Education & Training

Education & Training

Regular Teaching

Listing of training opportunities available to all our network colleagues. Please click on tab to see more.
Formal Echo Teaching (Mondays 12:30-13:30)
Paediatric CHD Teaching (Tues, Weds & Thurs)
ACHD Education - Clinical Cases Series (Last Tues)


The sessions will be based around a case with discussion around the finer details of assessment with echo.

Suitable for: Anyone who is learning echo or would like to refresh their knowledge

Organised by: Senior Echocardiography colleagues from the Royal Brompton

Microsoft Teams meeting
Join on your computer, mobile app or room device
Click here to join the meeting (meeting link for Monday Echocardiography Teaching)
Meeting ID: 319 172 472 710
Passcode: x5m2PG


Hosted by: ACHD Department at GSTT

Suitable for: Everyone in the ACHD Network

Cost: Free online. Register via link or scan QR code

For more information: Email or

Programme for 2024/25

30/04/2024:   Pregnancy and ACHD   Dr Hannah Douglas, Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospitals

28/05/2024:   Systemic RV in ACHD   Dr Elena Surkova, Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals

25/06/2024:   Echo in Neonatal Cardiac Emergencies   Alex Savis, Evelina London Children’s Hospital

30/07/2024:   Coarctation of the Aorta   Dr Sophia Yong, Evelina, Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospitals

24/09/2024:   Tetralogy of Fallot   Joane Daradar, Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals

29/10/2024:   Surgical options for congenital aortic valve disease   Ms Ana Redondo & Mr Conal Austin, Evelina, Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospitals

26/11/2024:  Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Care in CHD   Dr Fernando Riesgo Gil, Royal Brompton & Harefield

28/01/2025:  Ebstein’s Anomaly     Dr Marina Hughes, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals

25/02/2025:  Patent Ductus Arteriosus     Noelle Wolvaardt, Royal Papworth Hospital

25/03/2025:  Non-invasive & Invasive Assessment of Pulmonary Hypertension in CHD     Dario Freitas & Dr Natali Chung, Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospitals

Calendar listing

In addition to training from within our CHD Network, we signpost any training we are aware of from other CHD Networks, and conferences from around the world. As we do not manage all of these, please always refer to the contact details listed.

Neonatal & Paediatric ECG & Arrhythmia Course

Course Directors:

P Venugopalan, PEC, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

S Raina, PEC, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, Essex

Date: Friday 14 June 08:30-17:15


Paediatric, Neonatal, PICU and Emergency Paediatric Consultants and Trainees, Allied Healthcare Professionals who deal with children and babies, CAMHS professionals who are faced with the task of reviewing ECGs

Course Fee: £99

Registration and Information: Please email

The 21st London Congenital Heart Disease Course

Organised by: Royal Brompton Hospital, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Barts Health NHS Trust (One Heart CHD Network) and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Lifelong CHD Network).

Date: 17- 26 June 2024

Audience: All nurses with a good foundational knowledge plus clinical experience, allied healthcare professionals and
healthcare scientists involved in the care of children and adults with congenital heart disease are welcome
to attend.

Email contact:

Improving Practice for Congenital Heart Disease

Organised by: Newcastle Clinical Skills Academy

Date: Running every Friday from 07 June to 05 July 2024

Audience: Appropriate for a range of healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD)

Cost: £495

Paediatric Arrythmia Study Day

Organised by: Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals

Date: Thursday 15 August 2024 0900-1630 on MS Teams

Audience: Suitable for paediatric nurses and allied health professionals