News and Events from Arrhythmia Alliance
Our Events
Heart Rhythm Congress 2019
6 - 9 October at The ICC, Birmingham.
Start planning which sessions you will attend
Travel & Accommodation Grants

Arrhythmia Alliance  is pleased to announce the availability of a number of travel and/or accommodation grants exclusively available to  Arrhythmia Alliance Medical Members   only  to attend  Heart Rhythm Congress 2019 (HRC).

Do you have an interesting case or trace that you would like to present to an international audience at the UK's largest heart rhythm event?
Submission Deadline - Friday 30 August
Arrhythmia Alliance HRC 2019 EP Traces Course - Sunday 6 October 2019
Chairs - Dr Fakhar Khan, Dr Gwilym Morris, Dr Simon Modi

£20 refundable deposit to attend 6 CPD points available  

Thank you to everyone who helped to raise awareness of arrhythmias and showed support. Once again, World Heart Rhythm Week was a resounding success, with events taking place globally, including our All-Party Parliamentary Group - Arrhythmias event at Westminster on Wednesday 5th June 2019.

Watch the video (left) for highlights of the event
In the News
AF Association
welcomes new Trustee
Professor Martin R Cowie, MD, MSc, FRCP, FRCP (Ed), FESC, FACC

Martin Cowie is Professor of Cardiology and Chair of Cardiology (Health Services Research) at the National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College London. He is an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK, and a Non-Executive Director for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Read more here
Arrhythmia Alliance
welcomes new Trustee
Professor Nicholas Linker, BSc MD FRCP ECDS FESC FACC FHRS

Nicholas Linker is a Consultant Cardiologist at the James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough. He trained in Manchester and St George’s Hospital, London and was appointed Consultant Cardiologist with an interest in cardiac electrophysiology in 1998. His practice is currently focused on arrhythmia and syncope management plus cardiac implantable electronic devices. Read more here
 Arrhythmia Alliance and touchCARDIO have joined forces to improve the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life for all those affected by arrhythmias.

Watch Trudie Lobban MBE FRCP (Edin), Founder and Trustee and Professor A. John Camm, President and Trustee of Arrhythmia Alliance discussing the partnership (left).

Now in its eighth year, the Issues & Answers conference continues to provide the latest guidance and knowledge required to make best practice everyday practice and improve patient outcomes.
We are delighted to announce the 2019 programme topics and speakers. Now expanded to include many of the long term conditions such as CVD, diabetes, respiratory and more.

What’s more, it is absolutely free for the first
200 delegates who register. Register here
NICE publishes new impact report on stroke
Regional differences in patient characteristics and outcomes during uninterrupted anticoagulation with dabigatran versus warfarin in catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: the RE-CIRCUIT study.

 New 2019 Study
Impact reports look at how the health and care system uses our recommendations to improve outcomes in priority areas.
Smart devices can detect cardiac arrest by monitoring breathing: study

Read more here
Meetings and Events
Arrhythmia Alliance Cardiac Update Meeting – Southampton

St Mary's Stadium, Britannia Rd, Southampton SO14 5FP
£30 to attend 4 CPD point available

Session highlight:
Update on latest guidelines for AF – who or what to follow – Dr Richard Bala
The many faces of an arrhythmia nurse - Joanne Acres
Inherited Cardiac Arrhythmias and Genetic Testing (Long QT, Brugada, CPVT etc.) – Dr Catherine Mercer

11th Annual Conference Nurse Clinics
15 November 2019

Chaired by Dr Richard Hatchett, Author Nurse Led Clinic: Practice Issues Nurse Clinics 2019 will provide specialist nurses with a valuable opportunity to hear national updates and best practice for working at advanced practice, and setting up and running nurse led clinics and services in primary, secondary and community care across a number of specialties.

Dates For Your Diary

House of Commons – 12:45 – 14:30
Email here to register your interest
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: .