BHRS STATEMENT ON COVID-19

BHRS Covid-19 Statement

Statement from Prof. Richard Schilling, BHRS President
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BHRS: Living with COVID – challenges and benefits of changes

Thank you to everyone involved for their time over the last 2 weeks to record the COVID webinar series. We’re pleased to announce the videos have been published and are now live on the Radcliffe website. Videos in the programme can be accessed by scrolling down the right-hand menu.

The programme outline is as follows:

  • Continuing Cardiology: during & after COVID, H Marshall
  • Remote clinics & investigations: what have we learnt during COVID? R Hunter
  • BNP and ECG as a guide to picking up sig. VHD, B Prendergast
  • Imaging in the era of COVID, N Sabharwal
  • Running a remote device clinic with cases during & after COVID, M Swift
  • Opportunities & challenges with remote services during & after COVID, I Wright
  • Running a remote device clinic, T Lobban
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Webinar: Covid-19 Cardiovascular Conference

The Imperial College Network of Excellence in Vascular Science at Imperial College London (UK) ran a live COVID-19 Cardiovascular Conference Webinar on Thursday 2nd April for all healthcare professionals battling COVID-19.

The webinar aims to share current knowledge and key experiences of managing COVID-19 related cardiovascular manifestations, as well as critical issues in team preparedness, prevention, and command and control.  For those of you that missed it you can view it here.

Additional Documentation

AICC advice for the management of ICC patients
Here is the latest advice from the Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions for the management of ICC patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Deactivation & removal of ICDs during COVID pandemic
BHRS statement on deactivation and removal of ICDs and pacemakers post mortem during COVID pandemic.
PPE STATEMENT
Statement on PPE for cardiology-specific scenarios drawn up initially by Simon Ray supported by BCIS and BHRS.
“Flying Squad” pacing cover (London)
SOP to identify the roles and responsibilities for all physiology staff undertaking COVID-19 cross site pacing cover for London.

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Visual Guide to the Outbreak
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