The BHRS Council

The society was formed in 2005 by the amalgamation of the British Pacing and Electrophysiology Group (BPEG), the British Association of Arrhythmia Nurses (BANA) and the UK Interventional Electrophysiology Society (UKICES).

Elected Council Officers

PROF RICHARD SCHILLING
PROF RICHARD SCHILLINGPresident
Professor Richard Schilling qualified from St Thomas’ Hospital in 1989 and was appointed as a consultant cardiologist at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London NHS trust in January 2001.
DR ALISTAIR SLADE
DR ALISTAIR SLADEBHRS President Elect
Dr Slade is a Consultant Cardiologist at Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro with a specialised interest in general Cardiology, arrhythmia and device implantation including all aspects of pacemaker and ICD and CRT.
DR STUART HARRIS
DR STUART HARRISHonorary Treasurer
Dr Harris is Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist at Basildon University Hospital. Research interests are the treatment of atrial fibrillation and pacing.
MS ELERI ROBERTS
MS ELERI ROBERTSBHRS Honorary Secretary
Consultant Cardiac Physiologist, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

Elected Council Members

MR JASON COLLINSON
MR JASON COLLINSONBHRS Physiologist Representative
Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist at Basildon Hospital, Essex.
MS HOLLY DAW
MS HOLLY DAWBHRS Physiologist Representative
Chief Cardiac Physiologist at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London
MR IAN WRIGHT
MR IAN WRIGHTBHRS Physiologist Representative
Principal Cardiac Physiologist at Imperial Collage, London.
MS ANGELA HALL
MS ANGELA HALLBHRS Nurse Specialist Representative
Arrhythmia Specialist Nurse at Jersey General Hospital, Jersey.
MS SARAH CLARKEBHRS Nurse Specialist Representative
Arrhythmia Nurse Specialist, Essex CTC, Basildon Hospital
MS CLAIRE O'NEILLBHRS Physiologist Representative
Chief Cardiac Physiologist at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London
DR ASHLEY NISBETBHRS Doctor Representative
Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at The Bristol Heart Institute
DR MARK SOPHER
DR MARK SOPHERBHRS Doctor Representative
Clinical Director and Consultant Cardiologist at Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Bournemouth
Dr Joseph de Bono
Dr Joseph de BonoBHRS Doctor Representative
Consultant Electrophysiologist at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
DR JOHN PAISEY
DR JOHN PAISEYBHRS Doctor Representative
Consultant Electrophysiologist at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
DR PAUL FOLEY
DR PAUL FOLEYBHRS Doctor Representative
Consultant Cardiologist at The Great Western Hospital

Non-Voting, Observer Council Members

MR ANDREW SHUTE
MR ANDREW SHUTEAssociation of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) Representative
Chair (Cardiac Arrhythmia & Heart Failure SIS), ABHI, Vice President (Europe & Australia), EBR Systems.
MRS TRUDIE LOBAN MBE
MRS TRUDIE LOBAN MBEA-A Representative & Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC) Organising Committee Chair
Founder & Trustee at Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A).
MR SIMON HOLMESMHRA Representative
Senior Medical Device Specialist, Biosciences and Implants at Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
Dr Heather EdwardsBJCA Trainee Representative
Dr Nikhil AhuluwaliaBJCA Trainee Representative

Co-Opted Council Members

DR KIM RAJAPPAN
DR KIM RAJAPPANHeart Rhythm Congress (HRC) Programme Director
Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.
PROFESSOR PIER LAMBIASE
PROFESSOR PIER LAMBIASEBHRS Research Committee Chair
Professor of Cardiology at UCL & Barts Heart Centre.
DR FRANCIS MURGATROYD
DR FRANCIS MURGATROYDBHRS Registry & Audit Committee Chair
Consultant Cardiologist at King’s College Hospital, London.
Dr David Farwell
Dr David FarwellBHRS Certification Medical Chair
Consultant Electrophysiologist at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital NHS FT
Stuart Allen
Stuart AllenBHRS Certification Allied Health Professional Chair
Principle Cardiac Physiologist at Manchester Heart Centre
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