BASL Virtual School of Hepatology December 2021 - Session 12: Care of the advanced liver disease patient, with and without transplantation

SAVE THE DATE

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 2021. We are running a series of monthly webinars on a Wednesday evening.

Session 12: "Care of the advanced liver disease patient, with and without transplantation"
Speaker:  Dr Ben Hudson, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
Date: Wednesday 15th December
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  Download BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Series 2021_website7.pdf
NB: Subject to change

FREE to attend for BASL Members.

Not a member of BASL, then why not join by clicking > here.

Registration - opening soon.

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


Thank you to our supporters:

     Platinum Sponsor:                                                       Gold Sponsor:                         Bronze Sponsor:
                                     

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