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BCCA Faculty List:

 

Dr Suhair Omar Shebani
Chairman of BCCA 2016 scientific Committee 

Clinical lead of CHD Echocardiography and Fetal Cardiologist

East Midlands Congenital Heart Disease Centre, Leicester

 

Prof David Anderson
Consultant heart surgeon and professor of children’s heart surgery
Evelina Children’s Hospital, London

 

Prof Robert H. Anderson
Visiting Professorial Felloe
Institute of Genetic Medicine,
Newcastle University

 

Ms Elizabeth Aryeetey
Deputy Head of Children’s Nursing/Lead Nurse for Children’s Cardiac Services
University Hospitals of Leicester

 

Mr David Barron
Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
Birmingham Children’s Hospital

 

Dr Vinay Bhole
Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist
Birmingham Children’s Hospital

 

Dr Giovanni Biglino
Lecturer in Cariovascular bioinformatics and Medical Statistics
Bristol Heart Institute
School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol

 

Dr Aidan Bolger
Lead Cardiologist
Glenfield Hospital,
Leicester

 

Dr Mario Carminati
Director of paediatric cardiology and congenital heart disease
Policlinico San Donato – IRCCS, Milan

 

Mr Antonio F Corno
Consultant Congenital Heart Disease Surgeon and Lead of Research
East Midlands Congenital Heart Disease, Glenfield Hospital,Leicester

 

Dr David Crossland
Consultant Paediatric and ACHD cardiologist
Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

 

Dr Katya De Groote
Consultant paediatric and fetal cardiology
Ghent University Hospital,
Belgium

 

Mark HD Danton
Consultant Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon
Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow

 

Dr Joseph DeGiovanni
Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and EP consultant
BCH Birmingham 

University Hospitals; Birmingham, and Leicester
East Midlands Congenital Heart Disease Centre, Leicester

 

Dr Saran Durairaj
Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist
and CHD Cross sectional Imaging consultant
East Midlands Congenital Heart Disease Centre
Leicester

 

Dr Abdul Karim Duke
Congenital Interventional Cardiologist and Paediatric EP consultant
SKMC, Abu Dhabi and,
East Midlands congenital Heart Disease Centre
Leicester

 

Dr Sabine Ernst
Consultant Cardiologist
Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust,
London

 

Mr Asif Hassan
Consultant Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Freeman Hospital,
Newcastle

 

Dr Lindsey Hunter
Consultant Paediatric & Fetal Cardiologist
Royal Hospital for Children,
Glasgow

 

Ms Suzie Hutchinson
Chief Executive and Service Lead
Little Hearts Matter

Mr Martin Kostolny
Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London

 

Dr Katie Linter
Consultant paediatric cardiology
Glenfield Hospital,
Leicester

 

Prof Jan Marek
Consultant Cardiologist,
Clinical Lead Consultant for Echocardiography and Prenatal Cardiology Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children,
London

 

Dr Luc Mertens
Professor in Paediatrics, University of Toronto
Section Head Echocardiography, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON

 

Dr Gareth Morgan
Congenital Interventional Cardiologist
Colorado Childrens Hospital, Denver

 

Dr Kuberan Pushparajah
Consultant paediatric cardiologist
Evelina Children’s Hospital, London

 

Prof Gwen Rempel
Associate Professor
Athabasca University

 

Prof Gurleen Sharland
Consultant Fetal Cardiology
Evelina London Children’s Hospital

 

Dr Suhair Omar Shebani
Clinical lead of Echocardiography
East Midlands Congenital Heart Disease Centre

 

Mr Simone Speggiorin
Clinical lead and Audit lead for Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester

 

Dr Demetris Taliotis
Interventional Cardiologist
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

 

Dr John Thomson
Consultant Cardiologist
Leeds teaching hospitals NHS trust

 

Dr Sara Thorne
Consultant Cardiologist
University Hospital Birmingham

 

Dr Jan Till
Consultant
Royal Brompton Hospital,
London

 

Mr Victor Tsang
Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London

 

Dr Mark Turner
Consultant Cardiologist
University Hospitals Bristol

 

Dr Orhan Uzun
Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist
University Hospital of Wales

 

Dr Joseph Vettukattil
Co-Director Congenital Heart Center,
Helen DeVos Childrens Hospital,
Michigan

 

Dr Mark Walsh
Consultant Congenital Cardiologist
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children 

 

PECSIG Faculty List:

 

Dr Vinay Bhole

General Paediatric Cardiology

Birmingham Children’s Hospital

 

Dr Frances Bu’Lock

Honorary Reader in Congenital and Paediatric Cardiology

East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre and University of Leicester

 

Elizabeth Didcock

Consultant

Nottingham University Hospital

 

Dr Katie Linter

Consultant paediatric cardiology

Glenfield Hospital, Leicester

 

Dr Shankarnarayana Sadagopan

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

University Hospital Southampton

 

Toni Wolff

Consultant

Nottingham University Hospital

 

BACCNA Faculty List:

 

Karen Duncan

Senior Adult Congenital Heart Liason Nurse

University Hospitals of Leicester

 

Sarah Ellison

Community Matron

Ellesmere Port Community Care Team

 

Linda Griffiths

ACHD Nurse Specialist

Manchester Royal Infirmary

 

Toni Hardiman

Norfolk and Norwich University NHS Trust

 

Jane Hill

ACHD Specialist Nurse

Central Manchester University Hospitals

 

Jo Quirk

Adult Congenital Nurse Specialist

Leeds General Infirmary

 

Lynda Shaughnessy

Clinical Nurse Specialist in ACHD/ Transition

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS FT

 

Lynda Tellett

Clinical Nurse Specialist

University Hospital Southampton

 

Sheena Vernon

Lead Nurse

Bristol Heart Institute

 

Emma Weingart

Advance nurse practitioner

Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT

 

CCNA Faculty List:

 

Basma Al-Metwali

Pharmacy PhD student

Glenfield Hospital/ University Hospitals of Leicester

 

Elizabeth Aryeetey

Deputy Head of Children’s Nursing/Lead Nurse for Children’s Cardiac Service

University Hospitals of Leicester

 

Matthew Daniel

Clinical Psychologist

East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre

 

Kate English

ACHD Consultant

Leeds

 

Kerry Gaskin

Principal Lecturer in Advanced Clinical Practice

University of Worcester

 

Terry Hewitt

Transplant Specialist Nurse

Newcastle

 

Liz Lee

Clinical Psychologist

Leicester

 

Robyn Lotto

Senior Lecturer and Inspire Research Associate

Liverpool John Moores Universtiy

 

Linda O’hare

Cardiac Liaison Nurse

Leicester

 

Prof Gwen Rempel

Associate Professor

Athabasca University

 

Di Robertshaw

Practice Educator – Cardio-Respiratory

Great Ormond street Hospital