• Getting the best from the Heart Team: Guidance for the structure and function of cardiac multidisciplinary meetings
    Today the British Cardiovascular Society, together with the Association for Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care, the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society, the British Heart Valve Society and the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery published a guidance document on the structure and function of cardiac multidisciplinary meetings (MDMs). The purpose of Getting the best from the Heart Team:…
  • NICE report on the impact cardiovascular disease management
    The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has today published a report highlighting progress made by the health and care system in implementing NICE guidance on cardiovascular disease (CVD) management. Alongside the report, Prof Simon Ray, President of the British Cardiovascular Society, provides insights on the key findings about our role in improving…
  • BCS Review of ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines: 2020
    In 2020, new clinical practice guidelines were published by the European Society of Cardiology. The BCS Clinical Standards Group has reviewed the guidelines and written short summaries with a focus on what is new and any important differences from UK NICE guidance. 2020 ESC Guidelines for:Management of Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) By Dr Jayant…
  • CaReMe Heart Failure in Adults: Diagnosis & Management Algorithm
    CaReMe has today released the Heart Failure Management Algorithm Modified from: Management algorithm for NICE Guideline “Chronic Heart Failure in Adults: diagnosis & management” https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng106 About CaReMe CaReMe is a collaboration between the British Cardiovascular Society, the Renal Association and the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists. The three professional Societies, along with the Primary Care…
  • Enhanced Follow Up for Patients with Trifecta Aortic Valve Bioprostheses: A Statement from BHVS, SCTS and BCS
    Statement following a Medical Device Alert issued by the MHRA