Wessex Cardiology Trainees

QAH Regional Training Day - 27/7/22 Save the Date!

 Dear All, 


Please put Wednesday 27th July 2022 in your diaries for the QAH Regional Training Day. 

This will have an EP, Arrhythmia and Device (ICD / CRT) focus. 

Location, full programme and timings yet to be decided. 

The team however would like your input on what you would find most useful for training sessions on the day so they can tailor the programme. Therefore can you please email me on elizabethchan@doctors.org.uk with your suggestions and requests over the next week or so. 

Thank you in advance!


BW

Lizzy


GIM Wessex Regional Study Days

 Hi All, 


For those who are required to Dual Accredit please be aware that 60% attendance at GIM Training days is required for your ARCP.

Dates can be found here;

https://wessex.hee.nhs.uk/school-of-medicine-pathology/general-internal-medicine/gim-training-days-2022/

I recognise that some of the GIM study days and Cardiology clash - I apologise for this and we will endeavour to ensure this does not happen again in future. 

I hope the above is helpful - any problems just fire me an email


BW

Lizzy

UHS EP Skills 28/4/22 - Places still available

 Hi All,


Just a message to say that there are still places available for the course run very kindly by Dr Paisy with help from Mo Kira at UHS


Date; Thursday 28th April

Location; Southampton Hospital

Please email Mohamed Kira mohamed_kira@yahoo.com to sign up. Please include your current stage of training, current hospital and also whether this is essential for CCT. All other questions or enquiries please direct to Mohamed.

Remember trainees requiring sign off prior to CCT for Pericardiocentecis will be prioritised. 


BW

Lizzy


Basingstoke Regional Training Day - Save the Date

 Dear All, 


Please put Wednesday 18th May in your diaries!

This training day will be hosted by Basingstoke Hospital / HHFT on Wednesday 18th May.

We plan that this will be in person. The programme is not yet finalised but hoping to include: NHS management, pharmacology and intervention. 

Full timetable and sign details will be sent out soon. 


BW

Lizzy

REMINDER - Wessex Training Survey responses needed!

  Dear All, 


The regional training survey is still live - big thank you to those who have already completed this. This survey affects you, affects your training and is your chance to have a say!

Please fill this in as soon as possible and encourage every Wessex SpR in the region (and those OOP) to do so also. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScuf4c9p4YoALu0HNi0iKx37E5GAIMxrObD-EYk4f-tedRcvA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Deadline; 15/3/22

If you are struggling with the link above please email me at elizabethchan@doctors.org.uk and I can send it out direct. 

Thank you!


BW
Lizzy

New Course Alert! EP Skills at UHS - Pericardiocentesis and Septal Puncture

Dear All


Dr Paisey, Consultant Electrophysiologist and Wessex TPD, is hosting a one-day brand new course focusing on EP Skills including Septal Puncture and Pericardiocentesis on behalf of UHS. This will include hands-on simulator time with the ability to get DOPs sign of - especially important and useful for trainees approaching CCT. The day is designed for senior trainees with the priority given to those requiring Pericardiocentesis DOPS for CCT, followed by those with an interest in EP and lastly any other places remaining are open to all trainees.


Date; Thursday 28th April

Location; Southampton Hospital

Full programme to be released in due course.

There are a total of 18 places available on a first come first served basis in according with the above information.

Please email Mohamed Kira mohamed_kira@yahoo.com to sign up. Please include your current stage of training, current hospital and also whether this is essential for CCT. All other questions or enquiries please direct to Mohamed.



BW
Lizzy

Wessex Training Survey 2022

 Dear All, 


The next Wessex STC is just around the corner and so to be able to bring your concerns, thoughts and feedback from current rotations we need to fill out this years Wessex Trainees Survey 2022. 

This survey is vital in bringing your issues to the training team to be able to make changes at a regional level. Therefore please fill this in as soon as possible and encourage every SpR in the region to do so also. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScuf4c9p4YoALu0HNi0iKx37E5GAIMxrObD-EYk4f-tedRcvA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Deadline for completion; 15/3/22

If you are struggling with the link above please email me at elizabethchan@doctors.org.uk and I can send it out direct. 

Really appreciative of your time - any questions or worries please let me know


BW
Lizzy

Cardiac Amyloid Teaching - 16/3/22

 Dear All, 


UHS are hosting a live online session on "Cardiac Amyloidosis; Diagnosis and Management" on Wednesday 16th March with input from the National Amyloid Centre (Royal Free) and great speakers.

Where? Online

When? 16/3/22 at 1230 to 1330

Please find the flyer here https://drive.google.com/file/d/12jVf4cJEsGMaMmxaUGQczyBb0ZIQKDbD/view?usp=sharing


Details on how to join found on the flyer. 

Hope to see you there


BW

Lizzy