For clinicians

Take Fainting to Heart - there is no such thing as a simple faint 

STARS North West Syncope Symposium 2019 

Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral, Merseyside, CH49 5PE

Our aim is to share the latest in the diagnosis and management of syncope to Cardiologists, Electrophysiologists, ED Physicians, Neurologists and Stroke Specialists, Care of the Elderly and Fall Specialists, GPs and GPSIs, Trainee Doctors, Specialist Nurses, Cardiac Physiologists and Arrhythmia Nurses and all other healthcare professionals who are interested in this particular subject.




Professor Boom LimConsultant Cardiologist

& Electrophysiologist

Introdution: Please click here for video.

Presentation: View full presentation here.

Professor Jaswinder GillRCGP Syncope Clinical Champion,

Chair of PoTS UK, GP

Introduction: Please click here for video.


Presentation: View full presentation here.


Dr. Lesley KaviRCGP Syncope Clinical Champion,

Chair of PoTS UK, GP

Please click here for the video.




Alternative Treatment for Syncope




The Role of Electrophysiology in the 
Evaluation of Syncope



Postural Tachycardia Syndrome

Please click here for the presentation.




Trudie Lobban MBE
Founder & CEO STARS
Chipping Norton UK

Dr Mehran Asgari MD
Consultant Cardiologist
Arrowe Park Hospital Wirral UK

Emeritus Professor Richard Sutton
Imperial College London UK


Dr Michele Brignole MD FESC
Head of Arrhythmologic Centre and Syncope Unit 
Ospedale di Lavagna IT

Dr Lesley Kavi
RCGP Syncope Clinical Champion, Chair of PoTS UK, GP
Solihull UK

Professor Jaswinder Gill
Consultant Electrophysiologist
Guy's and St Thomas's Hospital London UK

Dr Boon Lim
Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist
Imperial College London UK


Thank you to our sponsors who purchased an exhibition stand space:


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Trudie Lobban MBE  (Founder & CEO, STARS & Arrhythmia Alliance)
Dr Mehran Asgari  (Consultant Cardiologist, & Programme Director, Arrowe Park Hospital)
North West Syncope Symposium Course Directors


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