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Tel: +44 1789 867524
Fax: +44 1789 450682

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

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Patients Day

Our HRC2015 Patients Day will be taking place on Sunday 4 October at the 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.

View the registration & exhibition plan.

AF Association Patients Day

Download the registration form or for more information, please contact /
+44 (0) 1789 867525

Chair:  G Thomas (Bristol UK)
10:00 Welcome and introduction      
10:05 New technologies in AF treatment   P B Lim London UK
10:25 Active with AF - finding the right balance   M Fay
Bradford UK
10:45 Warfarin, NOACs & LAAO - an overview and comparison      
11:15 Break      
11:30 Rate vs. rhythm   M Earley
London UK
11:50 Ablation - when and which type is appropriate   M Lovell
Exeter UK
12:10 Management of medications pre and post procedure   D Gupta
Liverpool UK
12:30 Question Time      
12:45 Lunch      
13:45 Meet & greet - an opportunity for patients to meet & form a support network

Discussion Tables

Patients will be split into 2 groups with the faculty members rotating for each topic as per the session times below:
> Session 1: 14:05 - 14:30
> Session 2: 14:30 - 14:55
> Session 3: 14:55 - 15:20
> Session 4: 15:20 - 15:45
Dental treatments & minor surgery on anticoagulants      
Lifestyle improvements   M Fay
Bradford UK
Sleep apnoea & AF      
Related conditions & treating the whole patient   M Lovell
Exeter UK
15:45 Summary/call to action and thanks      
16:00 Close      


STARS Patients Day

Download the registration form or for more information, please contact /
+44 (0) 1789 867525

Chair: R Sutton (Monte Carlo MCO)
10:00 Welcome and introduction   T Lobban
Stratford-upon-Avon UK
10:05 Getting better on our own:  latest data on vasovagal syncope   R Sheldon
Calgary CAN
10:30 A doctor's perspective on working with syncope and syncope patients   T Salukhe London UK
10:55 What do we know about CBT and physiologic disorders?   M Opie-Moran London UK
11:15 Break    
11:30 A special session with Blair Grubb   B Grubb Toledo USA
12:45 Lunch      
Chair: N Gall (London UK)
13:45 A molecular cause for PoTS and vasovagal syncope - a special lecture      
14:10 A doctor's perspective on working with PoTS and PoTS patients   N Gall London UK
14:30 Specific advice sessions
> Exercise
> Sleeping
> Driving

N Gall
S Raj

London UK
Calgary CAN
15:00 Working Groups:  World Café method
> Accessing the right kind of help;  managing fatigue and brain fog;  coping with dizzy spells and other symptoms; healthy relationships at home and in the community
15:45 Group reports      
16:10 Summary and thanks      
16:15 Close      


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