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Date: 20th March 2019

Location: RCPSG


20 March 2019
Closing date: 20 February 2019

Anatomy Skills Centre (CASC), University of Glasgow


multidisciplinary and highly interactive course aims to provide in-depth
understanding of cardiac anatomy, with an emphasis on the surgical and
echocardiographic anatomy of the mitral valve.

hands on experience using fresh/frozen cadaveric material this one day course
will cover:

  • Assessment of mitral valve repairability using TOE

  • Assessment of risk of SAM using TOE

  • Surgical evaluation of the mitral valve

  • Principles of valve repair and an understanding of techniques of repair

  • Intraoperative decision-making

  • Peri and post operative assessment of valve repair

  • Ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation: anatomical basis and indications

work will include:

  • prosection of the human heart

  • hands-on instruction on TOE using simulators

  • group cadaveric work with intact human thoraces, including exposure and assessment of valves in situ

  • video presentations

  • didactic teaching

course is ideally suitable for cardiology, cardiac surgery and anaesthesia
trainees ST3-6.

here: https://rcpsg.ac.uk/events/cascmitral

Start date: 27th May 2019

End date: 31st May 2019

Location: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


Aims: This 5 day course will provide topical and relevant updates on a wide variety of acute and general medical conditions encountered by clinicians. Experts will cover topics of current and practical relevance with frequent opportunities for interactive case-based learning.  Places are limited to maximise networking during the course.  The week will consist of a series of themed days, and topics covered will include:

investigating and treating infection and fever // Therapeutic advances in
common conditions, including heart failure, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease and
inflammatory arthritis // Acute management of collapse, breathlessness, fever,
chest pain // Fits, faints & funny turns: Differential diagnosis &
appropriate investigations // Preventing premature death from cancer,
cardiovascular disease and alcohol.

Audience: This course is aimed at physicians (consultant and senior trainee level) who wish to enhance their acute and general medicine knowledge. It will be of great interest to clinicians from around the world who encounter patients with general medical conditions. Delegates can select which day to attend or sign up for all 5 days, whichever best suits training needs.

Date: 8th March 2019


Friday 8 March 2019
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

This 'Workforce Matters' symposium
tackles the hot topics affecting you daily as a clinician - how do you maintain
your own strength and support your colleagues during challenging times and
maintain your professionalism? And how do we create a resilient workforce
that’s equipped for the future?

Some of the issues we’ll discuss

  • Reflection – why does it matter?

  • Building and retaining teams

  • Using feedback to improve patient care

  • ‘Lean In’, Women in leadership

  • PRIDE and disability in the workplace

Delivered through lectures and
small breakout groups, it will provide you with practical advice to support you
into your day-to-day work challenges whilst giving you the opportunity to
network with like-minded individuals.

For more information or to book visit  https://events.rcpe.ac.uk/our-workforce-matters-celebrating-diversity-sustaining-excellence

Date: 25th January 2019

Location: The Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, Regent’s Park, London


Event: The Ageing Vasculature – Where Can We Intervene?

Organiser: The British Geriatrics Society Cardiovascular Section

Date: Friday 25th January 2019  (9.30 am – 4.30 pm)

Venue: The Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, Regent’s Park, London

Online Registration and Agenda: https://bgscv.org.uk/category/meetings/current-meetings/

Cost: Registration Fees: £65 Consultant BGS Members / £95 non-BGS members / £35 Trainees & SpR’s

Call for Posters on any Cardiovascular topic – deadline 19th December 2018

Limited Travel Bursaries are available for trainees

Contact: Nicola.razzell@lamedica.com        07841 362 705

Date: 8th March 2019

Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow


Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and British Cardiovascular Society Joint Interactive Cardiology Conference

Friday 8 March 2019

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow


With regard to the programme, a special session has been dedicated to heart disease in women, with our speakers examining the different outcomes for women in clinical trials.  Moreover, we will examine the contemporary topic of data science and the importance of digital health in delivering quality health care.  All sessions will be followed by an expert panel, facilitating delegate discussion through case based learning.

Topics will include:

  • Heart disease in women
  • The digital health revolution
  • Principals of practice
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Heart failure

For more information, please visit:


Date: 18th February 2019

Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow


This half day course aimed at senior clinicians, responsible officers, clinical directors, medical directors and clinical leads, focuses on managing doctors in difficulty and difficult doctors.

Through national updates, case studies and in depth interactive sessions, this course will support you to identify concerns early, diagnose the issues and ensure effective intervention  and support doctors who are experiencing difficulty or demonstrating difficult behaviours.

By the end of the workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the requirements of the GMC in identifying and managing trainees with difficulties.
  • Identify those features which may indicate a trainee with difficulties.
  • Describe the possible barriers to intervention.
  • Follow formal processes and procedures required when managing trainees with difficulties.
  • Address trainee issues and problems more confidently.

W: https://rcpsg.ac.uk/events/didc

Date: 30th January 2019

Location: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


The Heart Failure Hub invites you to attend the event taking place at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh on Wednesday 30th January 2019.


The Hub is a part of the National Advisory Committee for Heart Disease looking at key areas of heart failure management. Our annual event attracts over 150 delegates and assists the Heart Failure Hub to share best practice, increase knowledge and skills whilst formulating future plans for Heart Failure care in Scotland.


Start date: 24th January 2019

End date: 25th January 2019

Location: Croke Park Hotel, Dublin


World leading experts in the field of cardiovascular CT from around the globe will discuss the current state of cardiovascular CT and the role it will play in 2019. Topics will include broadening clinical application, updates on technical optimization and discussion of current and future innovation and research in this rapidly evolving field.

SCCT Winter|2019: Dublin will explore all aspects of cardiovascular CT, including debates on areas of contention, with the aim of informing and educating participants on cardiovascular CT's strengths, weaknesses, and increasing clinical indications.

The objectives of this meeting are:

  1. To understand current best practices in cardiovascular CT in coronary artery disease, structural and congenital heart disease, electrophysiology and heart muscle and valve disease assessment.
  2. To be able to analyse whether cardiovascular CT is the most appropriate test to investigate cardiovascular pathology and be able to communicate the strengths and weaknesses of the technique compared with alternative imaging modalities.
  3.  To be aware of current research applications of cardiovascular CT that may impact on future clinical assessment.


Date: 2nd November 2018

Location: Golden Jubilee National Hospital



Duke University – Transplantation and MCS Present and Future Perspectives
Prof Carmelo Milano, Professor of Cardiac Surgery, Duke University, USA

UK DCD Heart Transplantation
Mr Simon Messer Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK

Lung Transplantation and Future Perspectives
Prof John Dark, Professor of Cardiac Surgery, Newcastle University and NHSBT, UK

Please see the following flyer for more information.