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British Cardiovascular Society

British Cardiovascular Society

The British Cardiovascular Society is a member of the European Society of Cardiology

United Kingdom, GB



 

The British Cardiovascular Society is a charitable organisation involved in education, the setting of clinical standards and research into heart and circulatory diseases. Its membership is principally UK cardiologists but includes cardiac surgeons, other doctors and healthcare professionals.

The British Heart Foundation is a major national charity which plays a leading role in the fight against heart and circulatory disease and is the largest independent founder of heart research in the UK. The Foundation also plays an important role in funding education, both of the public and of health professionals, and in providing life-saving cardiac equipment and support for rehabilitation and patient care.

Board 2015-2018

President: Dr S. Clarke, FESC
Past-President: Dr I. Simpson, FESC
Secretary: Dr R Henderson
Treasurer: Dr David Walker

Key information

Number of members: 5188
Year of Foundation: 1922
ESC Member since: 1950

Heart is the official journal of the British Cardiovascular Society and has been published since 1939.

Published by BMJ, Heart is an international peer reviewed journal that keeps cardiologists up to date with advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, through 24 issues a year. Topics cover the breadth of cardiovascular disease with special emphasis on valve disease, congenital heart disease, and inherited cardiovascular conditions as well as coronary disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, imaging, epidemiology, global health, genomics and translational science.

Each issue contains original scientific articles with accompanying editorials, reviews of recent advances in clinical and translational cardiovascular science, an extensive EBAC-accredited continuing professional education section (Education in Heart), the Image Challenge series of image-based cases with multiple choice questions, and JournalScan summarizing important papers published in other journals. Fur further information, please visit heart.bmj.co


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Upcoming events

  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 26 - Wednesday 30 August 2017 (5 Days)

    Barcelona - Spain

    Spotlight 2017: 40 Years of PCI

    In-person
    event

  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5 Days)

    Munich - Germany

    In-person
    event