Wessex Cardiology Trainees

Abbott clinical fellows meeting. October 4th.

 Dear all, 

Abbott have launched a new clinical fellows meeting for those interested in devices and EP. 

The first meeting is on October 4th, 18:00 via teams. 

Please see the flyer for more details and joining instructions. 



Training Update -- Training Days and the return of SpR Evening Meetings!!!

Dear all, 

Some great news regarding training days and the return of evening meetings. 

There are 3 upcoming training days. 

A reminder that minimum attendance at these is necessary for a satisfactory ARCP. 

Training Days 

BCS National Training Day -- 15th September

This is a half day (morning). 

Please see here to sign up and for the full programme: https://www.bcs.com/education/NationalTrainingDay.asp?CourseID=3&navcatid=31 

Poole CMRI Training Day -- 22nd Septemeber 

Please sign up via the link here

UHS ACHD Training Day -- 1st October

This will run over the course of the morning on congenital coronary abnormalities. Please see the attached programme here

To sign up please email Dr Najih Muhammad on MuhammadNajih.LiaqathAli@uhs.nhs.uk

Joining instructions will be sent closer to the time. 

Evening Meetings

Some great news! Sponsored evening meetings are returning. Both Kri and myself are very excited to have the ability to meet face to face and enjoy some evening education and dinner. 

Tuesday September 28th -- How to make the most of your cardiology training. Provisional topic 

In Winchester, 1900 start. 

Dr Benoy Shah, imaging Cons UHS.  

To sign up fill in this form. 

October 2021 -- Pitfalls in heart failure management. 

In Winchester, 1900 start. 

Dr Kaushik Guha, HF Cons Portsmouth. 

Further details and sign up information in due course. 


Tom and Kri. 

BSCI/ BSCCT Annual Meeting

 Hi All,

The BSCI/BSCCT is having their annual meeting at Keble College, Oxford on 13th and 14th September 2021. The early bird registration for trainees has been extended and few places are still available. Please click here for more information and to sign up.



Poole cMRI training day sign up

 Hi All,

I hope everyone is settling in to their new placements well.

We would appreciate it if you would be able to fill in the sign up form here so we can get an idea of numbers. This is so Dr Carpenter can see if there is a suitably sized seminar room at Poole hospital or if it is going to be an online affair.

Thank you!



Poole Cardiac MRI training day- 22nd September 2021

 Hi All,

The rescheduled Poole Cardiac MRI training day will now be held of 22nd September 2021. 

Further details to follow. 

The aim is to try for it to be in person, failing which, it will be held via MS Teams.

We will keep you posted about any further updates.



EP research opportunity - Oxford.

Dear all, 

For all those interested in EP!

There is an upcoming opportunity for a funded research post at the John Radcliffe in Oxford under supervision of Prof Tim Betts with a project around advanced AF mapping. Would be suitable for working towards a MD or PhD. Start time flexible bearing in mind need to secure out of programme approvals.

For more information and an informal discussion please contact the outgoing OOPR Wessex trainee, Mike Pope (mtbpope@doctors.org.uk) or Prof Tim Betts (tim.betts@ouh.nhs.uk).