Welcome to the LCHU 2018 Conference booking page.

This year follows the journey from antenatal diagnosis to adulthood focusing on Single Ventricle Anatomy.

We will be welcoming our colleagues from Leeds along with European colleagues to speak at the conference.

Please keep an eye out on this page or on Facebook for speaker names.

The event is aimed at professionals working within, or linked to, congenital heart units across the country.

Please note, this booking process is held on the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund Website. 

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Both Days (Doctoral Staff)
£125
‣ Includes Thursday Evening BBQ
‣ £100 without BBQ
‣ BBQ tickets include a complimentary drink.
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Both Days (Other Healthcare Staff)
£95
‣ Includes Thursday Evening BBQ
‣ £70 without BBQ
‣ BBQ tickets include a complimentary drink.
‣ 15% Discount for current students available
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1 Day (Doctoral Staff)
£50
‣ Excludes BBQ
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1 Day (Other Healthcare staff)
£35.00
‣ Excludes BBQ
‣ 15% Discount for current students available
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BBQ
£25
‣ This is to attend the BBQ on Thursday?
‣ BBQ tickets include a complimentary drink.
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Conference Itinerary

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Thursday 7th June

08.30 – 09.15 –  Registration

09.15 – 09.30 –  Welcome

09.30 – 10.00 – Antenatal Diagnosis of Single Ventricle –– Trinette Steenhuis, Consultant Cardiologist, Utrecht, Netherlands.

10.00 – 10.30 – Antenatal Options for Single Ventricle Anatomy – Shuba Barwick, Consultant Cardiologist

10.30 – 11.00 – COFFEE

11.00 – 11.30 – Anaesthesia for the Single Ventricle Patient – Nand Bhatia, Consultant Anaesthetist

11.30 – 12.00 – PDA stent and Hybrid procedures – Jamie Bentham, Consultant Cardiologist

12.00 – 12.30 – Surgical Options Including Sano/BT shunts – Carin Van Doorn, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon.

12.30 – 13.15 – LUNCH

13.15 – 13.45 – Care of the Single Ventricle Patient on PICU – Adam Nicholls, PICU Consultant

13.45 – 14.15 – Time Out, Peer Support – Sian Cooper, PICU Consultant

14.15 – 14.45 – Coffee

14.45 – 15.15 – CT and MRI – Mike Darby and Hamish Walker

15.15 – 15.45 – Workshop 1 (see options)

15.45 – 16.15 – Workshop 2 (see options)

 16.15 – 16.45 – Patient story

16.45 onwards, BBQ and drinks

All workshops will run twice so delegates get the opportunity to attend 2 sessions from below.

Workshops :

  • Home INR testing – Elaine Wooley, Congenital Cardiac Nurse Specialist and Hannah Mitchell, Pharmacist
  • Specialist Nurse involvement in antenatal diagnosis of single ventricle anatomy – Marie Wray, Congenital Cardiac Nurse Specialist
  • Hospice support for families – Michael Tatterton, Martin House Hospice.
  • Congenital conditions case studies – Leila Rittey, Cardiology registrar.

This is a promotional presentation from AbbVie Ltd intended for paediatric healthcare professionals only. This part of the meeting has been organised and funded by AbbVie Ltd.

  • “I’m a healthcare professional, GET ME OUT OF HERE…!!!” – Emma Marshall, Play Specialist

Friday 8th June

08.30 – 09.15 – Registration

09.15 – 09.45 – Glenn and Fontan Surgical Procedures – Osama Jabber, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon

09.45 – 10.15 – Common Arrhythmia’s and Post-Op Pacing – Dominic Hares, Consultant Cardiologist

10.15 – 10.45 – COFFEE

10.45 – 11.15 – Echocardiogram and Warning Signs – Antigoni Deri, Consultant Cardiologist

11.15 – 11.45 – Regional Approach to Single Ventricles – Elspeth Brown, Consultant Cardiologist

11.45 – 12.15 – The Deteriorating Fontan – To be confirmed

12.15 – 13.00 – LUNCH

13.00 – 13.30 –’I’ve hit 16 – what now doc?’  – Damien Cullington, Consultant Cardiologist

13.30 – 14.00 – Workshop 3 (see options)

14.00 – 14.30 – Workshop 4 (see options)

14.30 – 15.00 – Patient Story

15.00 – Close

All workshops will run twice so delegates get the opportunity to attend 2 sessions from below.

Workshops:

  • How social media supports patients and families – Mike Fresson, Congenital Cardiac Nurse Specialist
  • Contraception and pregnancy with a single ventricle anatomy – Jo Quirk, Congenital Cardiac Nurse Specialist and Helen Perry, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Registrar
  • Psychological effects for the patient and families – Sara Matley, Psychologist
  • Pharmaceutical requirements of the single ventricle patient – Theresa Brooks, Pharmacist
  • High-Risk Discharge – Cat Brown, Congenital Cardiac Nurse Specialist

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