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Liver Section Monothematic: NAFLD 2021 – Treating the Rising Tide Together

Updated on: 09 Feb 2022   First published on 31 Jan 2022

This webinar, recorded on the 12th March 2021, featured talks about NAFLD and how it is currently impacting the NHS. The webinar was chaired by Professor Philip Newsome (BSG elected Liver Committee Chair), Dr Coral Hollywood (BSG elected Liver Committee Secretary) and Dr Deepak Joshi (BSG elected Liver Committee member).

Overview of the programme and speakers

  • Prevalence and natural history
    • Dr Matt Armstrong, Consultant in Hepatology & Transplant Medicine, University Hospital Birmingham, Honorary lecturer at the University of Birmingham and NIHR BRC Birmingham
  • How to organise a referral
    • Prof John Dillon, Professor of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Clinical Professor (Teaching and Research)
  • What do I do in NAFLD clinic?
    • Dr Stuart McPherson, Consultant Hepatologist at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle, Senior Secretary of the British Society of Gastroenterology
  • Lifestyle management
    • Dr Kate Hallsworth, Senior Research Physiotherapist, NIHR/HEE Clinical Lecturer
  • Practical dietary advice
    • Dr Jill Johnson, Specialist Dietitian, Liver Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK
  • Optimising metabolic risk factors
    • Prof Naveed Sattar, Professor of Metabolic Medicine at the University of Glasgow
  • Weight loss therapies
    • Prof Rachel Batterham, Professor of Obesity, Diabetes and Endocrinology, UCL Division of Medicine
  • Emerging pharmacotherapies
    • Prof William Alazawi, Consultant Hepatologist, Barts Health and Queen Mary University of London


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