BJCA Newswire –  9th June 2023

Recruitment for Trainees Reps for the BCS Programme Committee

The BCS is seeking 2 trainee reps for its Programme Committee.

Details of the Committee can be seen in the accompanying role descriptor (link above).

Trainee representatives are normally appointed on to a BCS Committee for a period of 3 years with a lead in time to this 3-year period allowing for an overlap with the current trainee reps to support transition and continuity. The lead in period will start shortly after appointment (beginning of July) and the three year term will officially commence on Monday 27th November 2023 and will run until 26th November 2026. Minimum attendance requirements for members (including trainee reps) is 75%.

A bi-annual meeting is held with the BCS Leadership and all trainee reps to enable a joined up approach and discuss any matters arising.

This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved in the inner workings of the Society at an early stage and help influence and shape our activities in support of our broader strategic aims.

For futher information on how to apply, please click here.

Icentia UK Webinar – Tuesday 27th June 2023, 5pm

Icentia UK are pleased to share that they have secured a date for their next educational webinar with Dr Qureshi, planned for Tuesday 27th June 5pm BST.  Dr Qureshi has already has lots of examples to show our next audience, and we’d like to invite you to join us if you can.

Click here to register.

Once registered, you will receive a calendar invitation to the Teams call.  This will be recorded and may be shared amongst the wider Cardiology community. Please feel free to share with other healthcare professionals involved in prescribing, referring, or interpreting Ambulatory ECG monitors.

To view previous recorded webinar as a refresher on ambultory ECG interpretation, click here.

 Medicamentum Hands on Transthoracic Echo Course 

A two-day echo course on the weekend of the 5th and 6th August at UCL in London. Prior to this, delegates will have access to 8 hours of pre-recorded lectures delivered by award winning consultants/BSE faculty. There will be two full days of hands-on echo scanning with experienced physiologists, senior registrars and consultants who are BSE accredited. All food and refreshments will be provided. Limited places.

Further details can be found at 3 Free places will be allocated at random or full refunds if already signed up to ST4 BJCA members.

‘Cardiology at its Core’ reference text now published.

‘Cardiology at its Core’ takes a first principles approach in its exploration of areas pertinent to cardiovascular medicine. It is authored by Dr Peysh Patel (consultant cardiologist at QEH) and published by Wiley-Blackwell. It seeks to translate principles into practice by combining the best points of a handbook and textbook. It is an ideal learning resource for those keen to pursue specialty training or who have recently embarked. It is also broadly aligned with European guidelines, providing a contemporary revision aid for those undertaking core specialist exams.

Cardiology at its Core: Patel, Dr. Peysh: 9781119893141: Books

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.

UK ECPR summit – 19 June 2023

UK ECPR Summit 2023 “We welcome participation from across the United Kingdom to discuss the implementation of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation cardiopulmonary resuscitation. This conference will be organised in 4 key themes targeted across the wide MDT looking to develop E-CPR services. We aim to produce a consensus statement from these key themes to guide future strategy.” Book here: UK ECPR Summit Tickets, Mon 19 Jun 2023 at 08:00 | Eventbrite

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