BSH previous meetings

Details of previous BSH meetings

Annual Autumn Meeting

  • 2017: Three decades of heart failure
    Philip Poole-Wilson Memorial Medal awarded to: Karl Swedberg
    Winner of Young Investigators's Award: Nathalie Conrad

    Programme and abstracts book

    Dr Lisa Anderson, St George's Hospital, London: a contemporary inpatient heart failure unit
    Dr Simon Beggs, University of Glasgow: BSH Research Fellow update. What is the role of arrhythmias in heart failure? (RHYTHM-HF)
    Dr Paul Callan, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester: what do do when a sick LVAD recipient turns up at your A&E
    Dr Jane Cannon, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow: case study - cardiac amyloidosis
    Professor John Cleland, University of Glasgow: the development of cardiac resynchronisation therapy
    Mrs Nathalie Conrad, University of Oxford: temporal trends and patterns in heart failure incidence - a population-based study of 4 million individuals
    Mr Paul Forsyth, West Glasgow ACH: a model for pharmacist drug titration clinics
    Professor David Kiely, University of Sheffield: investigating pulmonary hypertension in the 21st century; heart or lungs?
    Dr Alex Lyon, Imperial College London: update on cardio-oncology
    Mrs Jayne Masters, University Hospital Southampton: update on the BSH Heart Failure Nurse Forum
    Mrs Jayne Masters, University Hospital Southampton: integrated heart failure services
    Professor John McMurray, University of Glasgow: 2017 trials and conferencde highlights
    Dr Joe Mills, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital: a review of RCTs of exercise in heart failure
    Dr Jayan Parameshwar, Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: who and when to refer for a heart transplant
    Professor Sanjay Sharma, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London: sudden death in athletes
    Professor Karl Swedberg, University of Gothenburg, Sweden: control of neurohormonal activation - a success in the treatment of systolic heart failure
    Dr Oliver Watson, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield: case study - revascularisation in acute heart failure (a case for the heart failure MDT)

    Meeting report


       Articles: BGS newsletter; British Journal of Cardiology; PCCJ

Heart Failure Day for Revalidation and Training

Heart Failure Nurse & Healthcare Professional Study Day

  • 2017

    Dr Lisa Anderson, St George's Hospital, London: what is the impact of comorbidities?
    Ms Liz Bryan, St Christopher's Hospice, London: difficult conversations - interpersonal communication at the end of life
    Dr Parminder Chaggar, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield: understanding blood tests
    Dr Derek Connelly
    , Glasgow Royal Infirmary: malignant arrhythmias
    Miss Pearl Lesson, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: the final wish
    Dr Simon Williams, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester: an update on new treatments, guidelines and trials

    Article: British Journal of Cardiac Nursing

  • 2016

    Case studies

    Article: MacCallum A, Masters J, Reid J, Welstand J. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing 2016; 11(5): 378-380

  • 2015

    Article: Williams A, MacCallum A. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing 2015; 10(5): 249-52

  • 2014

    Article: Masters J. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing 2014; 9(5): 254-5

  • 2013

    Articles: Hughes S, Larner M, Strain A. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing 2013; 8(4): 170-172; Cardiology News (© Pinpoint Scotland Ltd. All rights reserved -

  • 2012

    Article: Masters J, Hughes S, Butler J. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing 2012; 7(4): 194-195

  • 2011

    Article: MacCallum A, Butler J, Hughes S. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing 2011; 6(4): 192-19

New Consultants' Meeting

2018: Top tips for the transition to heart failure consultant

Heart failure-related sessions, BCS

BSH/BGS Cardiology Special Interest Group Symposium

1999: Evidence-based medicine vs clinical practice in the treatment of heart failure in the elderly
Newsletter available upon request

Building an effective business case

2013: Building an effective business case to support heart failure services
Meeting report

Charity Ball

  • 2007
  • 2005
  • 2004

Inaugural Meeting

1998: The practical problem of heart failure – a major public health challenge

Surgery Meeting

2004: Development of mechanical circulatory support programmes for the UK: a consensus conference