Call For Expressions of Interest: Research and Development Working Group Members

Call For Expressions of Interest: Research and Development Working Group Members

17th May 2024

We would like to invite expressions of interest from BCIS members keen to have a role in the continued development of our Society by contributing to the work of the Research and Development Working Group.

Research and Development Working Group Members:

The Research and Development Group is responsible for coordinating Research and Development activities within the Society. These activities include the BCIS literature review service, development of new research ideas from members and the BCIS Young Investigator Award.

The positions are for a 3-year term.

Upcoming posts:

Lead of the Structural Research Sub-Group:
Lead of Structural Heart Disease will automatically become co-opted to the Structural Working Group and replace incumbent Dr Patrick Calvert. The remit of the research specialty groups is to stimulate new clinical research and trials in disease areas of unmet need, and to support the development of research ideas from BCIS members.

Lead Literature Review Project:
We are looking for enthusiastic members with special responsibility for literature review project for quarterly literature reviews with the assistance from Dr Natalia Briceno.  Please find a link  here to previous literature reviews.

Research Nurse Representative
Member without Portfolio

Applications are open to all members of BCIS. Candidates should normally have some experience of research, be able to demonstrate experience of committee work and have good organisational abilities.

Application

Application is by self-nomination with a supporting statement from the candidate of no more than 500 words. The closing date is Friday 14th June at 5pm. Applications to be made via the form at the bottom of this page. If you have any queries, please contact Professor Vijay Kunadian (R&D lead) at Vijay.Kunadian@newcastle.ac.uk or Dr Gerald Clesham (Hon Sec) at Gerald.Clesham@nhs.net.

BCIS Secretariat, Millbrook Medical Conferences Ltd
Unit 8, Midland Court, Central Park, Lutterworth
Leicestershire LE17 4PN

Sorry, the deadline has passed for self-nomination and we will not longer be taking applications for these positions.

Call For Expressions of Interest: CONSULTANT SUPERVISORS For Educational Forums (July 2024 – December 2024)

Call For Expressions of Interest: CONSULTANT SUPERVISORS For Educational Forums (July 2024 – December 2024)

11th December 2023

Dear BCIS Consultants,

The BCIS educational forum has now been successfully running for over two years and has been a great success with high numbers attending the live stream and watching on-demand after the session. The sessions address the JRCPTB higher specialist interventional cardiology curriculum.

We are now looking for expression of interest for more Consultants to supervise the Trainee speaker to continue the delivering high-quality sessions for all BCIS members to enjoy. The sessions last for 1 hour in total and start at 19:00 on the second Tuesday of the month. We are looking for Consultants to supervise sessions starting from July – December 2024.

Please submit your expression of interest by means of email BCIS@millbrookconferences.co.uk along with details of your current hospital.

Sam McGrath, BCIS Trainee Representative

Call For Expressions of Interest: Trainee Speakers For Educational Forums (February 2024 – July 2024)

Call For Expressions of Interest: Trainee Speakers For Educational Forums (February 2024 – July 2024)

18th September 2023

Dear all,

The BCIS educational forum has now been successfully running for over two years and has been a great success with high numbers attending the live stream and watching on-demand after the session. The sessions address the JRCPTB higher specialist interventional cardiology curriculum.

We are now looking for expression of interest for more trainee speakers (February 2024 – July 2024) to continue delivering high-quality sessions for all BCIS members to enjoy. The sessions last for 1 hour in total and start at 19:00 on the second Tuesday of the month.

Please submit your expression of interest by means of email BCIS@millbrookconferences.co.uk including your training grade and hospital by Monday 30th October.

Kind regards,

Sam McGrath, BCIS Trainee Representative

Call For Expressions of Interest: AHP Working Group Member Without Portfolio

Call For Expressions of Interest: AHP Working Group Member Without Portfolio

10th February 2023

Dear BCIS AHP member,

We would like to invite expressions of interest from BCIS members keen to have a role in the continued development of our Society by contributing to the work of the AHP Group.

Allied Health Professional Working Group Member Without Portfolio (5 posts)

We are looking for dedicated, enthusiastic and experienced allied health professionals to join the Group and play a key role in its various activities including: organisation of the BCIS AHP Summer Meeting; ACI – AHP sessions. You can find out more details about the Allied Health Professionals Group on the BCIS website where there is a dedicated AHP area.

The tenure for the role is for three years, with immediate start upon appointment.

Person Specification

Qualifications: Relevant professional qualification for discipline.

Experience: Relevant experience in interventional cardiology practice. As a guide, indicative experience of eight years post qualification with at least five years working within interventional cardiology desirable. Minimum of two years at senior level.

Other: an interest in teaching and education is essential with an expected commitment to take part in sessions during the AHP Summer meeting and ACI. Experience of delivering talks / leading teaching sessions is desirable. Must be an allied health professional and BCIS member.

We are looking for enthusiastic members who have novel ideas to develop the goals of the AHP group and BCIS for the future.

Application

Application is by self-nomination, with reference to the person specification above. A supporting statement from the candidate, no more than 1 side of A4, which specifically addresses their suitability for the role must accompany self-nomination in order for the application to be valid.

Feel free to pass on details to other AHP colleagues who may be interested. If your colleague(s) is not currently a member of BCIS, they would be very welcome to join. Click here for further details. Membership of BCIS is required for the posts.

These applications will be scored by a panel consisting of the AHP Chair, currently Sarah Carson, together with other members of BCIS Council. Successful candidates will be chosen based upon the best scores.

The deadline for applications is Friday 3rd March at 5pm.

Informal enquiries are welcome – please contact any member of the Working Group or alternatively, please contact the Group via bcis@millbrookconferences.co.uk.

Best wishes,

Sarah Carson

AHP Working Group Lead

BCIS Secretariat, Millbrook Medical Conferences Ltd
Unit 8, Midland Court, Central Park, Lutterworth
Leicestershire LE17 4PN

Call For Expressions of Interest: Trainee Speakers For Educational Forums

Call For Expressions of Interest: Trainee Speakers For Educational Forums

3rd February 2023

Dear all,

The BCIS educational forum has now been running for over 18 months and has been a great success, with high numbers attending live in-person and watching on-demand after. The sessions address the Joint Royal College of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB) higher specialist interventional cardiology curriculum.

We are now looking for expressions of interest (by means of reply email BCIS@millbrookconferences.co.uk) for more trainee speakers (June 2023 onwards) to continue delivering high-quality sessions for all BCIS members to enjoy. The sessions last for one hour in total and start at 19:00 on the second Tuesday of the month.

Kind regards,

Sam McGrath, BCIS Trainee Representative

Call For Expressions of Interest: Research and Development Working Group Member (2 posts)

Call For Expressions of Interest: Research and Development Working Group Member (2 posts)

2nd February 2023

Dear BCIS member,

We would like to invite expressions of interest from BCIS members keen to have a role in the continued development of our Society by contributing to the work of the Research and Development Working Group.

Research and Development Working Group Member (2 posts)

The Research and Development Group is responsible for coordinating Research and Development activities within the Society. These activities include the BCIS literature review service, development of new research ideas from members and the BCIS Young Investigator Award.

We are looking for enthusiastic members who wish to contribute to the group. Applications are open to all members of BCIS. Candidates should normally have some experience of research, be able to demonstrate experience of committee work and have good organisational abilities.

The positions are for a 3-year term.

Application

Application is by self-nomination with a supporting statement from the candidate of no more than 500 words. The closing date is 5pm on Wednesday 1st March 2023. Applications to be made via the form at the bottom of this page. If you have any queries, please contact Professor Vijay Kunadian (R&D lead) at Vijay.Kunadian@newcastle.ac.uk or Dr Gerald Clesham (Hon Sec) at Gerald.Clesham@nhs.net.

With kind regards,

Dr Gerald Clesham

Honorary Secretary, BCIS

BCIS Secretariat, Millbrook Medical Conferences Ltd
Unit 8, Midland Court, Central Park, Lutterworth
Leicestershire LE17 4PN

Call For Expressions of Interest: BCIS Trainees Course

Call For Expressions of Interest: BCIS Trainees Course

11th January 2023

Dear BCIS member,

Are you and your team enthusiastic about trainee education? Could you deliver one day of interactive informative education? Are you interested in the educational development of the trainee members of our Society? If so, we would like to invite you to submit an expression of interest to host the Trainees Summer Meeting in 2023.

Each year, the BCIS TEG (Teaching and Education Group) Working Group run a popular face to face training day for interventional fellows. Last year, Bournemouth very ably hosted this for us, thank you Peter and your team.

The programme for 2023 has not yet been developed, but previously worked best with a mixture of in-house and external faculty and has been hosted in a nearby hotel (although a hospital venue is an option) which is looked after by Millbrook Medical Conferences.

It is intended that the successful centre will join a ZOOM meeting with the TEG Working Group to agree a date, the content of the programme and their role in it.

 

Application

Application is by self-nomination along with a supporting statement from the centre. This should be no more than 500 words, and include the details of what you and your unit can bring to the TEG Working Group and its summer meeting. Centres will be judged by prior experience and effectiveness of delivery, range of subjects covered, and ease of delegates to get to venue.

Applicants are welcome to upload a suggested draft agenda, but this is optional.

If you are enthusiastic to take this on, please complete the form at the bottom of the page by Friday, 3 February 2023 at 5 PM, including a statement in support of your application.

If you have any questions relating to this role, please feel free to contact me for further information (brian.clapp@gstt.nhs.uk).

With kind regards,

Brian Clapp

Responsibility for Training Education

BCIS TEG

BCIS Secretariat, Millbrook Medical Conferences Ltd
Unit 8, Midland Court, Central Park, Lutterworth
Leicestershire LE17 4PN

Call For Expressions of Interest: VALVE FOR LIFE UK LEAD

Dear BCIS member,

Are you and your team enthusiastic about trainee education? Could you deliver one day of interactive informative education? Are you interested in the educational development of the trainee members of our Society? If so, we would like to invite you to submit an expression of interest to host the Trainees Summer Meeting in 2023.

Each year, the BCIS TEG (Teaching and Education Group) Working Group run a popular face to face training day for interventional fellows. Last year, Bournemouth very ably hosted this for us, thank you Peter and your team.

The programme for 2023 has not yet been developed, but previously worked best with a mixture of in-house and external faculty and has been hosted in a nearby hotel (although a hospital venue is an option) which is looked after by Millbrook Medical Conferences.

It is intended that the successful centre will join a ZOOM meeting with the TEG Working Group to agree a date, the content of the programme and their role in it.

 

Application

Application is by self-nomination along with a supporting statement from the centre. This should be no more than 500 words, and include the details of what you and your unit can bring to the TEG Working Group and its summer meeting. Centres will be judged by prior experience and effectiveness of delivery, range of subjects covered, and ease of delegates to get to venue.

Applicants are welcome to upload a suggested draft agenda, but this is optional.

If you are enthusiastic to take this on, please complete the form at the bottom of the page by Friday, 3 February 2023 at 5 PM, including a statement in support of your application.

If you have any questions relating to this role, please feel free to contact me for further information (brian.clapp@gstt.nhs.uk).

With kind regards,

Brian Clapp

Responsibility for Training Education

BCIS TEG

BCIS Secretariat, Millbrook Medical Conferences Ltd
Unit 8, Midland Court, Central Park, Lutterworth
Leicestershire LE17 4PN