Medicine and me: Living with Heart Failure

Date

Monday 14 September 2015

Half Day

Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE
Organised by

Public Engagement Programme, British Heart Foundation , The British Society for Heart Failure

Accreditation

4 CPD points

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about this event

*** Online bookings have now closed, spaces are available on the day ***

The Medicine and Me series of meetings aim to update us all on important conditions and gives direct voice to patients and their carers to air their concerns on the impact of diagnosis, investigation and management.

Physicians and surgeons and indeed all healthcare professionals continue to learn from and be inspired to greater efforts by our patients to improve care.

The audience at this meeting will comprise of those with living with Heart Failure, their families, carers and advocates, representing about 70% of those present; and clinicians and researchers, representing not more than 30%. Clinicians will include doctors, specialist nurses and others involved in the treatment and care of those who have this condition.

N.B: Patients are entitled to claim their travel expenses from the British Heart Foundation, expense claim forms will be available on the day. Please keep hold of receipts (standard class travel only, and taxis only in special circumstances). Any questions please contact Katie Gleeson on gleesonk@bhf.org.uk

agenda

12.30 pm

Registration, tea and coffee

12.55 pm

Welcome address

Professor John Betteridge, Dean, Royal Society of Medicine

Session one: Principles of Heart Failure

Dr Mike Knapton, Associate Medical Director, British Heart Foundation

1.00 pm

What is Heart Failure?

Professor Jonathan Mant, Professor of Primary Care Research, University of Cambridge

1.15 pm

Best practice in Heart Failure – an integrated approach

Dr Suzanna Hardman, Consultant Cardiologist with an Interest in Community Cardiology and Heart Failure Lead, Whittington Health

1.30 pm

Personal Experience of Heart Failure

Mr Trevor Fernandes, Treasurer, Cardiovascular Care Partnership UK

1.40 pm

Questions and answers

Session two: Arrhythmias and prevention of stroke

Professor Andrew Clark, Cardiologist, Castle Hill Hospital, Hull York Medical School, Kinston Upon Hull

1.55 pm

Associated heart rhythm abnormalities and ICD deactivation

Dr James Beattie, Consultant Cardiologist and Heart Failure Lead, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham

2.10 pm

Preventing stroke in Heart Failure – a personalised approach including self-management

Professor David Patterson, Consultant Physician and Cardiologist, Whittington Health and Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, University College London

2.25 pm

Patient’s experience

Patient’s view

2.35 pm

Questions and answers

2.50 pm

Tea and coffee break

Session three: Emotional support and well being

Dr Suzanna Hardman, Consultant Cardiologist with an Interest in Community Cardiology and Heart Failure Lead, Whittington Health

3.10 pm

Psychological impact of Heart Failure

Richard Mindham, Patient's View

3.25 pm

Cardiovascular rehab

Professor Andrew Clark, Cardiologist, Castle Hill Hospital, Hull York Medical School, Kinston Upon Hull

3.40 pm

With help from the GP

Dr Jim Moore, General Practitioner with special interest in Heart Failure, Cheltenham

3.55 pm

Carers view

Pauline Mountain MBE, Carer’s view

4.05 pm

Questions and answers

Session four: The future for Heart Failure

Professor John Betteridge, Dean, Royal Society of Medicine

4.20 pm

What does the future look like?

Dr Alexander Lyon, Senior Lecturer in Cardiology, Imperial College London and Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Brompton Hospital and Christine Watson, Senior Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, University of Brighton and Heart Failure Nurse

4.50 pm

Panel discussion

5.10 pm

How can the British Heart Foundation help you?

Representative from the British Heart Foundation

5.25 pm

Closing remarks

5.30 pm

Completion of evaluation form and close of meeting

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Medicine and Me

Medicine and Me

Covering a wide range of medical topics, Medicine and Me meetings give patients and carers an opportunity to voice their experiences and ask healthcare professionals questions about their condition.

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