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BASL Annual Meeting 2016

7th - 9th September, Manchester Central, Manchester


BLTG Transplant Meeting 6th - 7th September

Plus BASLNF Meeting 8th September

Annual Meeting Onsite Registration Only BLTG Meeting Closed  Abstracts now closed

A warm welcome to Manchester from the BASL Committee

Please join us at Manchester Central for the Annual BASL Meeting (2016), which as ever will bring together clinicians, nurses, basic scientists, pharmacists, the pharmaceutical industry and all of us that are interested in liver disease.

The meeting follows on directly from the second meeting of the British Liver Transplant Group, which will include the Williams-Calne Lecture and many delegates will be attending both conferences. A BASL School of Hepatology runs in parallel with this meeting.

This year, the main meeting opens on the Wednesday afternoon with a symposium devoted to alcohol related liver disease. The second day takes a detailed look at the many manifestations of liver disease in relation to the age of the patient moving from obstetric liver disease, neonates, paediatrics and adolescence to adults as well as end of life care. The conference dinner follows this symposium and the venue will be the National Football Museum.

In place of a formal post-graduate teaching programme the final morning will be devoted to a series of case based discussions led by recognised experts in the field before a lunchtime departure.

Interspersed throughout the meeting will be oral presentations of the best of UK original research, supported by the poster programme.

Highlights of the BASL Annual Meeting will include three key-note lectures: The Ralph Wright Lecture, The British Liver Trust Lecture and the Dame Sheila Sherlock Prize Lecture.

The BASL Nurse Forum will hold the Annual Meeting in parallel on the second day and this year has a comprehensive programme with 14 varied speakers. The day will provide a broad range of topics for all nurses working within hepatology.

As always, we are grateful to all the Speakers and Chairs for their individual contributions.

We are also indebted to our sponsors without whom the meeting would be difficult to sustain.

Enjoy the conference!

Professor Graeme Alexander
President of BASL




BASL Executive Board:

Professor Graeme Alexander, President

Dr David Patch, Secretary

Professor Matthew Cramp, Treasurer


BASL Affiliate Group Chairs:

Fiona Fry, BASL NF

Dr Andrew Ustianowski, BVHG

Professor Darius Mirza, BLTG



Important Dates

11 April - Online booking open

31 July  - Early Bird Deadline

1 August - Nurses Travel Bursary Application Deadline

6-7 Sept – BLTG Transplant Meeting

7-9 Sept – BASL Annual Meeting

8 Sept – BASLNF Annual Meeting


Contact BASL

BASL Secretariat
c/o Executive Business Support Ltd
City Wharf, Davidson Road, 
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS14 9DZ

Phone: +44 (0)1543 442154     
Fax: +44 (0)121 355 2420 

Steve Hewitt, BASL Event Manager - steve@basl.org.uk 

or admin@basl.org.uk