BJCA Newswire – 13th  November 2019

Preparing to Be a Consultant: The Final Straight
Thursday 9th January 2020
09:00 – 17:00
Crowne Plaza London Kings Cross, 1 Kings Cross Road, London WC1X 9HX

There are a few places left on this fast paced programme providing powerful development sessions to enable participants to develop and plan for success in future leadership roles. This is a popular and well received day of personal development. Register if you can!

Places are available to trainees within 18 months of CCT, who are BJCA members and who have not already attended this course. We expect the remaining places for this event to fill up very quickly.


Nuclear imaging in Cardiology Course
30 November 2019
Field House, Bradford Royal Infirmary

The aim of this course is to address the core curriculum requirements for Nuclear Medicine in Cardiology, as well as gaining practical experience in myocardial perfusion study interpretation (aimed at ST3+ Cardiology, Radiology, Nuclear Medicine). The course is limited to 20 delegates on a first-come, first-served basis. The fee is £175, with a deposit of £50 on registration. For more details or to register your interest, please email

AICC Annual Meeting, 6 December 2019, Park Inn by Radisson York City Centre

Registration is now open.


A Year in Cardiology
13 December 2019
Royal College of Physicians, London

This annual symposium provides a succinct review of all the years’ hot topics, with particular emphasis on those relevant to clinical practice. Leading UK experts will also round up key developments in all the sub-specialties. A must for consultants and cardiology trainees wishing to keep abreast of all the major advances in Cardiology. In addition to individual talks, attendees can participate in ‘ask the experts’ sessions, where the floor is opened to questions to the previous session’s entire faculty. For further information and registration, click here.


Lessons Learned
29 January 2020
Royal College of Physicians, London

Lessons Learned  focuses on challenging cases where diagnostic and therapeutic mistakes were encountered. In 2020, the 7th annual conference will be run in partnership by the Royal College of Physicians and Medical Education UK. The day will consist of a selection of short presentations by doctors of all grades, describing their personal experiences of encountering clinical error. Sessions are chaired by an invited consultant expert with a focus on facilitating non-judgmental cross-floor discussion and maximising learning. Prize certificates for the best oral and poster presentation will be awarded by Prof Andrew Goddard, RCP President. Non-presenting delegates are most welcome to attend this highly regarded and unique educational conference. Course fee: £170. Medicine Trainees can claim for attendance via the optional code MED0004 from HEE course lists.


Practical Stress Echocardiography
31 January 2020
Education and Research Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital

A full day event for all those with an interest in stress echocardiography. The course is designed as a lecture format in the morning covering all aspects of stress echocardiography (Ischaemia testing and structural stress echocardiography) followed by a more practical interactive session in the afternoon with a bike stress echo demonstration and case presentations. 3 BSE and 6 RCP points have been awarded. Course fee: £95 per delegate.

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