BJCA Newswire –  21st June 2024

Would you like to be one of our BCS sub-editors for a year?

Would you like to improve your writing skills, learn about different cardiology topics and have the opportunity to win a prize at the BCS annual conference?

Then the BCS sub-editor role could be for you!
You will commit to writing at least two editorials in your editorial year on topics that interest you, for publication on the BCS website. The top 3 editorials submitted will be presented as an oral presentation at BCS 2025, with the opportunity to win a prize.

The sub-editor roles are available to cardiology specialist trainees. To apply, please submit your UK cardiology NTN and BCS member numbers, with a brief abstract of 100 words on your chosen topic, to BCS Editorials Editor, Dr Akriti Naraen – by 11.59pm on Friday 26 July.

Further details are available here. The entries will be competitively assessed and a select number will be invited to become sub-editors. The role will begin in September 2024.

BCS National Training Day – 13th September 2024, The London Institute for Healthcare Engineering (LIHE), London

Covering topics from the current cardiology curriculum, the sessions in the National Training Day are carefully tailored to address potential gaps in the training programme, or provide additional detail on areas trainees have identified as being of concern. Specially designed for UK cardiology trainees, each course features a variety of prominent speakers from the field of cardiology. To register, book here.

The Hatter Cardiovascular Institute, UCL – SpR Case Study MDT Grand Rounds Meeting

Please mark Friday, 4th October in your diary to attend this interactive and engaging cross-speciality meeting at The Hatter Cardiovascular Institute, University College London.
Submissions of clinical cases relating Cardiology, Nephrology, and Diabetes are welcome. The format for this meeting will see Registrar’s presenting cases and discussing with their peers in the other related specialties their opinion on next steps and treatment direction.  The aim is to create an interactive and engaging session while disseminating the important MDT aspects.

Registration is free and further details can be seen on the attached flyer including specific times, how to register and how to submit a case study.

Trainees are encouraged to attend in-person however online attendance is also possible for those unable to travel to London.  A networking lunch will be provided and all attendees will receive a certificate of attendance for this meeting.

To register:

To submit a case report for presentation:

Download flyer for further information.

Barts Hybrid Training Day: 3rd July 2024

Barts delighted to invite you to its first Hybrid Training Day for Atrial Fibrillation on the 3rd of July 2024 at St Paul’s Cathedral.  This is going to be an exciting symposium with interactive debates.

Lunch will be served on the day and please let us know if you have any dietary requirements. Attendance is free of charge. Spaces are limited, so please register your interest today!

If you have any questions in the meantime please feel free to contact Dr Hussain ( or Dr Ahsan (

Cardiac Devices Technology & Trobleshooting: 26th June

Whether you are sitting an upcoming exam or want to learn more, this two-part virtual course will cover topics to consolidate your knowledge for management of Pacemaker, ICD and CRT Devices. This interactive course will include case studies, question and answers to help prepare you for device accreditation.

For further details and how to register, please download flyer.

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.

For more information on how to register, please click here /download programme.
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Medicamentum Hands on Transthoracic Echo Course – 17th & 18th August 2024 LIMITED PLACES

A two-day echo course on the weekend of the 17th and 18th August at UCL in London. Limited places available. A 10% discount will be applied for BJCA members. Email with code Medicamentum_BJCA2024 for discount.

Full details of the course can be found at

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