BSH Research fellowship and AWARDS

The BSH Board is delighted to announce that, with generous educational grants from Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Vifor Pharma, a third BSH Research Fellow Award was awarded in 2018, to Dr Richard Baker.

Research Fellow 2015

The winner of this award in 2015 was Dr Simon Beggs. His project has been further recognised by a clinical study grant from the British Heart Foundation.

The winner of the first award in 2013 was Dr Jane Cannon. Dr Cannon received her PhD in November 2016 and was nominated for the Bellahouston Medal.

Other Research fellowships and AWARDS

The BSCR is the beneficiary of a major bequest from the estate of the late Bernard and Joan Marshall. The bequest is specifically intended to encourage, recognise and support the work of early career investigators, and to facilitate a keynote lecture at the annual meeting of our Society. The BSCR is indeed fortunate to receive this generous gift which will be used to support:

For more information , please read here…

Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital offer an exciting opportunity for a fellowship in Heart Failure (HF).

The post is suitable for someone who wishes to obtain advanced subspecialty training in heart failure, particularly those approaching their CCT. The successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to both the inpatient and outpatient care of HF patients, on a full-time basis, as part of a multidisciplinary team. The post will run for 6/12 months depending on the candidate’s preference.

The HF team at GSTT consists of five HF consultants, HF specialist nurses, HF pharmacists, HF physiologists and HF trainees. The post provides excellent training in HF, general cardiology and depending on the candidate’s preferences and experiences, there will also be the option for modular training in specific areas of HF (transplantation, pulmonary hypertension, cardio-oncology and community heart failure care) and ICC (inherited arrhythmia, aortopathy, metabolic diseases, neuromuscular disease and cardiomyopathy, as well as blocks of training within the genetics department). In addition, there is also be the opportunity for experience in advanced imaging (cardiac MRI and CT, advanced echo and nuclear imaging).

If suitably trained, the candidate will be offered the option to join the general cardiology SpR on call rota alongside 11 other SpRs.

For further details & informal visits please contact: Dr Jessica Webb, Clinical Lead for Heart Failure – [email protected] or read more here…

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