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BSG Webinar: Innovation & adaptation of liver services during COVID-19

This webinar, recorded on the 29th October 2020, featured talks regarding innovation and adaption of liver services during COVID-19 and was chaired by Prof Adrian Stanley and with an introduction from Alastair McKinlay, President of BSG.

An overview of the different speakers is outlined below.

HCC Surveillance during COVID-19; Challenges and Solutions – Prof Helen Reeves

The impact of COVID-19 on patients with HCC, the impact of suspension of surveillance during the height of the pandemic and understanding who is likely to benefit from surveillance.

Variceal Bleeding – adapting to a world with COVID-19  –  Dr Jo Leithead

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on variceal bleeding and prophylaxis, innovative ways to manage variceal bleeding and the value of adapting and collaboration to prevent non-COVID-19 mortality.

How to optimise Hepatology training during current pressures  – Dr Shanika Nayagam

The impact of COVID-19 on Hepatology training, changes in training and looking ahead to hepatology training in future deployment.


This webinar has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 1 category 1 (external) CPD credit. You can access this credit by filling out this short feedback form.

Once you complete the form and sign it electronically, the certificate will be generated and sent to you.

In line with RCP guidance, this will be available for four weeks after the date of the original broadcast on 29th October 2020.