Programme: Heart and circulation policy symposium at RIBA – 7th December 2017


9am Registration and coffee

9.50am  Welcome

Session 1
Chair: Professor Allister Vale, University of Birmingham

Controlling hypertension
Professor Bernard Cheung, University of Hong Kong, Editor, Postgraduate Medical Journal

Cardiovascular heart disease prevention in everyday clinical practice – can we do better?
Professor Kornelia Kotseva, Imperial College, London

11am Coffee

Session 2
Chair, Professor Donald Singer, London

Mediterranean Diet to prevent heart disease
Professor Ramon Estruch, University of Barcelona, Spain

Discussion Panel 1: Preventing heart disease
Professor Bernard Cheung, Professor Kornelia Kotseva, Professor Ramon Estruch
Chair: Dr David Slovick, London

12.45pm  Lunch

Session 3
Co-chairs, Prof Donald Singer and Dr David Slovick

2.00pm                        |
How fit for purpose is UK Party policy on preventing heart and circulatory disease?
Professor Donald Singer, FPM, London

Personalising heart medicines to improve cardiovascular health: is precision medicine always cost-effective versus one-size-fits-all medicine?
Professor Ken Redekop, Erasmus University, The Netherlands

Heart Surgery in developing countries
Mr Wade Dimitri, University of Warwick

3.30 pm  Coffee

Session 4
Chair, Professor Donald Singer, London

4.00 pm
Carotid disease and stroke prevention
Professor Alison Halliday, University of Oxford

4.30 pm
Discussion panel 2: Gaps in policy to prevent heart and vascular disease
Professor Ken Redekop, Mr Wade Dimitri, Professor Alison Halliday
Chair: Donald Singer, London

5.00 pm  Close