BJCA Newswire –  10th May 2024

BCS 2024 : BCS Education Zone Booking Update!

Sessions in our popular Education Zone are filling up fast and some are already full, so we would advise booking at your earliest convenience! At the time of writing, slots are still available for:

  • TAVI
  • EP – Virtual Reality
  • EP
  • ASD/PFO closure
  • Practical CMR Scanning (Intermediate-Advanced)

To book, login to your existing conference booking and follow the links. If your favoured training is booked out, we do occasionally have cancellations so keep an eye on the Education Zone booking link in case a slot becomes available.

You can check out the full programme for the Imaging Village here and the Simulator Village here.

*BJCA drinks reception at BCS – Monday 3rd June*

We will again be hosting our annual drinks reception on the Monday of BCS, at the Oast House (M3 3AY) from 6.15pm onwards. All are welcome, we look forward to seeing you there!

GMC Paid Pilot Oppotunity

We’re recruiting cardiologists to assist with our GMC assessment pilots.
This is a great opportunity to get exam practice and gain extracurricular experience for applications and appraisals. You’ll receive a certificate for your portfolio, test scores and £175 for half-day written exam pilots. Travel is also refunded. Your feedback will help us ensure the tests are reliable, set at the right level, and fair to the doctor.

Further information:
How to book:

Free Virtual ACHD Sessions: Part 1. Simple Lesions – Tuesday 21st May 2024, 9am – 1pm

Are you struggling to access ACHD training opportunities to supplement your ACHD CIPs? Virtual ACHD Sessions are offering you the opportunity to spend a morning learning about simple lesions in ACHD to supplement your training. Through the form of online PBL, you will consolidate your knowledge and acquire new foundations to ensure you are confident in dealing with ACHD patients and prepared for the EECC exam.

If you would like to attend, please email:

This event is supported by the British Congenital Cardiac Association (BCCA).

BHRS EP Traces and Hands-on Simulation Days: 10-11 June 2024 at Delta Hotels by Marriott, Bristol City Centre

On the 10th June Dr Simon Modi’s ever popular EP traces.
Followed by 11th June a wealth of opportunity for all trainees wanting: pericardiocentesis simulation, hands on CIED programming, mentis device implant simulation (including CRT and CSP). For budding ablationists also transeptal puncture, hands on 3D mapping, Bard workstations and a range of other tech. DOPS available on request.

For more information and to register, please click here.

London Arrhythmia Summit: 14 June 2024, The King’s Fund, London

The London Arrhythmia Summit aims to provide high-quality arrhythmia and pacing education in a succinct one-day format in the UK. The talks are short and focussed with key take-home messages highlighted in a retainable manner. Some presentations will have provocative titles to enable drilling down to key clinical questions that we often ask in routine patient care. There will be no-holds-barred debates with heavyweights in the arrhythmia field tackling challenging clinical scenarios and questions. There is plenty of opportunity for audience interaction with our prestigious faculty through the multiple Ask the Expert sessions.  Just £49.00 for trainees.

Early bird registration open:

Liverpool Structural Cardiology Course: 12 July 2024, The Muncipal Hotel, Liverpool

The Liverpool Structural Cardiology Simulation Course is a full day, hands-on course designed to offer a comprehensive and in depth experience on all aspects of structural intervention. It will give delegates exposure to TAVI, TEER (Mitral Valve intervention), PFO/ASD closure, left atrial appendage occluders as well as core skills such as vascular closure and transeptal puncture. The course is heavily subsidised and has limited spaces. All Cardiology trainees are welcome and delegates will be grouped according to their experience level for an individualised experience.

For more information on how to register, please click here /download programme.

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