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Events

Sharing, learning and networking is critical to quality improvement across South London healthcare organisations. Please join us at these conferences and education sessions.

Past events

21 September 2012 - Acute stroke simulation training - Advanced course | London | Details

11 September 2012 - Acute stroke simulation training - Basic course | London | Details

20 July 2012 - Acute stroke simulation training - Advanced course | London | Details

19 July 2012 - Lambeth and Southwark diabetes clinical update | London | Details | Develop your expertise in the care of patients living with diabetes

11 July 2012 - Acute stroke simulation training - Basic course | London | Details

4 July 2012 - Your Practical Workshop on: Cardiology Demand Management | Birmingham | Details | 80 discount available via email or phone by quoting that you are part of SLCSN and have seen this promotion

4 July 2012 - Lambeth and Southwark diabetes clinical update | London | Details | Develop your expertise in the care of patients living with diabetes

3 July 2012 - Best Practice Delivery of Cardiology Services | Birmingham | Details 80 discount available via email or phone by quoting that you are part of SLCSN and have seen this promotion

21 June 2012 - Heart Failure Update 2012 | Royal College of Physicians, London | A one-day meeting for health care professionals in primary and secondary care| Details and online registration

1 June 2012 - Acute stroke simulation training - Advanced course | London | Details

30 May 2012 - Tackling Long-Term Conditions: Health and Wellbeing | London | View programme and speakers online

25 May 2012 - The Cardiomyopathy Association's 2012 National Medical Conference | London | Details and online booking

22 May 2012 - Acute stroke simulation training - Basic course | London | Details

22 May 2012 - London Cardiac Update Meeting | London | Agenda | Registration form | Further information

21 May 2012 - Acute stroke simulation training - Advanced course | London | Details

21-27 May 2012 - Heart Rhythm Week | This year, the theme of patient empowerment, Your Heart in Your Hands, aims to encourage members of the public to recognise symptoms of heart rhythm disorders and advise when they should seek further advice from a healthcare professional | For more information and to order an awareness pack please visit the Arrhythmia Alliance website.

17-18 May 2012 - Anticoagulation in practice | The annual meeting of Anticoagulation in Practice (formerly the Primary Care Cardiovascular Society - Anticoagulation Working Party) | Birmingham | Details

9 May 2012 - Using Marketing Communications to Boost Recruitment into Clinical Trials Seminar | London | Details

3 May 2012 - 3rd annual Bridges Life after Stroke symposium | Bridges | London | Details

27 April 2012 - BANCC Annual Study Day 2012 | Offered by British Association for Nursing in Cardiovascular Care (BANCC) | Nottingham | Details

26 April 2012 - An update on primary prevention of CVD: Focussing on QOF and supporting behavioural change | Offered by University of Birmingham | Birmingham | Details

19-20 April 2012 - Atrial fibrillation - Detection and treatment | Offered by University of Birmingham | Birmingham | Details

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26-29 March 2012 - Cardiovascular risk | Offered by the University of Warwick | Coventry | Details

27 March 2012 - Stroke management for primary care | Offered by Rila; developed with the London Stroke Networks | London | Details

26 March 2012 - Nurse's thrombolysis training day | Offered by the South London HIEC | London | Details

16 March 2012 - Advances in stroke patient care and research | London | Offered by Medineo 10% discount | Details

15 March 2012 - SPAF Academy national meeting - Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation | London | Details

9 March 2012 - Making Positive Steps After Stroke | St George's University, London | Details

1 March 2012 - Acute stroke simulation training - Basic course | London | Details

17 February 2012 - Acute stroke simulation training - Basic course | London | Details

21 February 2012 - Acute stroke simulation training - Advanced course | London | Details

30 January 2012 - All about...AF | Free SLCSN education event | Details

24 January 2012 - All about...AF | Free SLCSN education event | Details

18 January 2012 - All about...AF | Free SLCSN education event | Details

18 January 2012 - Optimising cardiac physiology services | Hosted by SBK, Birmingham | Details

17 January 2012 - Acute stroke simulation training - Advanced course | London | Details

16 January 2012 - All about...AF | Free SLCSN education event | Details

2 December - Cardiac and Critical care meeting at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society | Places are being allocated on a first come first served basis. If you are interested in attending please email Deborah.Finch@merck.com

25 November - Acute stroke simulation training - Advanced course | London | Details

21 November - Reducing re-admission and saving lives: Management of PE and DVT | Offered by the National Centre for Anticoagulation Training (NCAT) | Birmingham | Details

18 November - Acute stroke simulation training - Basic course | London | Details

17 November - BHF annual conference: Translating the evidence: What works for physical activity? | Offered by the British Heart Foundation National Centre | Nottingham | Details

11 November - CKD Training for Primary Care teams | Suitable for all healthcare professionals working in primary care, the Workshops being held by NHS Kidney Care working in partnership with local Kidney Care Networks | London | For more information email admin@kidneycare.nhs.uk

8 November - Stroke Management for Primary Care | Offered by Rila | London | Details

27 October - Follow Your Heart workshop | London | Hosted by the Primary Care Cardiovascular Society (PCCS) | More details |

22 October - SADS UK's annual Heart to Heart Conference | London | More details |

20 October - Acute stroke simulation training - Advanced course | London | Details

20 October - How to develop and sustain a seven day working stroke service | Offered by SBK Healthcare | Birmingham | Details

19 October - Practical guidance for stroke resource management | Offered by SBK Healthcare | Birmingham | Details

13 October - Improving Public Health | Offered by Public Service Events | London | Details

8 October - London and the East of England Volunteer Fundraising Conference and Awards | Offered by British Heart Foundation |Email for details

7 October - BACPR conference | Offered by British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) | Brighton Details

7 October - Stroke multidisciplinary training day | Offered by Health Innovation and Education Cluster (HIEC) | London Details

5 October - Acute stroke simulation training - Basic course | London | Details

2 October - Healthcare Efficiency through Technology Expo | London | Details

2 October - Heart Rhythm Congress 2011 | Birmingham Details

29-30 September - Manchester TOE course | Details

28-30 September - 14th PCCS annual scientific meeting | Offered by Primary Care Cardiovascular Society (PCCS) | Bristol Details

28-29 September - Patient empowerment: Using a solution focused approach | Offered by BHF National Centre (BHFNC) | Loughborough | Details

24 September - Speak up workshop | Speak Up is the British Heart Foundation's fun and completely free, one day workshop for young people aged between 13 and 19 who are living with heart conditions | For more information and registration details go to the BHF's website for young people | London

21-22 September - Making communication access a reality | Offered by the Connect - the communications disability network | Details | London

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16 September - Pan-London HASU nursing training day | Offered by the London Stroke Networks, these study days cover the nursing management of the hyper acute stroke patient | View presentations

14 September - Health and social care conference 2011 | Offered by Government Knowledge | London | More details

5 August - Follow Your Heart implementation toolkit workshop | Offered by Primary Care Cardiovascular Society (PCCS) | London | More details

18-20 July - Human brain anatomy course | Offered by Neurosciences UK | London | More details

30 June - Preventive Health 2011 Conference | This essential conference will clarify Government thinking on your preventive health strategy, in light of the public health White Paper Healthy Lives, Healthy People | More details | QEII Conference Centre, London

27 June - Reducing re-admission and saving lives. Management of PE and DVT | The National Centre for Anticoagulation Training (NCAT) and the department of Primary Care Clinical Sciences are running a one day CPD accredited course. | Course flyer | University of Birmingham

6-12 June - Heart Rhythm Week | This year's campaign, Putting Pulse into Practice, from the Arrhythmia Alliance aims to make pulse checks routine when someone visits their GP surgery.

10 June - New frontiers in stroke: Multi-disciplinary advances across the stroke pathway | Offered by Medineo | Details | London

3 June - Pan-London HASU nursing training day

20 May - Cardiomyopathy 2011: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy | Offered by Cardiomyopathy Association | The conference focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The meeting is being supported by a faculty of national and international cardiology specialists | Details

10 May - Implementing the Dept. of Heath Cardiac Rehab Commissioning Pack - What it means to you | Presentations

14 May - Step out for stroke | Join the Stroke Association in a sponsored walk in Richmond Park | Details

6-8 May - NLP Practitioner Module 1 | Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) could be described as the art and science of using your mind to achieve specific and desired results. This Birmingham event is hosted by Balanced Approach.

3 May - Introduction to CBT | Hosted by Balanced Approach, this one day Birmingham workshop will introduce you to the concepts of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and teach you simple techniques to will enable you to create a lasting change.

7 April - SADS UK National Conference, hosted by SADS (Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome) | Kettering, Northants | Conference details

6 April - Connect for a day: Ideas and inspirations for work and play | Offered by Connect - the communication disability network | Designed to inspire people with aphasia and their family and friends. Participants can share ideas, stories, advice and support | Details

28 - 31 March - Cardiovascular Risk Course, offered by the University of Warwick | A complete overview of the pathogenesis and evidence-based medical management of atherosclerotic diseases, including coronary heart disease, cerebral and peripheral vascular disease | Course Details

26 - 27 March - Abseiling for the Stroke Association | Join the Stroke Association for an 80ft charity abseil | Piazza at the O2 Arena, London | Details and registration form

24 March - New public health service: A vision for a healthier nation | Hosted by PSCA, this conference will discuss how public services will be commissioned and run, with more local focus on services and a greater use of existing organisations

23 March - Marketing and social marketing for cardiac rehabilitation | Hosted by NHS Improvement, this complementary workshop will equip CR staff with knowledge and skills to successfully market CR services to patients and professionals. | London | Download registration form

21-23 March - Tai Chi for Health | Hosted by Balanced Approach, this 3-day Tai Chi for health course in Birmingham is designed to provide Tai Chi and Chi-Kung skills to staff delivering exercise and well-being sessions to clients/residents for rehabilitation.

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14 March - Distractions and interruptions in intensive care | Hosted by the National Nursing Research Unit (NNRU) and the Patient Safety and King's Service Quality Research Centre (PSSQ) | Tobias Grundgeiger will focus on the effects of interruptions and distractions in intensive care. | London | Details

11 - 12 March - Psychological Issues in Cardiac Rehabilitation, hosted by British Association for Cardiac Rehabilitation | For cardiac rehabilitation professionals who already have experience of working in cardiac rehabilitation settings | London | Course Details

9 - 10 March - Innovation Expo 2011 | The second annual Healthcare Innovation, will be the largest event of its type in Europe, attracting over 10,000 delegates from the public, private and voluntary sectors. | Details

9 March - Develop your communication skills and make a difference | Offered by Connect - the communication disability network | Provides a greater understanding of what it's like to live with a communication disability and offers practical suggestions to enhance communication skills | Details

9 March - End of life in heart failure: A framework for implementation e-seminar| Offered by the Heart Improvement Programme (HIP) this 60-minute webinar will discuss the recent HIP publication of the same title. | Provides a greater understanding of what it's like to live with a communication disability and offers practical suggestions to enhance communication skills

March - For patients: RCN focus group on nurse specialists/nurse consultants | Offered by the Royal College of Nursing | Patients wanted to share views on care received from clinical nurse specialists and nurse consultants

10 February - British Society for Heart Failure | Nurse Training Meeting

9 February - British Society for Heart Failure | Medical Training Meeting

24 January - Inherited Cardiac Conditions Study Day, hosted by King's Health Partners | For GPs, adult and paediatric cardiologists, geneticists | Programme | Flyer

30 November-2 December - UK Stroke Forum - Glasgow

26 November - Stroke Education Day | For Ambulance Personnel | Location: Cavendish conference Centre, 22 Duchess Mews, London

25-26 November - British Society for Heart Failure - London

23 November - BHFNC 10th Annual Conference: The cure for all ills is not to sit still: Raising the profile of physical activity in primary care | Location: East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham

22-23 November - 3rd Annual Conference for Europe AF 2010 | Contemporary knowledge and understanding of the pathophysiology and treatment of Atrial Fibrillation | Location: London Hilton Metropole Hotel

22 November - Patients' day for 3rd Annual Conference for Europe AF | AF patient focussed programme | Location: London Hilton Metropole Hotel

16 November - Pan-London HASU Nursing Event

10-11 November - Making communication access a reality - Connect, the communication disability network

9 November - Commissioning Life After Stroke Services Conference |For survivors, commissioners, providers, clinicians, GPs, networks, advisers and anyone interested in excellent community services | Location: The Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, London

9 November - Successful Stroke Rehabilitation | Sharing best practice in providing optimal care across acute and community rehabilitation services | Location: City Inn, Manchester

4-5 November - CCO Cardiovascular National Conference 2010 | Location: Royal Pharmaceutical Society of GB, London

September-October Regional Cardiac Update Courses | Arrhythmia Alliance and Atrial Fibrillation Association will be hosting cardiac update courses across the UK in 2010 | Arrhythmia Alliance website

27 October - Arrhythmia Alliance London Cardiac Update Course | Promoting better understanding, diagnosis, treatment and quality of life for individuals suffering with cardiac arrhythmia | Location: Hotel Russell, Bloomsbury, London | Download agenda

23 October - SADS UK Heart to Heart Conference - London

20 October - Primary care atrial fibrillation education event - A Sutton & Merton primary care event for GPs

16-19 October - European Society of Cardiology - Copenhagen

15-16 October - Cardiac Risk in the Young | International conference on sports cardiology and inherited cardiovascular disease | Location: The Cavendish Conference Centre, London | View agenda

7-8 October - British Association for Cardiac Rehab - Liverpool

7 October - 2nd National Pulmonary Hypertension Pharmacists Meeting | London

6 October - South West London stroke study day - For clinicians, view flier | View presentations

6 October - Primary care atrial fibrillation education event - A Wandsworth primary care event for Wandsworth GPs

6 October - King's College Hospital Trial Steering - Stroke volunteers needed - 1-3pm at Guy's Hospital | View details

3-6 October - Heart Rhythm Congress 2010 - Birmingham

29 September - Anticoagulation training course (Part III) by St George's Hospital | For GPs, nurses, pharmacists and HCAs | Agenda

29 September-1 October - 13th Primary Care Cardiovascular Society Annual Scientific Meeting - Leeds

28 September - Introduction to Thrombolysis | SITS | Aimed at doctors and staff participating in thrombolysis rotas| Location: Guy's Hospital, The Robens Suite, 29th Floor of Tower Wing

23 September - Stroke and cardiac prevention in primary care (1:30-5pm) - A Lambeth primary care event for Lambeth GPs | Location: Lecture theatre - Lambeth Walk Group Practice, 5 Lambeth Walk London SE11 6SP

22 September - Anticoagulation training course (Part II) by St George's Hospital | For GPs, nurses, pharmacists and HCAs | Agenda

21-22 September - Running a Conversation Partner scheme - Connect, the communication disability network

17 September - Syncope management: A multi-specialty approach | For GPs and consultants | sponsored by Medtronic

15 September - Anticoagulation training course (Part I) by St George's Hospital | For GPs, nurses, pharmacists and HCAs | Agenda

15 September - Primary Care Cardiovascular Society | Cardiovascular Study Day | Open to all GPs, practice and community nurses and rehab teams in Hampshire, the New Forest and the Isle of White | Location: The Heartbeat Centre, Southampton Hospital | Agenda

9 September - Anticoagulation patient advisory panel - For patients

28 August-1 September - ESC 2010 - European Society of Cardiology Congress 2010 - Stockholm

3 August - Stroke study day: Stroke pathway, policy and discharge planning - See flyer for details | For clinicians, hosted by Kingston University and St George's University of London

31 July - Stroke and cardiac prevention in primary care (9:30am-12:30pm) - A Greenwich primary care event for Greenwich GPs | Location: Postgraduate Centre Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust (QEH) | Agenda

28 July - Stroke patients and carers meeting - What support would stroke patients like six months after a stroke? - 12-4:30pm | View details

22 July - Creative arts for people with aphasia - Connect, the communication disability network

19 July - SLCSN Anticoagulation focus meeting - For clinicians, e-mail for details

15 July - King's College Hospital Data Monitoring and Ethics Committee - Stroke volunteers needed - 9-11:30am at Guy's Hospital | View details

patient participation group meeting

13 July - Stroke study day: Communication issues and stroke - See flyer for details | For clinicians, hosted by Kingston University and St George's University of London

13 July - Stroke care: Delivering and sustaining effective long-term support - Hosted by Capital - View details

12 July - SLCSN Pharmacy Working Group meeting

8 July - The good goal setting guide - Connect, the communication disability network

7-9 July - Heart UK 24th annual conference - Edinburgh

5 July - Nurse's thrombolysis training - From the South East Stroke Research Network, hosted by St George's University of London

1-2 July - National conference: Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation - London

1-2 July - Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease - Imperial College London

28 June - Webinar: NHS Health Checks - From HSJ, sponsored by Pfizer (9:30am) | Free for NHS employees | Details | Registration

24 June - Bexley Care Trust stroke prevention education event - For GPs, view details

24 June - HEART UK 23rd Annual Conference: The Lipid Hypothesis on Trial - Liverpool Hope University, UK

23-26 June - EuroPACS - 28th International EuroPACS Meeting - Geneva

23 June - Atrial fibrillation forum - Hosted by Sanofi-Aventis - For GPs, clinicians and pharmacists; 6:45pm -

23 June - Arrhythmia Alliance Regional Meetings - South London View the agendas for both patients and clinical staff.

22 June - Stroke study day: Rehabilitation in a ward setting - See flyer for details | For clinicians, hosted by Kingston University and St George's University of London

17 June - Special launch event for Connect Services - Connect, the communication disability network

16-19 June - World Congress of Cardiology Scientific Sessions - Beijing, China

9 June - The future of cardiac commissioning - A meeting for commissioners and medical managers with an interest in cardiovascular health

7-9 June - British Cardiovascular Society Annual Conference and Exhibition - Manchester

7-13 June - Get involved with World Heart Rhythm Week and Know Your Pulse!

7-13 June - Arrhythmia Awareness Week from the Arrhythmia Alliance

27 May - South West London rehab workstream

27 May - Managing stroke patients in primary care - Hosted by Pfizer - For GPs, clinicians and pharmacists; 6:45pm - View presentation

27 May - Guy's and St Thomas' CRT study day - All-day complimentary course on CRT from patient selection, implantation and follow up. Sponsored by St Jude Medical

25 May - Connect: Develop your communication skills and make a difference

25 May - South East London Cardiac clinical reference group

25 May - NHS Lewisham stroke prevention education event - For GPs | View presentations from the day

24 May - The changing face of stroke care: Fast forward - See flyer for details | For healthcare professionals involved in stroke management, hosted by Royal College of Nursing

20 May - Thrombolysis masterclass - From the South East Stroke Research Network, hosted by St George's University of London

20 May - Stroke study day: Nutrition and swallowing in stroke patients - See flyer for details | For clinicians, hosted by Kingston University and St George's University of London

19 May - South West London Stroke clinical reference group

17 May - World Hypertension Day

12 May - Delivering quality standards for stroke - London

12 May - South East and South West London Cardiac and stroke prevention workstream

11 May - NHS London Health Checks update

10 May - Introduction to thrombolysis - From the South East Stroke Research Network, hosted by St George's University of London

7-9 May - 5th European Cardiology Conference for General Practitioners - Dubrovnik, (Croatia)

7 May - South East London rehab workstream meeting

7 May - Heart failure awareness day

6 May - Stroke study day: Critical care of people following an initial stroke - See flyer for details | For clinicians, hosted by Kingston University and St George's University of London

4 May - Pan-London heart failure nurse educational event - Organised by the SLCSN | View event resources

4 May - South East London Cardiac rehab task group

30 April - South West London Cardiac clinical reference group

29 April - South West London stroke study day - For clinicians, see presentations from the event

27 April - South West London cardiac rehabilitation task group

21 April - NHS Lewisham Stroke Commissioning Group

20 April - Acute coronary syndromes and chest pain - hosted by Royal College of Physicians

16-17 April - Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) UK: Life Connections Congress - bringing together passionate people involved in making a difference and saving lives

25 March - South West London Rehabilitation workstream meeting

24 March - National Cardiac Conference
NHS Heart Improvement Programme

25 January 2010 - HEART UK's Familial hypercholesterolaemia conference
Conference presentations | FH toolkit

14 October 2009 - Multidisciplinary Stroke Study Day
St George's Hospital

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