News and Events from Arrhythmia Alliance
Thank You For Your Support
STARS , Arrhythmia Alliance and AF Association
would sincerely like to thank all our supporters for helping us
raise awareness through information and education to those who
need it most. We would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas
and a HeartSafe New Year.

In 2020, we will continue to work hard to ensure everyone who is diagnosed with
an irregular heart rhythm receives the support and care that they need.
Your assistance in this effort is greatly appreciated.
Are you an Electrophysiologist, pacing tech, specialist nurse or cardiology trainee?
This is the affordable all-encompassing arrhythmia and pacing course for you!

Up to 6 CPD points will be applied for from the Royal College of Physicians. Make sure you register before the 31st December for early bird rates.
Arrhythmia Alliance Cardiac Update meetings provide a platform for education as well as sharing information on topics such as atrial fibrillation, syncope, device and drug treatments.

In addition, these meetings will be an opportunity to network locally with healthcare professionals in all areas of cardiac service provision, academic institutions and professional bodies.
STARS London Syncope Meeting
Royal College of Physicians
Friday 5 June 2020
STARS North West Syncope Symposium

Date TBC
Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC) provides an 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.
To find out more about #HRC2020 visit,

Highlights from touchCARDIO
HRC 2019 - Artur Fedorowski, Sudden Cardiac Arrest

HRC 2019 - Arrhythmia Alliance Symposia: Catheter Ablation

My poster presentation at HRC 2019 - Hillary Bugden

HRC 2019 –The Importance of Knowing Your Pulse - Derek Todd

Healthcare Pioneers 2020
The AF Association Healthcare Pioneers Report is an international annual report that demonstrates best innovative practice in all aspects of the field of atrial fibrillation (AF).

The AF Association Healthcare Pioneers Report recognises best practice in the identification, diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and is used as a benchmark to improve services and care for the patients with AF.
News and Surveys
We are hoping that you can help us to identify arrhythmia services across the UK and the arrhythmia workforce. We have been asked by the NHS to assist to hopefully improve services and influence policy makers.

We have created the following survey which should not take more than 10 minutes to complete.
The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit Collaborate to Address Gaps in Atrial Fibrillation Detection with the Aim of Accelerating Diagnosis
Leaders in atrial fibrillation and wearable technology to develop educational content around atrial fibrillation to help identify and support those at increased risk of stroke.

Please post interesting arrhythmia cases, including ECGs, pacing, EP and complex devices in the Arrhythmia Alliance Case Discussion Group . MedShr is free to use and available from the App Store or Google Play. You can also register on the website . For help getting started, please contact Alice from the MedShr Team:
Dates For Your Diary
Arrhythmia Alliance Heart Rhythm Congress 2020
27 - 30 September

AF Association
Global AF Aware Week 2020
16 - 21 November