BGS Transfusion
BGS Transfusion 2021

BGS Transfusion Conference, April 2022

BGS Transfusion to take place in April 2022

Following the postponement of the 2020 and 2021 conferences, the BGS Transfusion committee are pleased to announce a re-scheduled conference will take place in April 2022.

BGS Transfusion 2022 will take place on the Jubilee Campus, Nottingham University from 25th to 27th April 2022. All lectures, meals and accommodation will be on site within easy walking distance. The whole campus is fully disabled compliant and adapted bedrooms are available.

Jubilee Campus is easily accessible by major road links (M1), rail links (Nottingham) and air links (East Midlands Airport), situated within the beautiful, vibrant city of Nottingham.

The conference will follow its usual format with cutting edge lectures, workshops and case studies - we've even dedicated a session to the Covid-19 pandemic and the NHS response. Being on campus there will be plenty of chance for that all important networking. There will also, this time, be a chance to hear from our commercial colleagues during some short presentations on new developments within their companies.

There is also the opportunity for you to have a poster displayed and obtain a discount to attend the full event, as well as the opportunity to present by submitting an abstract. The event will be supported by a Commercial Exhibition and on site social events.

Delegates will have free access to the on site gym and swimming pool on University Campus.

This year, we are offering you the chance to pay in three installments, if booked before the end of February 2021.

BGS Transfusion is to be held on:

25th - 27th April 2022

Covid-19 Statement

The BGS Committee are monitoring all government guidance relating to the COVID-19 pandemic and, as such, will be implementing appropriate precautions, should they be required, for the duration of the conference in 2022.

We have reserved rooms with a maximum occupancy far exceeding the predicted number of delegates, therefore enabling adequate social distancing.

Programme

Due to the recent postponement of the 2021 conference, the programme is being re-evaluated and will appear here as soon as we can finalise it.

Packages

  • Full Package
  • Access to all sessions
  • Overnight Bed and Breakfast accomodation
  • Lunch and Evening meals - including access to conference dinner
  • Complimentary car parking for duration of the conference
  • Use of swimming pool and gym
  • Complimentary WiFi across the campus
  • Total price

    £ 495

    per delegate
  • Part Packages
  • Monday Day Delegate (14:00 - 17:30)
    £ 78
  • Monday Evening Meal and Quiz
    £ 40
  • Tuesday Day Delegate (09:00 - 17:30)
    £ 120
  • Tuesday Conference Dinner
    £ 70
  • Wednesday Day Delegate (09:30 - 15:00)
    £ 90
  • Bed and Breakfast rate (Monday or Tuesday night)
    £ 80
  • Subsidised Places and Poster Presenters
  • The following groups of staff are eligible for a subsidised place:

    Newly Qualified Staff
    Staff returning to work after a break
    Staff becoming multidisciplinary where haematology/transfusion isn't your natural discipline
  • If you have a poster to present at the conference, you may also be eligible for a discounted place.
    This years poster categories are:

    Patient Safety
    Use of Blood Components and Products
    Serology / New technology
    COVID-19 Response
  • Total price

    £ 395

    per delegate

On-Site Facilities

Atrium Bedroom

Set within its own peaceful lakeside grounds only two miles from the vibrant city of Nottingham, the Jubilee Conference Centre and hotel provides the perfect environment for the BGS Transfusion Conference.

Each full package will include:

  • Full access to all lectures and breakout sessions
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Tea and coffee during session breaks
  • Complimentary car parking for the duration of the conference
  • Single en suite study bedroom with towels and complimentary toileteries
  • Tea and coffee in your room
  • Free Wifi throughout the campus
  • Coffee Shop
  • Mini-market for those forgotten essentials!
  • Cash Machine
  • Use of swimming pool and gym
  • The campus is fully accessible, with accessable rooms available on request - contact us for more information

For those joining us for the day, you are entitled to free parking and wifi. Tea, coffee and lunch is also provided.

×

Apply to attend BGS Transfusion 2022

Click here for secure online application for
BGS Transfusion 2022

Downloadable Application Forms


Full Booking Form Poster Application Subsidised Place
2022 Full Booking Form 2022 Poster Booking Form 2022 Subsidised Application

Contact Us

Please complete the form below to contact a member of the BGS Transfusion Committee.

Meet the Committee

The BGS Transfusion team all donate their free time to make this conference a possibility.

Ben

Ben
Holmes

Chairman

Email me

Amelia

Amelia
Fairweather

Deputy Chair

Email me

Jane

Jane
Murphy

Secretary

Email me

Ann

Ann
Halford

Treasurer

Email me

Dan

Dan
Palmer

Steering Committee

Email me

Martin

Martin
Maley

Steering Committee

Email me

Richard

Richard
Haggas

Steering Committee

Email me

Michael

Michael
Douglas

Steering Committee

Email me

Conference Charity

The charity chosen by the BGS committee continues to be Harvey's Gang.

Harvey's Gang provides ill children with tours of the blood transfusion and other laboratories.

Harvey's gang started with Harvey Buster Baldwin, who passed away on October 6, 2014. Harvey became ill with acute myeloid leukaemia at age six. He ended up spending many weeks in hospital. Whilst spending time at Worthing Hospital, (West Sussex, England) Harvey was curious about the vacuum air tube which would take his blood to Pathology. The children's ward arranged for Harvey to visit the laboratories.

Harvey enjoyed his time in the laboratories and got to wear a lab coat and badge with trainee biomedical scientist written on it. His mum said “He really enjoyed his tour,” His father added “To give him that insight was absolutely marvellous and it made him, as well as us, understand why it takes so long to process blood.” A year later Harvey sadly lost his battle with leukaemia.

You can find out more information on Harvey's Gang here:

Trade Partners

With thanks to the following trade partners for their support of the 2022 conference:

Immucor Labcold BBTS Contronics Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Haemonetics SHOT CSL Behring NHS Blood and Transplant Grifols

Content Approved by BGS Steering Committee.
Registered Charity: 1140378
Privacy Policy
email: web@bgs-transfusion.org

Facebook Facebook Facebook