: General News

We are working on developing and updating the BHRS website which will soon have a new ‘look and feel’ to the site.
In addition to this update we are in the process of modernising the methods used for membership subscriptions
Please look out for and reply to an email communication to be sent out soon which will have all the relevant details and will have instructions explaining what you will need to do.

The AER Spring issue is available to view

To access the this issue, click the link below

https://www.aerjournal.com/journals/editions/aer-volume-8-issue-1-spring-2019

To download the journal as a pdf or to access previous editions you will need to register and create an account with Radcliffe Cardiology

https://www.aerjournal.com/user/register?destination=node/107147

BHRS members are encouraged to submit articles to the journal.

For author guidelines visit: https://www.aerjournal.com/aer-information-authors

 

Registration is OPEN for the BHRS Examination Revision Course

Saturday 29 June 2019

Manchester Royal Infirmary Undergrad Centre - Lecture Theatre 1
Cost - £100
Book your place here
 

The Spring BHRS Multicentre Trials Group (MCTG) meeting will take place at Barts Heart Centre, London, on the 2nd April 2019, 9.30am - 4.00pm. The meeting will provide the opportunity for attendees to present updates on national research studies and will focus on discussing the challenges and barriers faced when running trials. The afternoon session will be in the form of a workshop to develop new ideas, protocols and research feasibility. The full agenda will follow shortly.
 
The meeting is open to all professions interested in and undergoing research in cardiac rhythm management and would welcome specialist device physicians, EPs not currently on the mailing list, cardiac physiologist and arrhythmia nurse specialists.  If you have studies you wish to discuss or update the group on, please email Pier Lambiase, pier.lambiase@bartshealth.nhs.uk
 
To reserve a place please email Carissa Walters, carissa.walters@bartshealth.nhs.uk
 
The AER Winter issue is now available to view and has a foreword written by BHRS president Richard Schilling which describes the journals aims, intentions, has suggested recommended reading to those new to the journal and provides details of the BHRS and AER collaboration.
 
To access the winter issue, click the link below
 
https://www.aerjournal.com/journals/editions/aer-volume-7-issue-4-winter-2018
 
To download the journal as a pdf or to access previous editions you will need to register and create an account with Radcliffe Cardiology
 
https://www.aerjournal.com/user/register?destination=node/107147
 
BHRS members are encourage to submit articles to the journal.
For author guidelines visit
 
https://www.aerjournal.com/aer-information-authors
 
Station Writers and Assessors Needed for the STP OSFAs
 
The National School of Healthcare Sciences are looking for CRM cardiac physiologists interested in the opprotunity to become OSFA station writers and assessors for the STP OSFAs. This is a great opportunity to help develop and support the cardiac physiologist workforce. 
 
Please email Jason Collinson, BHRS council member and lead station writer for the STP CRM OSFAs at jason.collinson@btuh.nhs.uk for more details. 
 
STP Cardiac Sciences Curriculum Review
 
The NSHCS are preparing to review the content of all Healthcare Science training programmes and are asking for expressions of interest to help contribute to this piece of work. If you would like to help do this and represent BHRS and CRM interests please email admin@bhrs.com with your details.  There is also a short expression of interest form to fill in which can be found here https://healtheducationyh.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/curriculum-review-eoi
 

NEW published BHRS standard document for lead extraction.

Can you work out the latest BHRS ECG/EGM Challenge?

As of next year, the BHRS certification examination will no longer take place in the Spring and will no longer be held in three locations across the UK.

NEW published BHRS standard document for ILR insertion and NEW proposed BHRS standards for lead extraction for consultation.

Help shape and develop the BHRS by standing for BHRS Council!

The BHRS did not create this petition but would like to support this cause.

Please read this important information about NICOR reporting of data about your/your centre’s CRM activity.

In order to continue to communicate with you as members, BHRS needs your active consent prior to 25th May 2018.

There are now sections of the website that BHRS members only will have access to, as indicated by padlocks. Check your email for login info!

Exams are currently being marked, candidates will be informed of results via email in early May.

With the imminent changes due the BHRS would like you to consider sharing any personal resources which could be included in the members access only pages.

The 11th annual report for the National Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Device Audit presents the official record of CRM device procedures and quality issues related to the provision of CRM devices between 1st April 2015 and 31st March 2016. Recommendations are made based on these findings. The report covers centres in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.