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).

BHRS COUNCIL ELECTIONS

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 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.
DR ALISTAIR SLADE
DR ALISTAIR SLADEHonorary Secretary
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.
MS ELERI ROBERTS
MS ELERI ROBERTSBHRS Honorary Secretary Elect
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 Representative
Arrhythmia Specialist Nurse at Jersey General Hospital, Jersey.
MS SHONA HOLDING
MS SHONA HOLDINGBHRS Nurse Representative
Cardiovascular Specialist Nurse Practitioner at Westcliffe Medical Group Practice / Community Cardiology Service, Shipley
PROFESSOR PIER LAMBIASE
PROFESSOR PIER LAMBIASEBHRS Research Committee Chair
Professor of Cardiology at UCL & Barts Heart Centre.
DR MARTIN LOWE
DR MARTIN LOWEBHRS Doctor Representative
Consultant Cardiologist at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London.
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

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

Non-Voting, Co-Opted Council Members

DR KIM RAJAPPAN
DR KIM RAJAPPANHeart Rhythm Congress (HRC) Programme Director
Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.
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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