BJCA Newswire –  15th March 2024

Oxford Live: 8 – 9 April 2024, St Anne’s College, Oxford

Oxford Live, now in its 20th year, offers a challenging mix of live cases, lectures and case reviews. The course aims to provide cutting-edge education for cardiologists, senior interventional fellows and cardiac surgeons.

Sessions will focus on topics including the practical aspects of managing aortic stenosis, which TAVI valve to choose and the new area of managing tricuspid regurgitation with percutaneous therapies.

We have an outstanding faculty and we look forward to you joining us for an interactive and stimulating experience.

A complimentary dinner and accommodation for a £1 booking fee is available to delegates.

Register now:

Stress Echocardiography:  Monday 22nd April 2024, CCT Venue Smithfield, London

The course covers a wide range of topics including ischaemic, structural/valve (HCM, AS, MR, MS) & diastolic stress echo and includes both interactive lectures and read with the experts.

For futher information and how to register, click here.

An Introduction to Cardiac CT with 50 cases: Monday 22nd April 2024, Luton & Dunstable University Hospital, Luton

Join us for this 1 day Cardiac CT course, which will provide you with an introduction to Cardiac CT with interpretation of 50 cases. Topics covered including technical principles of cardiac CT and its application to imaging the heart, patient preparation and the basics of Cardiac CT interpretation. This course provides 6 CPD credits in accordance with the CPD scheme of the Royal College of Radiologists. For further information and to book a place, please visit our website at

UK Maternal Cardiology Society (UKMCS) Trainee Conference – 22nd April 2024

The UKMCS is proud to present a not-for profit, trainee focused educational day on presentations of cardiac emergencies in maternal/obstetric care. The day is centred around a combination of multi-speciality case based discussions and lectures by an expect faculty. The programme has been aimed at and mapped to Cardiology, O+G, Anaesthetic and Intensive Care curricula and aimed at the ST3+ level but all who are interested are welcome. A full programme will be published shortly on the UKMCS website. The event, which is to be hosted at Engineers House in Bristol benefits from on-site parking, a later start time to reduce rush hour stress and is fully catered.

UKMCS members with receive a discount and can be applied for by any new members also. Membership for trainees can be obtained for only £30 via the UKMCS website and selecting the associate tier; this also comes with a variety of discounts to our other educational events.

To register, please click here.
Click here to download programme.

North East Coronary Angiography & Vascular Access Course: 22nd April 2024, Tyne & Wear

This is a one day course on North East Coronary Angiography & Vascular Access taking place at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead.

To view the course agenda and register your place, visit the NECEP website.  Course cost is £100.

For enquiries, please email

South Coast Electrophysiology Conference: 25th April 2024, University Hospital Southampton

This is a one-day conference, where experts from across the country will discuss the latest technological advancements in electrophysiology and devices. They will also be addressing current controversies in the field and discussing their approaches to challenging presentations.

The conference will be held at University Hospital Southampton and will be targeted to Consultant Cardiac Electrophysiologists as well EP Fellows and Registrars, GPs with a special interest in cardiac rhythm management, cardiac physiologists and specialist arrhythmia nurses.

The conference is free to attend,  due to limitations in places, only those with a confirmed place will be able to attend.

To register, please email –
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BHRS Accreditation for Physicians: Registration for inaugural Physician Exam Now Open

2024 marks the introduction of BHRS Accreditation for Physicians. Aimed at trainees at ST6 grade and beyond, this exam focuses on the advanced theme of “Leading an arrhythmia service.”
Achieving physician accreditation in this specialised field will not only demonstrate your expertise but also serve as compelling evidence of completing the advanced training theme.

The inaugural Physician exam is set for May 15, 2024, with registration NOW OPEN here

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:

Cardiology Fellowships

The BJCA are often provided details of fellowships (both clinical and research) to advertise. We have developed a system for uploading and displaying fellowships (and consultant posts) on the BJCA website:

Current fellowships/jobs the BJCA is aware of can be found here:
To post details of a fellowship/job for the website, go here:

Please circulate to any members of your departments who have fellowship opportunities to advertise.

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