Webinar: CRT & Heart Failure Management in the COVID-19 Era

Wednesday 13th October 2021: 10:00 to 11:40

The COVID pandemic has had a major effect on the way we deliver services in the UK. This webinar will look at some of the issues faced by us all and highlight some of the positive changes around the UK in response to changes in daily practices.  The webinar will showcase different ways of working – particularly around CRT devices.  This is a joint Manchester University NHSFT, Oxford University Hospitals NHST and University of Oxford event.  Note: This is a free event.

Agenda

10:00 Welcome & Introduction
Alistair Slade, BHRS President

10:05 Heart Failure management post COVID, a physician’s perspective
Fozia Ahmed, HF consultant, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

10:20 The evidence behind CRT optimisation
Cristiana Monteiro, Lead Cardiac Physiologist, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford

10:35 CRT and Heart Failure diagnostics via remote monitoring
Ana Domingos, Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Becky Imms, Specialist Device Nurse, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

5 min coffee break

11:00 Comprehensive CRT clinic, pre and post COVID
Amy Brett, Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Laura Wickwar, Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist, Manchester Uni NHS Foundation Trust

11:15 What has changed in our daily practice? What is the way forward?
Chair: James Gamble, HF Consultant, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Discussion Panel: Colin Cunnington, HF Consultant, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Becky Sumner, Lead Devices Physiologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Neil Herbert, Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Eleri Roberts Consultant Cardiac Physiologist Manchester University NHS foundation Trust

11:35 Closing remarks
Stuart Allen, Principal Cardiac Physiologist, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

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