International TAVI Congress, The Aortic Valve Meeting

Start date: 28th February 2020

End date: 1st March 2020

Location: Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh


On behalf of the Scottish Cardiac Society (SCS), the WSCTS, and RCS Edinburgh. 

A 2.5 day meeting that will focus on ALL aspects of the Aortic Valve. (Multidisciplinary Meeting for Cardiologists and Cardiac Surgeons). Aimed at Consultants and Senior Trainees. 

Abstract Submissions is Open. 

All abstracts will be published in the Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. (Pubmed Indexed) 

CME Accreditation: 14 CME points. 

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World Class Faculty, with the top Aortic Valve Surgeons, and Cardiologists. 

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Professionalism in Medicine: Your pension & your skills in clinical management

Date: 10th March 2020

Location: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


Tuesday 10 March 2020

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh & Live Link Sites across the UK

We are delighted to present our next event in the ‘Professionalism in Medicine’ series with an evening in which you will have the opportunity to understand better how the current pensions issue may affect you now and in the future and perhaps for the first time fully appreciate how consultants have the capacity to transfer their skills to that of leadership roles.

This event is suitable for all doctors in training, consultants and associate specialists.

The programme and speakers are as follows:

Clinical Management: the transfer of skills we are choosing not to transfer

Dr Jon Miles, Consultant Physician, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh

Learning Objectives

  • Description of the breadth of clinical management opportunities
  • Understanding that we as doctors practice the skills on a daily basis that enable us to become clinical managers
  • An exploration of why we see “clinical management” as something “different” and something “to be avoided”

Update on NHS Pensions & Taxation

Dr Alan Robertson, Consultant Cardiologist, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the structure and benefits of the NHS Pension Schemes
  • Understand the impact of taxation on the NHS Pension Schemes

For more information, speaker biographies, how to book and to find out the nearest link site to you please visit:

Interactive Cardiology Conference

Date: 13th March 2020

Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow


In its seventh year the programme will maintain the successful and popular interactive forum; where cardiologists and all medical and allied health professionals with an interest in cardiology will have the opportunity to meet and directly interact with world class leading cardiology experts.

The meeting will focus on key contemporary challenging cardiovascular issues. The case based learning format will continue this year, underpinning the programmes practical approach to clinically relevant topics.

This hugely popular cardiovascular educational event, which is always a sell-out, provides a unique learning experience; delivered in an open, supportive, enjoyable and friendly atmosphere.

This year’s keynote lecture will be given by Sir Terence English KBE, cardiac surgeon and heart transplant pioneer. He performed the first successful heart transplant in the UK in 1979 and is a former President of the Royal College of Surgeons.

Topics and learning objectives

  • Review of the most updated guidelines and provide practical strategies for atrial fibrillation medical, interventional management and stroke prevention
  • Understand the concept of precision medicine and its impact on managing patients with chronic angina, acute coronary syndromes, and myocardial infarction
  • Review updated evidence based approach to heart failure medical management, and criteria of appropriate patient selection for complex device therapy
  • Appreciate the challenges faced when treating patients with advanced cardiac failure and review available bridging strategies prior cardiac transplantation
  • Obtain a comprehensive account of the importance and impact of renal disease when managing patients with cardiovascular conditions

10th BSH Heart Failure Nurse and Healthcare Professionals Educational Day

Date: 27th March 2020

Location: IET Birmingham: Austin Court


Registrations are now open for the Nurse and AHP event. Please see the above attchments for information on how to register.

SCNTP Training Day

Date: 27th March 2020

Location: Stirling Court Hotel

Events | SCNTP

The next SCNTP training day will be taking place on Friday 27 March 2020 at the Stirling Court Hotel. More details will be released soon.

SCS Spring Meeting 2020

Date: 22nd April 2020

Location: Dunblane Hydro Hotel, Dunblane


Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane

This year’s programme focuses on the changing day-to-day practice of cardiology in Scotland and the UK with emphasis on growing cross- specialty working, networking and the evolving sub-specialties. Highlights include insights from colleagues in diabetes, respiratory medicine and metabolic medicine; contributions from important cardiology sub-specialties in cardio-oncology, cardiac obstetrics and inherited cardiac conditions and updates on SCAD, obesity and Takotsubo cardiomyopathy.  

This event is suitable for doctors of all grades, nurses, cardiac healthcare scientists and all allied healthcare professionals.

Registration for all SCS members is free. Book your place today via the link below.

SCNTP Training Day

Date: 22nd May 2020

Location: Stirling Court Hotel

Events | SCNTP

The date of the next SCNTP training day is taking place on Friday 22 May 2020 at the Stirling Court Hotel. More details will be released soon.

The RCPE Course in Acute and General Medicine

Start date: 25th May 2020

End date: 28th May 2020

Location: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


This four-day course is designed for health care practitioners from the UK and beyond, and aims to give a broad update on important aspects of acute and general medicine.  The course will include lectures by experts on topics of current and practical relevance, with frequent opportunities for interactive case-based learning.  This year the course will consist of eight sessions over four full days, in:

Cardiology/Respiratory/Acute Emergencies/Infections/Rheumatology/Dermatology/

“A phone call from the laboratory”/Stroke/Toxicology

Audience: As well as being of value to hospital based doctors at consultant or senior trainee level, it will also be of interest to Community based doctors/General practitioners/Allied health professionals/Specialist nurses

Delegates can select which day to attend or sign up for the full four-day course.


Contact:    #rcpeAGIM20

SCS 29th Annual General Meeting 2020

Start date: 18th September 2020

End date: 19th September 2020

Location: Dunblane Hydro Hotel, Dunblane


Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane

Save the date for our upcoming 2020 Annual General Meeting on Friday 18 – Saturday 19 September 2020.

This event will be taking place at the Dunblane Hydro Hotel and more information about the event will be released in due course.