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BGS Transfusion Conference, April 2024

BGS Transfusion to return to Nottingham in 2024

BGS Transfusion 2024 will again take place on the Jubilee Campus, Nottingham University from 22nd to 24th April 2024. 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 will be including some simultaneous sessions to cater for all levels of transfusion knowledge and interest.

The event will be supported by a Commercial Exhibition and we will again be inviting our commercial colleagues to deliver some short presentations on new developments within their companies.

Being on campus you will be able to attend the on-site social events giving plenty of chance for that all important networking.

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

BGS Transfusion is to be held on:

22nd - 24th April 2024

Programme

Scientific Programme

The scientific programme for BGS Transfusion 2024 is in the early planning stages. Follow us on social media to receive updates when the programme is realeased.

Social Events

The social programme will include a light-hearted quiz on the first evening, with the gala dinner on the second evening.

Packages

We are in the early stages of planning for the 2024 conference. Follow us on social media to receive updates.

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.

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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

Chair

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Amelia

Amelia
Carmichael

Deputy Chair

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Jane

Jane
Murphy

Secretary

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Ann

Ann
Halford

Treasurer

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Martin

Martin
Maley

Steering Committee

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Richard

Richard
Haggas

Steering Committee

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Michael

Michael
Douglas

Steering Committee

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Matt

Matt
Hazell

Steering Committee

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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 Sussex Biologicals Pocket Transfusion Lab Checkit Europe Deva Medical

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