National conference 2018 : Knowing More Living Better

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Taking place on 27 October 2018 our conference will be held at the Holiday Inn, Liverpool City Centre. We are expected to sell out, so book your tickets today!

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The 2018 National conference will be held on 27 October 2018 at the Holiday Inn, Liverpool City Centre.


Please note that this is a draft programme and may change.

9.30 Registration

10.00 Welcome & housekeeping – Ms Alison Fielding

10.10   Keynote presentation – Mr Andrew Kaponi

10.30   How the heart works, dysfunction and symptoms – Mr Robert Hall

11.15   Coffee break

11.30   Medication for cardiomyopathy (types, symptoms and side effects, medicines optimisation) – Prof Perry Elliott

12.15   Treatment and rare cardiomyopathies

            Devices – Ms Sue Jones

            Surgery – Dr Rob Cooper

            Genetic testing and screening – Dr Helen Cox

            ARVC, LVNC, Restrictive, takotsubo and myocarditis – Dr Antonis Pantazis  

1.00     Lunch and exhibition

2.00     Research and treatment developments – Prof Perry Elliott

2.30     Living with cardiomyopathy (select one session)

Exercise – Prof John Somauroo

Employment – to be confirmed

Welfare benefits – Mr Osian Evans

Emotional wellbeing – Dr Graeme Gillespie

3.10     Comfort break

3.20     Clinical Q&A – Ask the experts

             Professor Somauroo, Professor Elliott, Ms Sue Jones, Dr Gillespie and Dr Cox

4.00     The Cardiomyopathy UK awards – a celebration

4.20     Thank you and close – Ms Alison Fielding



Tickets for the day are £17.50 per person including lunch and refreshments.

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