• HRC2019
  • 6 - 9 Oct 2019, The ICC, Birmingham UK

NEW for 2018!

We will be running two STARS sessions - one dedicated to PoTS and the other dedicated to Syncope and Reflex Anoxic Seizures (RAS). 

We are also holding a dedicated CPVT session.

Please note delegates will be able to move freely between all of the below sessions.

10:00 - 16:00 AF Association Patients Day Hall 8b
10:00 - 16:15 STARS PoTS Patients Day Hall 7
10:00 - 16:00 STARS Syncope & RAS Patients Day Executive Room 2
10:00 - 16:00 Arrhythmia Alliance Patients Day Hall 8a
10:00 - 15:00 Arrhythmia Alliance CPVT Patients Day Executive Room 1

AF Association Patients Day			AF Association Patients Day - Hall 8b - 10:00 - 16:00

Chair: Mrs Angela Griffiths, Dr Matthew Fay Oxford, UK, Bradford UK
10:00 Managing weight can be as effective as an ablation - True or False Professor Prapa Kanagaratnam London, UK
10:30 Exercise and AF Mrs Angela Griffiths Oxford, UK
11:00 Living with AF - a patient's experience Mr Mark Hyem
11:30 Comfort Break
11:45 Driving and DVLA guidelines Dr Matthew Fay Bradford UK
12:15 When to seek medical attention or intervention with my AF Dr Matthew Fay Bradford UK
12:45 Break
13:30 - 16:00 Chair: Mrs Angela Griffiths Oxford, UK
13:30 AF Association Charity Overview Mrs Trudie Lobban MBE Chipping Norton, UK
13:35 Medication Interactions Dr Joseph de Bono Birmingham, UK
14:00 What is the difference between AF and Atrial Flutter? Dr Kim Rajappan Oxford, UK
14:30 CHA2DS2VASc - what does this mean to me? Professor Prapa Kanagaratnam London, UK
15:00 CBT how can it help? Dr Morwenna Opie-Moran London, UK
15:30 Q and A
16:00 Close

STARS PoTS Patients Day STARS PoTS Patients Day - Hall 7 - 10:00 - 16:15

Chair: Dr Boon Lim, Dr Nicholas Gall London, UK, London, UK
10:00 Current treatment options for PoTS Dr Boon Lim London, UK
10:25 Art and science : a reflection on a life in medicine Professor Blair Grubb Toledo, USA
10:50 A Realistic Approach to Exercise Rehabilitation Dr Nicholas Gall London, UK
11:15 Comfort Break
11:30 What might cause PoTS and what might we learn from research that can benefit patients? Dr Satish Raj Calgary, CA
11:45 Nutrition and PoTS Ms Helen Eftekhari Coventry UK
12:20 STARS and PoTS - our mission on your behalf Mrs Trudie Lobban MBE Chipping Norton, UK
12:45 Break
13:45 - 16:15 Chair: Dr Nicholas Gall, Dr Satish Raj London, UK, Calgary, CA
13:45 Patient experience: finding a way forward Ms Charlotte Jones
14:15 Interactive session: building up a self-help toolkit Dr Morwenna Opie-Moran London, UK
14:45 My PoTS wish lists Dr Nicholas Gall London, UK
15:15 Autoimmune causes of PoTS Professor Blair Grubb Toledo, USA
15:45 Q and A
16:15 Close

STARS Syncope & RAS Patients Day		STARS Syncope & RAS Patients Day - Executive Room 2 - 10:00 - 16:00

Chair: Professor Richard Sutton, Dr Robert Sheldon Monte Carlo, MC, Calgary, CA
10:05 STARS: let's celebrate its accomplishments during the last 25 years Professor Richard Sutton, Mrs Trudie Lobban MBE Monte Carlo, MC, Chipping Norton, UK
10:15 Quality of life in patients with Syncope Dr Jelle DeJong Amsterdam, Netherlands
10:30 Syncope: what is new and important to you since 2013? Dr Steve Parry Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
10:55 What are all these new wearable or portable devices, and why does it matter? Dr Rupi Sandhu Alberta, CA
11:20 Pregnancy & Syncope Dr Padma Kaul Alberta, CA
11:30 Comfort Break
11:45 Syncope and heart block: pacemaker or just watch (carefully)? Professor Richard Sutton Monte Carlo, MC
12:15 Putting the person first: a patient is not just blood pressure and heart rate Professor Blair Grubb Toledo, USA
12:45 Patient Talk
13:00 Break
Chair: Dr Padma Kaul, Dr Rupi Sandhu Alberta, CA, Alberta, CA
13:45 Syncope and the young Dr Karen McLeod Glasgow, UK
14:15 Vasovagal syncope - overlapping disorders Professor Rose-Anne Kenny Eire, IE
14:35 Interactive session: what is the best way to interact with doctors? Dr Boon Lim, Dr Matthew Fay, Dr Padma Kaul, Mrs Trudie Lobban MBE London, UK, Bradford UK, Alberta, CA, Chipping Norton, UK
15:10 Interactive session: plenary summing up Dr Boon Lim London, UK
15:40 Questions
16:00 Close

Arrhythmia Alliance Patients Day Arrhythmia Alliance Patients Day - Hall 8a - 10:00 - 16:00

Chair: Dr Kim Rajappan Oxford, UK
10:00 SVT versus PSVT Dr Kim Rajappan Oxford, UK
10:30 A patients experience of living with SVT Mr Mark Asplen
11:00 Ectopic beats and my anxiety Dr Boon Lim London, UK
11:30 Comfort Break
11:45 Arrhythmia Alliance Charity Overview Mrs Trudie Lobban MBE Chipping Norton, UK
11:50 How can I help myself with heart failure? Dr Colin Cunnington Manchester, UK
12:15 What can I do about Cardiomyopathy? Ms Stephanie Cruickshank Surrey, UK
12:45 Break
Chair: Dr Adam Fitzpatrick Manchester, UK
13:30 CBT How can it help? Dr Morwenna Opie-Moran London, UK
14:00 Living with Heart Failure Ms Stephanie Cruickshank Surrey, UK
14:30 Deactivation and Palliative care with ICD Mr James Fouhy Clonmel, Ireland
15:00 Palpitations: When to seek medical attention or intervention Dr Matthew Fay Bradford UK
15:30 Q and A
16:00 Close

Arrhythmia Alliance CPVT Patients Day Arrhythmia Alliance CPVT Patients Day - Executive Room 1 - 10:00 - 15:00

10:00 - 12:15 Chair: Dr Adam Fitzpatrick Manchester, UK
10:00 What is CPVT? Dr Jan Till London, UK
10:30 Arrhythmia Alliance Charity Overview Mrs Trudie Lobban MBE Chipping Norton, UK
10:35 A patient's experience of living with CPVT Miss Shannon Donovan
11:00 What treatment is available to me with CPVT? Dr Karen McLeod Glasgow, UK
11:30 Break
11:45 Sport and lifestyle advice in CPVT Dr Belinda Gray London, UK
12:15 Latest update on device technology for CPVT Mr James Fouhy Clonmel, Ireland
12:45 Break
13:30 - 15:00 Chair: Dr Kim Rajappan Oxford, UK
13:30 What is Left Cardiac Sympathetic Denervation (LCSD) - how can it help? Dr Jan Till London, UK
14:00 What is genetic testing and why will it help? Dr Leonie Wong London, UK
14:30 Q&A

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