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News from Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital in 2019

Come and join our OUTSTANDING Team

Interested in joining our Outstanding Trust? Find out more about working at LHCH at our Nursing Recruitment Open Day on Saturday 11th January 2020 at 10am in the LHCH Conference Room.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

LHCH Outstanding Awards 2019

Congratulations to all the nominees of this year’s ‘Best of the Best’ LHCH Outstanding Awards 2019. All the winning and highly commended individuals/teams were presented with their awards at our annual awards event on Friday 29th November.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Professor Rod Stables Appointment

Professor Rod Stables has been appointed to the role of Clinical Lead for the British Heart Foundation Clinical Research Collaborative. This vital role will provide the essential clinical leadership to support the planning and delivery of world-class clinical research in all aspects of cardiovascular disease.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Award-winning BBC Two documentary Hospital returns to Merseyside

BBC Two today announces that Label1 will be returning to Merseyside for series five of award-winning documentary series Hospital. Filming across several Trusts in Liverpool, including Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the programme will air on BBC Two next year.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Physician Associate Supervisor of the year

We're delighted that Dr Sarah Sibley, Respiratory Consultant, has been named Physician Associate Supervisor of the Year at the Royal College of Physicians' Faculty of Physician Associates 4th National CPD Conference.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Patients to benefit from new cardio-oncology service

Patients with possible heart conditions are set to benefit from a new joint cardio-oncology service being established by Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital (LHCH) and Clatterbridge Cancer Centre (CCC).

Monday, October 14, 2019

LHCH welcomes eminent cardiologist for visiting lecture

LHCH was delighted to welcome eminent cardiologist Professor Tatjana Potpara this week, to deliver a key visiting lecture critically reviewing the field of atrial fibrillation and to talk about her latest work.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

New study reveals ‘smart’ approach to detecting common heart condition

A new study, presented as ‘Late Breaking Science’ at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) annual congress and published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, highlights the feasible use of mobile health (mHealth) devices to help with the screening and detection of a common heart condition.

Monday, September 2, 2019

New funding for screening services to detect heart conditions

New grant funding for Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital could help detect life-threatening inherited heart conditions such as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM, in hundreds more people across Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales.

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Invitation to Forthcoming Events

This autumn, Join us for our Combined General Meeting of Council of Governors and Annual Members' Meeting 2019 at LHCH or our Healthy Lungs event in Wrexham.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Aorta: Structure to Rupture

The 2nd annual meeting of the Liverpool Aortic Biomechanics and Biochemistry (LABB) Research Group, takes place on Wed 25th September with the aim of bringing together clinicians, engineers and life scientists to explore state-of-the-art in aortic pathology research.

Monday, July 29, 2019

Ivacaftor May Reduce Common Infections in Patients with CF

Patients with cystic fibrosis who take ivacaftor appear to have fewer respiratory infections over time than those not taking the drug, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

LHCH Ranked Top for Speaking Up

The National Guardian’s Office has launched a new Freedom to Speak Up Index – a benchmarking tool that enables trusts to understand the importance of fostering a positive speaking up culture.

Thursday, July 11, 2019