Wednesday 25 July 2018

Welcome to the new ST3 in Cardiology!

and hello again to the ST >3!

List of training days in the region for Aug 2018- July 2019. There will be additional events to these listed here, so please do not forget to check this website.

1- East of England Simulation Day at Basildon Hospital, aimed at ST3- Wed 19th September, Registration open at:

2- Cadaveric Simulation- an one day course run twice on Tuesday 30th October and Wednesday 31st October, at the Evelyn Surgical Training Centre, in Melbourne, Heartfordshire
This will include basic surgical skills, pacemaker insertion, pericardiocentisis teaching and assessment and cardiac anatomy dissection. 
We would expect that the hospitals can release doctors on both days, and for doctors on call they can swap one of the two days to attend. Registration not open yet, but please check website next week.

3- Cardiac Imaging 1- Echocardiography, Monday November 5th 2018, at British Racing School in Newmarket,

4- Electrophysiology and Cardiac Devices, Friday 14th December 2018, at British Racing School 

5- Inherited Cardiac Conditions, Wednesday  January 9th 2019, at British Racing School

6- Cardiac Imaging 2, CMR and CT, Thursday Feb 21st 2019, at British Racing School

7- Intervention,  Thursday March 14th, 2019, at British Racing School

8- Heart Failure, Friday May 24th, 2019, at British Racing School

9- British Cardiac Society Annual Conference, Monday 3rd June 2019, Manchester. The first day of the conference is a NATIONAL TRAINING DAY, therefore all the SpRs (apart from those covering on call) can ask to attend. 

Difficult/Controversial Case Reviews
Advanced ACHD Training Day
Royal Society of Medicine
Wednesday 12th September 

FOR AN UP TO DATE calendar of national and international cardiology educational events please visit:

Friday 11 May 2018

NEXT Training Day on 15th JUNE 2018
at the British Racing School in Newmarket

register via:

Topics to be covered:

Current guidelines on heart failure management
What is new in heart failure research
HFpEF- general update
My HF patient is pregnant
Renal dysfunction in the heart failure patient
Can revascularisation help in HF
Heart failure in the ED
Heart failure in the ICU
Transplantation and long term mechanical support
Holistic and palliative care in HF 


June 4th 2018- BCS Annual Conference, the first day (Monday) of the conference is a national training day and all the hospitals in the EoE have agreed to treat it similarly to the local training days... ie anyone apart from on call can be released if they wish to go to Manchester

Sept 2018- tbc... simulation course in Basildon- further info will be added when available

Oct 30th and 31st 2018- Cadaveric simulation in Cambridge. Same course run twice to facilitate attendance. Please inform clinic coordinators now (especially if you are moving hospital in August please!) 

Thank you to all the trainees who attended a very successful training day on Interventional Cardiology on May 11th 2018   

Wednesday 11 October 2017

EP Training Day

EP Training Day - Friday 10th November 2017

Sign up here:

EoE Deanery SpR Training Day
                                 EP Training Day
The British Racing School, Snailwell Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7NU
Friday 10th November 2017
Course Facilitators  
Dr. Simon Fynn and Dr. Greg Mellor

Registration:   08:45-09:15

Morning Sessions 1 – Introduction to EP

09:15-09:30     Introduction to EOE Training Days
Dr Vass Vassiliou (Papworth Hospital)

09:30-10:00     Intracardiac electrograms

Dr Greg Mellor (Papworth Hospital)


                                                                           10:00-10:30     3D Mapping
Mr James Mason (Papworth Hospital)
10:30-11:00     Biophysics of ablation
Sharad Aggarwal

11:00-11:30     Coffee


Morning Session 2 – SVT in the EP Lab

(Dr Simon Fynn)


11:30-12:00     AVNRT

Dr Simon Fynn (Papworth Hospital)


12:00-12:30     AVRT
Dr Simon Fynn (Papworth Hospital)

12:30-13:00     Atrial tachycardia
Dr Simon Fynn (Papworth Hospital)

13:00-14:00     Lunch

Afternoon Session 1 – Cases


14:00-14:30     with Jorge Panizio


14:15-15:00     EP SpR                                                                                              

Afternoon Session 2 – ECG Quiz

15:00-16:00     ECG Quiz

Dr Simon Fynn (Papworth Hospital)


16:00-16:15     Close and feedback

Regional Training Days

SpR Training Days 2017/2018 (so far)...

Friday November 10th 2017 - EP and Devices 

Tuesday December 19th 2017 - Echocardiography Training Day

Monday January 15th 2018 - ICC training day

Friday 28 April 2017

Interventional Cardiology Training Day

Cambridge Interventional Cardiology
Wednesday 10th May 2017
The British Racing School
Snailwell Road, Newmarket, Suffolk
Chair:   Dr Denise Braganza
Organisers: Dr. Denise Braganza and Dr Joel Giblett

Registration 08.30-09:00

Session 1 09:30-10:45
1)    Welcome and Introduction
Dr Joel Giblett, Cardiology SpR, Papworth Hospital

2)    Assessment of chest pain in an outpatient setting
Dr Unni Krishnan, Consultant Cardiologist, Papworth and Addenbrooke’s Hospitals

3)    Coronary angiography: Tips and Tricks
Dr Denise Braganza, Consultant Cardiologist, Papworth and Peterborough Hospitals


Session 2 11:00-12:30
4)    Intracoronary Imaging
Dr Ramesh de Silva, Consultant Cardiologist, Papworth and Bedford Hospitals

5)    Interesting Cases from the Lab
Dr Sulfi Sreekumar, Consultant Cardiologist, NNUH.


Session 3 13:30-15:15
6)    Aortic Valve Replacement (surgical vs TAVI) for intermediate risk patients
Mrs Catherine Sudarshan, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Papworth Hospital

7)    Physiological Assessment of Coronary Lesions
Dr Joel Giblett, Cardiology SpR, Papworth Hospital


Session 4 15:30-16:45
8)    Bioresorbable Vascukar Scaffolds
Dr Nick West, Consultant Cardiologist, Papworth Hospital

9)    Q&A with the new TPD
Dr Denise Braganza, Consultant Cardiologist, Papworth and Peterborough Hospitals

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