International Publication Recommends Screening for AF in People Aged 65 Years and Over.
The current issue of Circulation carries a White Paper written by AF-Screen International that recommends that National Governments worldwide set up screening for AF in people 65 years and over. Trudie Lobban MBE, Professor John Camm and Professor Richard Schilling are members of the Steering Group that co-authored the Paper. Arrhythmia Alliance and AF Association are partners to AF-Screen International.
We welcome this important publication as it reinforces the position of Arrhythmia Alliance and AF Association of the importance of identifying the undiagnosed person to help reduce the number unnecessary AF-related strokes and related deaths.
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If you have not done so already please sign our AF Screening pledge here.
Results from our INR Self-Monitoring Versus Clinic Visits Patient Survey
We have published the results from a patient survey that we sent out at the start of April. The purpose of this survey was to help discover patient thoughts and opinions about INR self-monitoring versus clinic visits.
Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC) provides unrivalled opportunity for health care professionals interested in the management of arrhythmias to share effective practice, showcase innovation, learn about latest developments and network with UK & international delegates.
The exhibition floor plan and packages for Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC) 2017 have been released- book a stand and come and join in with the 12th HRC.
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy With Wireless Left Ventricular Endocardial Pacing Study Results
The SELECT-LV (Safety and Performance of Electrodes implanted in the Left Ventricle) study is a prospective multicenter non-randomized trial assessing the safety and performance of the WiSE-CRT system.
Professor Sir Bruce Keogh has Announced he will be Stepping Down
Professor Sir Bruce Keogh has announced he will be stepping down as NHS England’s National Medical Director at the end of 2017. He will take up his new role of Chair of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Foundation Trust once his term at NHS England ends. Sir Bruce Keogh has been NHS England’s National Medical Director since the body was formed in 2013. For five years prior to 2013, he was Medical Director of the NHS in England.
Manchester- Monday 15th May 2017 Postgraduate Building, Manchester Royal Infirmary View here * London- Tuesday 23rd May 2017 Novotel London Greenwich View Here * Oxford- Thursday 25th May 2017 The Manor Hospital, Oxford View here * Portsmouth- Wednesday 7th June 2017 Portsmouth Marriott Hotel View here * Cardiff-Tuesday 27th June 2017 Holiday Inn Cardiff City Centre View here
Leeds- Thursday 7th September 2017 Weetwood Hall Hotel TBC * Middlesbrough- Wednesday 20th September 2017 Hardwick Hall Hotel TBC * Peterborough-Thursday 21st September 2017 Peterborough City Hospital View here * Edinburgh-Tuesday 24th October 2017 Venue TBC View here
ECHSA Annual Meeting 19-20 May 2017- Leicester View here *
Northern Ireland Stroke Conference 13th June 2017-Ireland View here * ESC Congress 2017 26-30 August 2017- Spain View here * Non Medical Prescribing in Cardiology Monday 18th September 2017- London View here A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20afa when booking *
Europe AF 6-7 November 2017- London View here * 4th European Congress on eCardiology and eHealth 8-10 November 2017- Germany View here *
Nurse Clinics 2017 Monday 20th November 2017- London View here *
Platform of Laboratories for Advances in Cardiac Experience 22nd November 2017 View here * 12th UK Stroke Forum 28th November 2017- Liverpool View here