September 2020

Virtual BHPG Educational Meeting - Save the Date

The British Hepatology Pharmacy Group (BHPG) is delighted to announce it's forthcoming Virtual Educational Event.

Date: Friday 11th September 2020

Time:10:00 - 15:30

Meeting Title: Liver disease; from diagnosis to decompensation Including through a pandemic

Topics will include:

  • The management of chronic liver disease (incl. decompensated cirrhosis bundle)
  • Management of thrombocytopenia in chronic liver disease
  • Effect of COVID-19 on the liver— clinical impact and service delivery
  • Rare diseases in hepatology
  • Clinical Trials and new therapies on the horizon

Download an Agenda here >   Download BHPG Agenda 11 Sept 2020_website.pdf

The meeting is FREE to attend and if you need any further information, contact .

Registration will open soon. 

Download Save the date BHPG 11th September.pdf

BASL Virtual Annual Meeting 2020 - Registration Open

The BASL Committee has decided to address today’s global challenge, and to ensure that members are offered continuing education during 2020, by developing a virtual Annual Meeting platform.

A virtual meeting will continue to provide the essential education that BASL members value and see it as a vital benefit to their membership.

In light of the COVID-19 global impact, this is the perfect opportunity for the liver care community to come together and share knowledge and collaborate through a virtual platform.

The BASL2020 Virtual Annual Meeting is shaping up to be an exciting event with world class speakers across a range of multi-disciplinary topics with sessions being held across the afternoons of 21st - 23rd September. 

REGISTRATION IS OPEN - click on the link > HERE.

Download a draft programme here >   Download BASL 2020 Virtual programme - Web.pdf

Visit the BASL News webpage to find out how to apply for the Dame Sheila Sherlock Research Prize and Andy Burroughs Young Investigator Award.  

We very much hope that our members will be able to join us for this year's BASL Annual Meeting. 

Please contact if you have any questions.  

BLNA Virtual Forum - Registration Now Open

Registration Now Open

This year the BLNA September meeting will take place as a virtual forum on the afternoon of Friday 25th September from 13:30 - 15:30.

The programme will include:

  • Educational presentations
  • Poster presentations
  • Networking
  • Live Q&A

An interactive afternoon is planned that will allow liver nurses to participate in educational content, share information and network.

Following the COVID-19 pandemic the BLNA would like to encourage the liver nurse community to participate in a dedicated event to discuss challenges, share knowledge and deliberate the changed healthcare landscape.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN - click on the link >

FREE to attend for BLNA Members

  • £30 for Non-Member
  • Or join BLNA today for £20 and receive free registration!
Book Now
BASL Immune-Mediated Liver Disease SIG Meeting

The next meeting of the Immune Special Interest Group (SIG) will take place via Zoom on: 

Date: Wednesday 30th September 
Time: 13:00 - 16:00

Download a 'draft' agenda here:  Download Immune SIG meeting 30.9.20 DRAFT agenda_website.docx.pdf

Immune SIG members who want to Register for the meeting should contact

October 2020

End of Life Special Interest Group Meeting

The next meeting of the End of Life SIG will take place via Zoom:

Date: Thursday 8th October
Time: 1.30pm – 4.30pm

A meeting programme will be finalised soon and will include presentations and discussions around the use of long term abdominal drains (including a presentation of the recent REDUCe data by Sumita Verma), the use of cirrhosis MDTs, screening tools to predict poor prognosis in end-stage liver disease and the evolution of the IQILS KPIs for palliative care in liver disease.

To Register for the meeting, or if you have any questions, please contact .

November 2020

Wilson's Disease SIG Meeting - London - Save the Date

Save the Date

The next Wilson's Disease SIG Meeting will take place at Queen's Square, UCL, London.

More details will follow. 

CCA-UK Annual Meeting, 22 November 2020 - Save the Date

Save the Date

The next CCA-UK Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday 22nd November 2020.

The meeting is being hosted at the BASO Annual Scientific Meeting, which will be held on 22-23 November 2020 at The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL.

Further details, including how to register, will follow.  Should you have any questions please contact

March 2021

TASL - BASL Monothematic Conference - Istanbul, Turkey - Save the Date


Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the meeting has been moved from 15 - 17 October 2020 to 12 - 13 March 2021. 

Turkish and British Associations for the Study of the Liver (TASL-BASL) are pleased to announce a monothematic conference, “Drug-induced Liver Injury: Unresolved questions and unmet needs” in Istanbul, Turkey, on Friday 12th - Saturday 13th March 2021.  We hope that the programme will be a timely and welcome opportunity to reflect upon an area of critical importance for clinicians, researchers, scientists, pharma and other health care professionals.

Further details including a draft programme and how to register for the conference will follow.