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HRC SAVE THE DATE: 27-30 September 2020
HRC2019 was a huge success thanks to you! We hope our educational sessions will help in improving arrhythmia services in your hospital and clinics.

All short-listed abstracts (oral communications and posters) will be published on the touchCARDIO website   here  and as an e-journal   here .
Lifetime Achievement Award
Team of the Year
Award
Outstanding Individual Who Has Contributed to Arrhythmia Services
Professor A. John Camm,
President and Trustee of Arrhythmia Alliance and AF Association, received the Lifetime Achievement Award for decades of global service and education. He has saved countless lives through his pioneering research and dedication to improving patient outcomes regarding arrhythmias. Excellent work, Professor Camm!
South West London & St Georges Mental Health Trust
Quality Improvement and Innovation team was honoured for creating the Steering Group, which enhances patient care, ensures governance safety and utilises various skills across the entire organisation. Congratulations to this amazing team!
Professor Gregory Lip had an overwhelming number of nominations this year . He is very well-known in regards to cardiology due to his impressive rhythmology curriculum. Professor Lip is also directly linked to some of the most important and innovative atrial fibrillation treatment options for patients. Wonderful job, Professor Lip!
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Highlights from touchCARDIO
We are in the height of conference season at touchCARDIO and we are seeing a host of exciting new guidelines, updates and trial results being released across the field of cardiology.

To complement all the news and updates, we are excited to share with you a range of our latest articles and video content , including an overview of the debate around CABANA from Ozeke et al . and exciting trial insights from Daniel Thuijs , Gilles Montalescot and Federico Asch , among others.
See the full range of videos here and all of our article content here at touchCARDIO.com .
In the News
New Atrial Fibrillation High Impact Intervention Tool
Too many people are still living with undetected, high-risk conditions such as high blood pressure, raised cholesterol, and atrial fibrillation (AF). RightCare and Imperial Health College Partners have collaborated to develop an Atrial Fibrillation High Impact Intervention Too l . The tool supports commissioners to measure the value of identifying and treating patients with AF, including the impact of screening and treatment-based interventions.

Health systems, supported by their Delivery Partner , can use this tool as a framework to detect and optimally manage AF in their population, to reduce the risk of AF-related strokes.
2019 NCAP Annual Report is now Available for Download

The National Cardiac Audit Programme 2019 Annual Report covers over 300,000 records across five clinical areas: Congenital Heart Disease, Heart Attack, Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI), Adult Surgery and Heart Failure. 

European Results From Global ETNA-AF Registry

This article includes one-year outcomes of real-world edoxaban-treated European patients from the Global ETNA-AF registry showed low rates of potentially life-threatening bleeding and low CV events in elderly NVAF patients. Read the full article here
Survey on OSA Management in
AF Care

As there is no standard approach yet to detect and manage obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in the atrial fibrillation (AF) population, you are invited to participate in a survey to investigate current practice in the management of OSA in patients with AF across the world. 
This survey is in collaboration with the European Heart Rhythm Association and the Association on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions. CLICK HERE TO TAKE PART
Meetings and Events
Issues and Answers - Primary Care Today

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. Patients will have the o pportunity to ask questions, discuss their concerns with doctors and meet other patients in a relaxed , comfortable environment. It is absolutely free for the first 200 delegates who register . Register here
11th Annual Conference Nurse Clinics
15 November 2019

Practice Issues Nurse Clinics 2019, chaired by Dr. Richard Hatchett, 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. Nurse Clinics 2019 is an essential conference for specialist nurses playing their part working at advanced practice and setting up and running nurse led clinics... Read more
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: louise.barry@medshr.net