Appropriate Prioritisation of EP and Device Procedures BHRS guidance In their October 2020 communication (https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/wp-content/uploads/sites/52/2020/10/C0760-Clinical-validation-of-surgical-waiting-lists-1-2.pdf) NHSE make it clear the allocation of priorities to people on waiting lists should involve three steps: 1. A technical validation of the pre-existing waiting list. 2. A discussion with the patient (or their advocate). 3. A clinical validation [...]
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Survey: Blanking Period following AF Ablation Scientific Initiatives committee of the European Heart Rhythm Association are performing a survey on EP Physicians’ perspectives about the concept of “blanking period” following AF ablation. They would be grateful for any survey submissions by relevant BHRS members. ACCESS SURVEY
BHRS Council Elections 2021 British Heart Rhythm Society (BHRS) is looking to recruit new Physician and Physiologist representatives. The following positions on Council fall vacant: 1 x Physician representative 1 x Physiologist representative If you feel you would like to contribute to the running of your Society, please apply to become a member of [...]
World Heart Rhythm Week - 7th to 13th June 2021 Listen to you heart Today marks the start of World Heart Rhythm Week. Throughout the week BHRS will be supporting @AtrialFibrillation and @ArrhythmiaAlliance by raising awareness of arrhythmias and the importance of listening to your heart. Visit www.worldheartrhythmweek.org for more info. #WHRW2021 #ListenToYourHeart VISIT [...]
New & exclusive to #HRU2021 — What do the newly published NICE AF guidelines mean in practice? This session, chaired by @johncamm, features talks from Dr John Cannon, @DhirajGuptaBHRS, @ahmetfuat17, & @CardioPharmUK. Register here: REGISTER TODAY
CSO WEBINAR: Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity and the Healthcare Science workforce Tuesday 29th June 2021, 1pm to 2pm The NHS England Chief Scientific Officer Professor Dame Sue Hill DBE presents a webinar for healthcare science staff. The theme is ‘Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity and the Healthcare Science workforce’. This webinar will be hosted on [...]
October 2021 BHRS Examination REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Next Exam: Wednesday 20th October 2021 We will hold the next BHRS examination on Wednesday 20th October 2021 (time slots between 8am and midday will be available). The examination will be held via Pearson Vue centres. This means you can choose a Pearson Vue centre local to [...]
Changes to the way MHRA issues safety information The MHRA has changed the way it issues safety information to healthcare providers. It stopped issuing Medical Device Alerts (MDAs) in September 2020. This page describes the different communications that the MHRA now publishes. For the most serious issues that will impact on patient [...]
An Invitation for Cardiac, Respiratory & Sleep Physiologists/Scientists... To become involved in the Macmillan PRosPer Project Macmillan’s PRosPer project feel they would benefit from having input from cardiac, respiratory and sleep physiologists. Macmillan has a multi-professional development group but it does not have representation from these professional groups so they would like to extend [...]
Improving End of Life Care for People with Cardiovascular Disease & Heart Failure Wednesday 7th July (virtual conference) Through national updates and practical case studies this conference focuses on improving end of life care for people with Cardiovascular Disease and Heart Failure through a person centred approach. Patients with cardiovascular conditions, including Heart Failure [...]