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

*NEW for this year - all registered attendees will be able to freely move between Patients Day sessions*

10:00 - 16:00 AF Association Patients Day Hall 8
10:00 - 16:00 STARS Patients Day Hall 7
10:00 - 16:00 Arrhythmia Alliance Patients Day Executive Room 1

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

Chair: Dr Matthew Fay Bradford UK
10:00 Session 1-AF and AF-related stroke prevention Dr Matthew Fay Bradford UK
10:30 Anticoagulation options, including self testing, which one and why? Dr Sharron Gordon Southampton UK
11:00 Question time
11:15 Break
11:30 Risk factors for developing AF Dr Joe Martins Dudley UK
11:50 AF and cardiovascular risk Dr Amitava Banerjee London UK
12:10 AF:-Why me? Mrs Trudie Lobban Chipping Norton UK
12:30 Question time
12:45 Lunch
Chair: Prof Nicholas Linker Middlesbrough UK
13:45 Session 3-Me and My symptoms Dr Matthew Fay Bradford UK
14:05 Common symptoms of AF Ms Shona Holding Bradford UK
14:35 My emotional health and AF Ms Shona Holding Bradford UK
14:50 Rate control options for AF symptom management Mr John Campbell Lincoln UK
15:05 Rhythm Management options Prof Nicholas Linker Middlesbrough UK
15:20 Review of the day and close
16:00 Close

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

Chair: Prof Richard Sutton Monte Carlo FR
Chair: Dr Robert Sheldon Calgary CA
10:00 The patient's voice in the modern NHS Mrs Trudie Lobban Chipping Norton UK
10:20 Question time
10:30 No faint is a simple faint: when to seek medical attention and intervention Prof Richard Sutton Monte Carlo FR
10:50 Question time
11:00 Similarities and differences between Syncope and PoTS Dr Robert Sheldon Calgary CA
11:20 Question time
11:30 Break
11:45 Equal importance must be given to psychogenic loss of consciousness and vasovagal syncope Dr Boon Lim London UK
12:05 Question time
12:15 Evaluation of patients with autonomic dysfunction – what can we advance and stratify Prof Max Hilz Erlangen DE
12:35 Question time
12:45 Lunch
Chair: Prof Richard Sutton Monte Carlo FR
Chair: Prof Rose-Anne Kenny Eire IE
13:45 RAS and the future Dr Jan Till London UK
14:00 Question time
14:10 Can cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) work for me? Dr Morwenna Opie-Moran London UK
14:25 Question time
14:35 POTS, Syncope, and mindfulness (what it is and how to do it) Prof Vidya Raj Calgary CA
14:50 Question time
15:00 Palpitations and the fainting teenager Dr Tushar Salukhe London UK
15:15 Question time
15:25 Positive approach to falls in the elderly Prof Rose-Anne Kenny Eire IE
15:40 Question time
15:50 Summary
16:00 Close

Arrhythmia Alliance Patients Day Arrhythmia Alliance Patients Day - Executive Room 1 - 10:00 - 16:00

Chair: Dr Kim Rajappan Oxford UK
10:00 Heart Failure how will an ICD help Ms Jean Maloney Sheffield UK
10:20 Inherited Cardiac Conditions Ms Kath Ashcroft Leeds UK
10:40 Modern day ablation techniques Dr Will Foster Worcester UK
11:00 Break
11:15 Acute stress disorder in patients with repeated ICD firings Prof Vidya Raj Calgary CA
11:35 S-ICD and Patient Device Choice Mr Graham Harper London UK
11:55 The future of medical devices Mr James Fouhy Clonmel IR
12:10 ICD deactivation and palliative care
12:30 ICD Patient Story Mr David Morgan Warwick UK
12:45 Lunch
13:45 An overview of Arrhythmias Dr Julian Boullin Dorset UK
14:05 Exercise and my ICD Ms Janice Bailey Taunton UK
14:25 Driving and DVLA guidelines Ms Jacqueline Kemp Taunton UK
14:50 What is an EP study Dr Kim Rajappan Oxford UK
15:05 Drugs to Treat Arrhythmias Dr Sotiris Antoniou London UK
15:20 Questions
16:00 Close

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