Job opportunity: Locum Consultant Cardiologist in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD), Bristol Heart Institute
Applicants should be fully trained in adult congenital cardiology. A subspecialty interest would be welcomed. Bristol provide a 24/7 specialist 1:5 ACHD on call rota.
Applicants should be on, or eligible for inclusion on, the Specialist Register in Cardiology and be on the GMC’s Specialist Register or within 6 months of obtaining CCT at the time of interview. The post is intended as whole-time but applications would be considered from candidates wishing to work part-time.
For further inquiries or to arrange an informal visit please contact Dr Stephanie Curtis, Clinical Lead, on 0117 342 5967.
Closing date: 5th November 2018. Interviews will probably take place in the week commencing 19th November 2018. Visit NHS Jobs website (NB. website is in the process of being updated if you notice any different dates advertised).
BCCA Annual Meeting 2018, 14-15 November 2018, ACC Liverpool - Register now
New BCCA Membership Applications for 2018
If you know of any colleagues who wish to apply for BCCA membership, view application form
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. All new applications received will be submitted for approval/ratification at this year’s BCCA Business Meeting on 14 November 2018. New applications must be received by 12pm, Monday 12 November 2018.
Applications received after this deadline, we cannot guarantee that they will be able to be included in time for ratification at this year’s Business Meeting and will instead be carried over to November 2019. Membership enquiries please contact Azeem Ahmad, BCCA Administrator, Tel: +44 (0)20 7380 1918, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other upcoming courses and events
RCPCH-NIHR Academic Trainees Day, 30 October 2018, RCPCH, London
The RCPCH and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) are hosting a day of talks and networking for aspiring and current paediatric research trainees. The aim of the day is for attendees to develop their knowledge of research careers, support mechanisms and funding pathways, as well as to network with peers. For further information, visit the RCPCH website
3D Echocardiography in Structural Heart Disease, 6 & 7 November 2018, London Marriott County Hall, London
This is a two-day course on the current applications of three dimensional echocardiography in structural heart disease with a strong emphasis on the practical aspects of dataset interrogation and interpretation. A key component of the course will be interactive sessions in which participants can crop and orientate datasets with experienced staff using Philips’ QLAB software on a wide variety of congenital defects. There will also be a session on evaluation of left ventricular function and dyssynchrony and a demonstration of 3D acquisition. The course faculty is from the Department of Congenital Heart Disease, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.
If you are a BCCA Ordinary member, voting in the Council Elections for 2 x Ordinary Council members has now opened. Please look out for your email sent earlier this afternoon by the Electoral Reform Services on behalf of the BCCA. The deadline for voting is 23.59hrs on 31st October 2018.