Wessex Cardiology Trainees

Valve disease: The forgotten epidemic RSM Monday 25th October 2010

A one day valve meeting at the RSM

See the website for details or the pdf here

Pri-Med Clinical Insight – Best Practice in Cardiology 2010, 13 October 2010, London AND 10 November 2010, Manchester

This is a one-day symposium for cardiologists featuring lectures which address the recent advances and future best practices in diagnosis and management of heart disease.

The programme has been developed by an advisory board of leading UK cardiologists and will be delivered by a speaking faculty of acknowledged experts in each of the specialist areas of cardiac medicine.  These include Professor John Camm, Professor Mark Kearney, Dr Robert Sapsford and the meeting chair is Professor Sanjay Sharma.

This meeting has been endorsed by the British Cardiovascular Society. The event is free to attend but you must register. 4 CPD accredited points available from the RCP.

Phone: 0800 731 3927

CMR in Clinical Practice, 11-12 October 2010, University of Leeds

The focus of the course is very firmly clinical and lectures are presented in a case-based format and incorporate a Q&A session. All participants will get the opportunity to be involved in scanning patients.

See this flyer for details. Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be any contact details.

4th David Sharpe Memorial Symposium, 1-2 October 2010, Lancashire Cardiac Centre

This meeting focuses on heart failure; the medical and surgical treatment of the most complex and acutely unwell patients.

Meeting has CPD approval. For further information, please visit:


Training Days 2010 - December Update Updated

Thanks to those who noted that the December EP training day clashed with the BCS National Trainee's Day. This will take place at the Royal College of Physicians, London on 6th December 2010.

Paul Kalra has confirmed that this day will now take the place as the official December day, and the EP day rescheduled for next year.

Once again, please ensure clinics are cancelled, and rotas arranged. The calendar on the website has been updated.



Wessex SpR Evening Meeting Wednesday August 18th

Most of you should have received details from Nalyaka of the next evening meeting she has arranged. As I've indicated before, this will be the official August training day. Paul Kalra has lined up an excellent external speaker and topic:

Dr. Alex Lyon, Clinical Lecturer NHLI, Imperial College.
"Are all positive inotropes detrimental for heart failure?"

Unfortunately, places are limited to 14, so please let her know in advance if you would like to attend.



Training Days 2010 - December Update

Paul has now confirmed the date for the last training day of the year as the 6th December. It will be an update on electrophysiology, hosted by Arthur Yue at SUHT.

Further details will be available nearer the time. The date has been added to the calendar on the website.

Please remember to make rota changes and cancel clinic to ensure attendance.

Many thanks,