Information & Advice For Arrhythmia Patients

Patients Day

Thank you to all those who attended Patients Day 2017.

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*Please save the date for Patients Day 2018: Sunday 7 October 2018 at The ICC, Birmingham UK*

Arrhythmia Alliance Patients Day 2017 took place on Sunday 1 October at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Broad Street, Birmingham.

The 2017 agenda included:

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


View the AF Association Patients Day 2017 agenda

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