Healthy Life Webinars

Healthy heart charity the Cardiovascular Research Trust has launched a regular monthly series of live webinars on healthy life and how to prevent heart disease and related illnesses.

Do please email us if you would like to suggest ideas for topics, questions and speakers for these live sessions

Webinars are free and hosted on Zoom usually at 4pm UK time on the 3rd Monday of each month.

If you wish to make a donation to the Cardiovascular Research Trust you may also do so on our EventBrite page.

These monthly webinars from healthy heart charity the Cardiovascular Research Trust provide updates for clinicians, patients and carers and the public on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of common and serious clinical disorders related to keeping the heart healthy and reducing the risk of other cardiovascular diseases.

The topics are of interest to a wide range of professionals interested in health including clinical trainees, senior clinicians, policy makers, academics and other health professionals.

Webinar Topics

Monday 22 June 2020.  4pm UK time.
Healthy Life Webinar 1. What to do about hypertension?
Chair: Professor Donald Singer, Chair of the Cardiovascular Research Trust and President, FPM, London.
Speakers: Lifestyle measures – Professor Bernard Cheung, University of Hong Kong; Medicines and other ways to treat high blood pressure – Professor Albert Ferro, King’s College, London.

Monday 20 July 2020. 4pm UK time.
Healthy Life Webinar 2. COVID-19 and cardiovascular risk.
Discussants
: Professor Donald Singer, Chair of the Cardiovascular Research Trust and President, FPM, London; Professor Bernard Cheung, University of Hong Kong; Dr Philip Welsby, Associate Editor, Postgraduate Medical Journal, Edinburgh; Mr K P Iyengar, Department of Orthopaedics, Southport District General Hospital; Dr Rajesh Kamath, Prasanna School of Public Health, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India; Dr Prashanth Kulkarni, Consultant Cardiologist, Care Hospitals, Hyderabad, India; Dr Emmanual Fru Nsutebu, Infectious Disease Division, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Friday 21 August 2020. 4pm UK time.
Healthy Life Webinar 3. What to do about overweight?
Discussants: Professor Donald Singer,
Chair of CVRT and President, Fellowship of Postgraduate
Medicine, London, UK: Professor Bernard Cheung, Sun Chieh Yeh Heart Foundation Professor in Cardiovascular Therapeutics, Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong; Ali Crewe-Smith, Chartered Physiotherapist, Impact Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinics, Warwickshire, UK; Emily Vaudin, Community Dietitian, University Hospitals Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, Derby, UK

Monday 28 September 2020.  4pm UK time.
Healthy Life Webinar 4. What to do about  cholesterol?
Moderators: Dr Jan Willem Elte, Gouda, The Netherlands
Professor Donald Singer, Chair of CVRT and President, Fellowship of Postgraduate
Medicine, London, UK
Speakers: Dr Manuel Castro Cabezas, Endocrinologist-Vascular Medicine Specialist, Franciscus Gasthuis & Vlietland Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Dr Anho Liem, Cardiologist, Franciscus Gasthuis & Vlietland Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Discussants: Professor Luis Masana, Director of the Vascular Medicine and Metabolism Unit, University Reus, Tarragona, Spain; Professor Gerald Tomkin, Director, Irish Diabetes Institute, Dublin: Professor Bernard Cheung, Editor-in-Chief, Postgraduate Medical Journal and Sun Chieh Yeh Heart Foundation Professor in Cardiovascular Therapeutics, University of Hong Kong

Monday 2 November 2020
Healthy Life Day  
3pm UK time – Cardiovascular benefits of a healthy life
Chair
: Professor Donald Singer, Chair of CVRT and President, FPM, London; Reversing metabolic syndrome: Michael Lean, Professor of Human Nutrition, University of Glasgow; Sleep and cardiometabolic risk: Franco Cappuccio, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine & Epidemiology, University of Warwick. Discussants: Professor Bernard Cheung, Editor-in-Chief, Postgraduate Medical Journal and Sun Chieh Yeh Heart Foundation Professor in Cardiovascular Therapeutics, University of Hong Kong;  Ali Crewe-Smith, Chartered Physiotherapist, Impact Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinics, Warwickshire, UK

Monday 14 December 2020. 4pm UK time.
Healthy Life Webinar 7. Preventing heart attack.

Monday 18 January 2021. 4pm UK time.
Healthy Life Webinar 8. What to do about angina?

Monday 15 February 2021. 4pm UK time.
Healthy Life Webinar 9. How to treat heart attack?

Monday 22 March 2021. 4pm UK time.
Healthy Life Webinar 10. What to do about atrial fibrillation?
Chair:
Professor Donald Singer, Chair of CVRT and President, FPM, London
Speakers include: New insights into atrial fibrillation:
Svetlana Reilly, Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Science, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford.
Discussants include:
Professor Bernard Cheung, Editor-in-Chief, Postgraduate Medical Journal and Sun Chieh Yeh Heart Foundation Professor in Cardiovascular Therapeutics, University of Hong Kong; CVRT Trustee John Jackson, London, UK – patient perspectives.

Monday 19 April 2021. 4pm UK time.
Healthy Life Webinar 11. Preventing and reducing severity of stroke.

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