About this event

  • Date and time Tue 29 Oct 2019 from 9:00am to 4:30pm
  • Location Chandos House
  • Organised by Geriatrics and Gerontology, Cardiology

This multidisciplinary meeting will bring together geriatricians, cardiologists, nurses and allied health professionals for an overview of heart failure, specifically from a geriatric perspective.

This meeting is association with the RSM Cardiology Section.

Meeting topics:

  • The differences in the management and approach of heart failure in older patients, as well as their comorbidities such as frailty
  • The relative risks and benefits of intensive cardiac medical management, devices and surgery in older patients
  • The importance of a multidisciplinary and integrated approach in management of the older person with heart failure both in and outside the hospital

Aimed at geriatricians and cardiologists, trainees, general practitioners, nurses and allied health professionals who are involved in the multidisciplinary management of older people, especially in those with cardiac disease.

Tickets

Early bird pricing available until 28 October 2019.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£85.00 £60.00 £60.00 £60.00 £30.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£142.00 £100.00 £100.00 £50.00

Key speakers

Dr Ali Vazir

Consultant in Cardiology and Critical care, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary clinical senior lecturer, Imperial College London

Professor Martin Cowie

Professor of Cardiology (Health Services Research), Imperial College London, Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust and non-executive director of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Dr Carol Whelan

Consultant Cardiologist,  Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Carla Plyman

Consultant cardiologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Agenda

View the programme

Morning session

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Pandora Wright, Consultant Geriatrician, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

The ageing heart - Incidence and prevalence of cardiac failure in older people

Dr Ali Vazir, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Heart failure in older people assessments and diagnostics

Dr Carla Plymen, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

HFPEF and HFREF management: the evidence and new horizons

Dr Carol Whelan, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break
Pacemakers, devices and surgery in older people: If, who and when to refer?

Dr Lindsay Tilling, Royal Berkshire Hospital

Heart failure and telemedicine - The evidence

Professor Martin Cowie, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Prescribing for older people with heart failure

Dr Shuli Levy, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Lunch

Afternoon session

Introduction to afternoon session

Dr Owais Dar, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust and Dr Melanie Dani, North West Thames Deanery

Patient and carer perspectives

Ms Lynne Ruddick, British Heart Foundation

Heart failure in the community: Integrated models of care

Ms Lynne Ruddick

Frailty, co-morbidities and heart failure - The role of the geriatrician

Dr Callum Chapman, Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break
The heart failure specialist nurse: Referrals - How and when and why?

Ms Laura Fallon, Heart Failure Clinical Nurse Specialist, Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Managing the geriatric and Palliative care interface in advanced cardiac disease

Dr Rosemarie Antony-Pillai, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Close of meeting

Location

Chandos House, 2 Queen Anne Street, London, W1G 9LQ, United Kingdom

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