RPS LPF – Recent Advances in the treatment of Congestive Cardiac Failure

14th May 2019 7.00 pm refreshments for 7.30pm start, approximate finish 9pm

John Lister Postgraduate Centre, Wexham Park Hospital (entrance 4) Slough SL3 6LY

The speaker, Dr Constantinos (Dinos) Missouris, currently works as a consultant Cardiologist at Frimley Health NHS Trust. He is a Senior Lecturer at the Imperial School of Medicine and at the Royal London Hospital and a visiting Professor in Cardiology at the University of Cyprus Medical School. He was instrumental in the development of a state of the art cardiac unit at Heatherwood and Wexham Park NHS Trust.

He has performed and published important academic research whilst working in the following internationally renowned units for research into cardiac and cardiovascular diseases, the Blood Pressure Unit, and the department of Cardiological Sciences, St George’s Hospital Medical School and the School of Medicine Imperial College London. During this time, he has explored many methodological approaches to the study of the heart and obtained experience in the diagnosis, epidemiology, treatment and prevention of atheromatous vascular disease. Last year, he gave us an excellent presentation on hypertension at Wexham Park Hospital and is returning to present his promised talk on Heart Failure which will cover the following:

  • Historical perspective
  • Pharmacological Treatment for Congestive Cardiac Failure
  • New drugs in the treatment of CCF
  • Non-pharmacological treatments.

Please book via the RPS website at: https://www.rpharms.com/events?details=3758

Note: This meeting is open to non-members and both members and non-members should register via the RPS website under Thames Valley LPF. If anyone is having problems registering, please contact Jane Nicholson advising that they wish to attend (jane@nicholj.plus.com) and indicating whether they would like refreshments.

NEW Car parking instructions at the hospital – Entrance 4 is to the South side of the Hospital in Wexham Park Lane (marked psychiatry and maternity) off Church Lane. Please note that the car park in front of the Postgraduate Centre is for staff only! The new parking instructions are to turn into Entrance 4 as before and then drive straight ahead, past the single-storey Postgraduate Centre on the right, to the car park barrier ahead of you which is outside the maternity entrance, take a ticket in order to raise the barrier and it is now pay on exit with money or a card.

Attendance Certificates will be provided on the evening, following completion of an assessment form.