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Forthcoming Events

Forthcoming events

 September 2018

The Physiotherapy Congenital Heart Network Meeting and Educational Day will take place at University Hospital Southampton on Friday 28th September. 
Louisa Nielsen - Cardiothoracic and Adult Congenital Heart Physiotherapy Specialist- has kindly alerted our members to this interesting day - it is a free event. 
Louisa will be finalising the programme very shortly but speakers and presentations already included are:
Louisa Nielsen, Physio – Exercise in the ACH population
Tony Salmon, Consultant cardiologist –Developmental Fontan circulation
Mel Finch, ACH nurse specialist –– Chronic cyanosis
Aisling Carroll, Consultant cardiologist –  An overview of congenital heart conditions
Lucy Gowing, Associate research fellow – The Physical Activity Toolkit and resources
Shelagh Brown, Physiotherapist – The Royal Jubilee project
Caroline Evans, Physiotherapist – Case study
Natalie Scott, Physiotherapist – Multimedia, the new generation
Arthur Yue, Consultant cardiologist – Exercise induced arrhythmias
Sandy Jack, Professor – TBC CPET in the Congenital Heart patient
Tom Pierce Consultant anaesthetist – The anaesthetised and ventilated Single Ventricle patient
This continues to be a free day to help support clinicians working with patients born with congenital heart conditions.


October 2018


BACPR Annual Conference 2018
Celebrating 25 Years of BACPR
In Collaboration with CRIGS
'Improving Performance and Outcomes'


Thursday 4th & Friday 5th October
Venue: Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow (click here)



Save £££s on registration! 
**Early bird rates available until 30th April 2018**
**Join the BHF Alliance at to access an annual learning and development grant allowance** 
**Submit an abstract by 2nd June 2018 - Reduced registration rates for abstract presenters**

 Registration is now open for the 2018 BACPR Annual Conference and we encourage delegates to book soon to take advantage of early bird rates and to avoid disappointment - the last few years have been booked to capacity.  As you'll see from the programme, this year's event promises to be as informative and inspiring as ever.
This year's venue - the iconic 19th century Grand Central Hotel - is ideally located within Glasgow Central Railway Station, which makes it easily accessible from anywhere within the UK.  For the conference, delegates staying within the hotel are eligible for a 15% discount on the hotel's room rate.  For details of the venue, nearby accommodation and travel to Glasgow, visit