21st Meeting, Sept 2018 : Modern Technology Use For Cardiovascular Diseases in The Elderly

Modern Technology Use For Cardiovascular Diseases in the Elderly The 21st Annual Meeting of the BGS Cardiovascular Section Friday 21st September 2018, The Amba Hotel Marble Arch, London Device Therapy and Indications Richard Schilling, Professor of Cardiology, President British Heart Rhythm Society, Commercial and Strategy Director, St Barts Hospital Trustee/Medical director AFA and Arrhythmia Alliance … Read more

Prize Winners: September 2018

1st Prize, £150.00 : Dr Joanne Taylor, The University of Manchester

Low physical activity in older patients detected by cardiac devices – a potential target for intervention?

2nd Prize, £100.00: Dr Shahzad Akbar, Lincoln County Hospital

CLINICAL AUDIT: Management of ATRIAL FIBRILLATION in admitted frail elderly patients

3rd Prize (Joint), £50.00: Dr Izhar Ali, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton

Cardiac investigations post ischaemic stroke – how to balance need against resources.

3rd Prize (Joint), £50.00: Dr Esther Hindley, Guy’s & St. Thomas’ NHSFT

A Novel Use for the Electronic Frailty Index: Improving the referral pathways into Heart Failure Clinics for Older Adults

Prize Winners: January 2018

1st Prize, £150.00

Dr Amar Mistry, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester

Are the geriatric population being denied lifesaving ICD therapy?

2nd Prize, £100.00

Dr Danish Ali, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, Coventry

Sacubitril/valsartan (SV) in chronic symptomatic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction; early clinical experience from a large UK tertiary centre.

3rd Prize (Joint), £50.00

Dr Catherine Mary McErlean, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow

Implantable loop recorders in syncope – are cardiologists and geriatricians beating as one on this?

3rd Prize (Joint), £50.00

Dr Vicky Gibson, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Diagnostic yield of ambulatory ECG monitoring in syncope: are we practicing efficiently?

17th Meeting, Sept 2016: Latest Evidence in Hypertension & Stroke

Latest Evidence in Hypertension & Stroke The 17th Annual BGS Cardiovascular Section Meeting Friday 2nd September 2016,  The RCOG, London The Pattern of Change in UK Stroke Management Professor Pippa Tyrrell, Professor of Stroke Medicine and an Honorary Consultant in Stroke Medicine at the Comprehensive Stroke Centre at Salford Royal Foundation Trust View Presentation Update … Read more

19th Meeting, Oct 2017: Managing Cardiovascular Disease in Frail Older Adults

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Managing Cardiovascular Disease in Frail Older Adults The 19th Annual BGS Cardiovascular Section Meeting Friday 6th October 2017, The RCOG, London Too old to stent? Coronary disease, risk and prognosis in the older ACS patient Dr Justin Zaman, Consultant Cardiologist/Honorary Senior Lecturer, James Paget University Hospital/Norwich Medical School View Presentation Evidence and practical tips for … Read more

18th Meeting, Jan 2017: Acute Cardiac Care

Acute Cardiac Care The 18th Annual BGS Cardiovascular Section Meeting Friday 27th January 2017, The RCOG, London Acute Chest Pain in the Older Patient Dr Iqbal Malik, Consultant Cardiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Hammersmith Hospital View Presentation Dr Adrian Brady  Consultant Cardiologist, Glasgow Royal infirmary View Presentation Acute / Emergency Arrhythmia Management Professor Richard Schilling, … Read more

The 23rd Annual Meeting

Autumn 2019 Date TBC – London

We will be inviting trainees/ SpR’s to submit poster abstracts on any cardiovascular topic – details to follow.