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July 2021 Br J Cardiol 2021;28(3) Online First

Correspondence: Female medical students’ perspective on barriers to pursuing a career in cardiology

Female medical students’ perspective on barriers to pursuing a career in cardiology...

July 2021 Br J Cardiol 2021;28(3) Online First

Correspondence: Evaluating the use of a mobile device for detection of atrial fibrillation in primary care

Evaluating the use of a mobile device for detection of atrial fibrillation in primary care...

June 2021

Freedom from failure campaign aims to raise awareness of heart failure

The British Journal of Cardiology is pleased to support the British Society of Heart Failure’s (BSH’s) important new campaign ‘Freedom from failure’. Its aim, according to the society, is to create "a movement to embed heart failure as a serious but treatable long-term condition into the consciousness of the public, policymakers and ultimately, healthcare systems"....

June 2021

Book review – Cutting it: real-life tales of general and vascular surgery

Author: Kevin Lafferty Publisher: Powerhouse Publications, 2021 ISBN: 978-1838349004 Price £7.73...

April 2021 Br J Cardiol 2021;28:53

Dr John Pittard

We report, with great sadness that our friend, Dr John Pittard, has died peacefully at home after a long illness, borne with incredible courage....

March 2021

BJC and SCTS announce partnership

We are delighted to announce a partnership between the British Journal of Cardiology (BJC) and the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland (SCTS)....

March 2021

Adrian Brady joins BJC editorial board

We are delighted to welcome Professor Adrian Brady to our editorial board....

February 2021

BJC and BSH announce partnership

We are delighted to announce a partnership between the British Journal of Cardiology (BJC) and the British Society for Heart Failure (BSH)....

February 2021 Meeting report

News from the BSH 23rd Annual Autumn Meeting: 2020 vision for heart failure

New perspectives in heart failure management and the development of the multidisciplinary workforce was the focus of the 23rd Annual Autumn Meeting of The British Society for Heart Failure (BSH) ‘2020 vision for heart failure’. Held on 26th–27th November 2020, the meeting was hosted for the first time in a virtual space, which resembled the traditional home of the conference, the QE II Centre in London. Dr Alexandra Abel reports selected highlights from the meeting....

January 2021 Br J Cardiol 2021;28:40

Correspondence

Variations in surgical technique for permanent pacemaker implantation in West Midlands Dear Sirs, Around 34,000 permanent pacemakers are implanted in England annually.1 With an increasingly ageing population, the rate of implantation is rising at an estimated rate of 4.7% per decade.2 However, there are no standardised guidelines on the surgical techniques for permanent pacemaker insertion. This has led to variability in practice among cardiologists across the country....

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