BJCA Newswire – 24th February 2023

Registration for ‘Cardiology to the Core’ – Opening Wednesday 1st March, 11am

We are pleased to announce that the registration for our free annual EECC revision course will open on Wednesday, 1st March at 11:00. The course is being held at the BCEC in Birmingham on the 22nd and 23rd April. Places are limited so please ensure you register as soon as possible, we will also require proof of EECC registration before confirming your place.

When open, registration can be completed here.

BJCA Final Straight Course – 25th March 2023 – FULLY BOOKED*

This course is now fully booked. We are very lucky to have a superb faculty including Professor Cowie, Dr Alison Calver, Dr Will Orr and Dr Abhishek Joshi amongst others! If you can no longer attend, please let us know sothat we can offer your place to someone on the waiting list.

To see the full program and be added to the waiting click here.


The British Heart Rhythm Symposium – 28th March, The Royal College of Physicians, London


Simply visit, choose Level 2 membership and apply the promotional code.  You will then receive free membership for the year.  Anyone using this code will also receive their symposium ticket within 2 days via email.

More details on the symposium:

Registration is now open for BCS2023!

Book now for our annual conference BCS2023! Returning to Manchester Central on 5-7 June, the largest UK cardiology conference attracts high profile speakers from the UK and overseas, including the leadership of both the European Society of Cardiology and the American College of Cardiology. The wide-ranging programme provides high quality education for both trainees and consultants. Key elements of the conference include the BCS Education Zone, offering tailored, one-to-one, hands-on training for simulator and imaging, and the ever popular ‘Hot Topics’ zones. Registration for the Education Zone will open soon.Early bird registration before 3 May is free to BJCA Associate members.

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.

WIC Webinar

Join us for the next BCS Women in Cardiology webinar: Managing Conflict in the Workplace.

Led by Quentin Smith, former lawyer, now an independent mediator.

Monday 6th March 2023, 8pm – 9pm

Email for Teams link. All welcome!

East Midland’s Cardiomyopathy & Advanced HF Cardiology Training Day – 30th March 2023.

Talks will cover the diagnosis, classification and treatments for the different cardiomyopathies. In addition the role of advanced therapies including transplantation.  This event is aimed at trainees in higher speciality training in cardiology, trainees in internal medicine, consultant physicians and other members of the multi-professional team.

Register for free here.

Medtronic CRM Programme

This is a programme that includes opportunity to review latest evidence based programming and patient management strategies with Consultants sharing their practical advice during module 1. Module 2 includes managing device based scenarios in the simulated cath lab environment managing that virtual patient again facilitated by Consultants. See attached links for further information.

Download flyer
To register, visit or click to complete registration form

Registration closes on the 3rd March 2023

BSCMR Webinar

Please see the link below for next BSCMR webinar on Monday 27th February 2023 at 6pm. 
We are delighted to have Dr Jamal Khan from University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire delivering a session entitled: ‘CMR Scanning Masterclass – tips and tricks to optimise your scan’. 
Please pre-register for this event on MS Teams by following the link:

Children’s Heart Federation (CHF) steering group recruitment

Children’s Heart Federation (CHF) are recruiting for 3 new steering groups that will advise on issues relating to children with heart conditions through lived and professional experience. This is a volunteer position that is open to all.  You will need to be able to commit to 4 meetings per year- at least 1 of which will be in person and CHF will cover travel expenses

Complete the questionnaire by 28 February to apply.

Chronic Total Occlusion: An Introduction to CTO PCI

You’re invited to the nineteenth ‘Chronic Total Occlusion: An Introduction to CTO PCI’ meeting at Leicester Marriott Hotel on 25 May, 2023.

Aimed at cath lab staff, trainees and more senior CTO PCI operators who are still on the learning curve, the day-long meeting aims to demystify CTO PCI techniques and practice, whilst providing helpful tips. Featuring an esteemed faculty, expect discussions on how to set-up, grow and improve CTO PCI service, hands-on demonstration sessions, lectures and live cases!

Register for free:

Basic Cardiac Electrophysiology course invite – 9th and 10th March

Suitable for St3-5 looking to find out more about cardiac electrophysiology as a subspeciality but also heart failure / device trainees who are about to sit their BHRS devices exam and would like to prepare for the basic EP section.

Any further questions please contact

For further information on the programme and how to register, please click here.

Coronary Angiography and Vascular Access Course – 22nd March 2023

North East Cardiology Education Program offers our “4th NE Coronary angiography & Vascular Access Course” to be held in Newcastle Upon Tyne on 22nd March 2023. Visit our website for information and registration.

Download flyer/course agenda

Transcatheter Mitral UK & Ireland

Friday, 17 March 2023, at The Principal Hotel in York.

The one-day conference will consider all aspects of transcatheter mitral intervention, including a transcatheter mitral valve edge-to-edge repair live case, TEER step by step, case reviews, Live in a Box Tricuspid TEER, transcatheter mitral valve replacement recorded cases and a look at the importance of imaging.

More information can be viewed here:

Coronary Complications During PCI: A case-based learning opportunity

Monday, 17 April 2023, at Radisson Blu East Midlands Airport in Derby.

With course director Dr Kamal Chitkara at the helm, the day-long conference aims to showcase coronary complication cases that will be discussed with a panel of experts and the audience; this is a best way to learn from each other’s experiences!

More information can be viewed here:—A-Case-Based-Learning-Opportunity.aspx

Oxford Live 2023

You’re invited to the thirteenth Oxford Live, a one-day live course taking place on Wednesday, 19 April at Saïd Business School, Oxford.

You can expect live cases from Karolinska Hospital, Sweden, and John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, lectures and case reviews from an outstanding national and international faculty with worldwide reputations.

Whether you’re a cardiologist, cardiac surgeon, specialist registrar or allied health professional involved in caring for cardiac patients, you won’t want to miss Oxford Live!

Register for free:

Practical IVUS & OCT 2023

Join us at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, on Tuesday, 9 May, for Practical IVUS & OCT! Now in its fourteenth year, the meeting aims to provide the essential knowledge base and interpretation skills needed to adopt IVUS and OCT into your cath lab successfully.

The one-day meeting is ideal for interventional consultants, registrars and allied cath lab professionals. So, what are you waiting for?

Register for free here:

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