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Tel: +44 1789 451830
Fax: +44 1789 450682
Email: info@heartrhythmcongress.org.uk

Heart Rhythm Congress
PO Box 3697
Stratford Upon Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 8YL
UK

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Patients Day

Sunday 5 October 2014
International Convention Centre (ICC), Birmingham UK

Patients Day provides an opportunity for patients and carers to meet and liaise directly with medical professionals, to pose relevant questions and gain a greater insight into developing technologies and techniques regarding their condition.


A-A Patients Day

For more information contact: info@heartrhythmcharity.org.uk / 01789 450787

 


AF-A Patients Day

For more information contact: info@afa.org.uk / 01789 451837

Chair:    
10:00 Atrial fibrillation & atrial flutter - what are the differences & can I have both?      
10:25 Cardioversion - short or long term solution?   C Pepper
Leeds UK
10:50 Catheter ablation - the recovery process & what to expbect   M O'Neill
London UK
11:15 Break      
11:30 The potential influence of the vagus nerve in AF      
11:55 Improvements in the treatment of AF - looking forward      
12:15 Question Time
12:45 Lunch      


Discussion Tables

Patients will be split into 4 groups/rooms with the faculty members nominated for each topic rotating via room per the session times below:
> Session 1: 13:45-14:15
> Session 2: 14:15-14:45
> Session 3: 14:45-15:15
> Session 4: 15:15-15:45
  
Topics:      
The Psychological impact of an AF diagnosis & ways to cope   V Hill Stratford-upon-Avon UK
Travelling with AF & INR monitoring   M Fay Bradford UK
Complimentary & alternative therapies   C Welford Stratford-upon-Avon UK
Anticoagulation therapy      
15:45 Summary/call to action and thanks      
16:00 Close

 

STARS Patients Day

For more information contact: jenni@stars.org.uk / 01789 450564

Chair: R Sutton (Monte Carlo MCO)  
10:00 Welcome to STARS Patients Day   T Lobban
Stratford-upon-Avon UK
10:05 Our journey to find effective help      
10:20        
10:35 Singing to a tone-deaf audience: how to find help in the UK   M Fay
Bradford UK
11:15 Break      
11:30 Round table: what do we expect of each other in the first meeting?   M Fay Bradford UK 
12:30 Comments and observations      
12:45 Lunch      
Chair: R Sheldon (Calgary CA)
13:30 What causes younger people to faint?      
14:00 What causes POTS?      
14:30 What causes older people to faint?      
15:00 What works best to help people who faint?   N Gall
London UK
15:30 What works best to help people with POTS?      
16:00 Close      

 

Endorsed By
Arrhythmia Alliance AFA British Society for Heart Failure Arrhythmia Alliance BHRS Logo STARS