Organising Committee

Chief organiser

Dr Chetan Mehta

Consultant Cardiologist

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital NHS FT

Co-organiser

Mr Phil Botha

Consultant cardiac Surgeon

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital NHS FT

Co-organiser

Dr Paul Clift

Consultant Cardiologist

University Hospitals of Birmingham NHS Trust

PECSIG

Chief organiser

Dr Milind Chaudhari

Consultant Cardiologist

Birmingham Women’s and Childrens Hospital NHS FT

Co-organiser

Dr Raghu Krishnamurthy

Consultant Paediatrician with expertise in Cardiology

Walsall Manor Hospital NHS Trust

Co-organiser

Dr Vikranth Venugopalan

Consultant Neonatologist with expertise in Cardiology

Birmingham City and Sandwell Hospital NHS Trust

CCNA

Anita Patel

Ward Sister

Ward 11

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

International Faculty

Prof David Barron

Division Chief, Cardiac Surgery

Hospital for Sick Children, Canada

Dr Yoav Dori,

Pediatric Cardiologist

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA

Dr Tarique Hussain

Pediatric Cardiologist,

UT Southwestern Medical Centre, USA

Dr Damien Kenny

Consultant Congenital Cardiologist

Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, and Mater Hospital, Ireland

Dr Richard Mainwaring

Congenital Heart Surgeon

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Stanford University, USA

Dr Jeremy Moore

Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiologist

UCLA Medical Center, USA

Professor Olivier Raisky

Head of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Necker Sick Children Hospital, France

Dr K Sivakumar

Head of the Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Senior Consultant

The Madras Medical Mission Hospital, India

Dr Sara Thorne

Adult Cardiologist

 UHN, Canada

Dr Peter Zartner

Head of Cathlab

Paediatric Hospital of the University of Bonn, Germany

BCCA Faculty

Professor Robert Anderson

Honorary Consultant

Birmingham Children’s Hospital, UK

Dr Sonya Babu-Narayan

Consultant Cardiologist,

Royal Brompton Hospital, UK

Prof Elijah Behr

Cardiovascular Medicine and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist,

St George’s Hospital, London UK

Dr Vinay Bhole

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist,

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, UK

Dr Phil Botha

Consultant Congenital Cardiac Surgeon

Birmingham Children’s Hospital, UK

Mr William Brawn

Honorary Consultant Congenital Heart Surgeon,

Birmingham Children’s Hospital, UK

Professor Massimo Caputo

Professor of Congenital Cardiac Surgery

University of Bristol, UK

Dr Ashish Chikermane

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

Birmingham Children’s Hospital, UK

Dr Paul Clift

Consultant Cardiologist

University Hospital Birmingham, UK

Dr David Crossland

Consultant Paediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiologist

Freeman Hospital, UK

Dr Adrian Crucean

Specialty Doctor in Congenital Heart Surgery

Birmingham Women’s And Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Dr Tarak Desai

Paediatric Cardiologist

Birmingham Children’s Hospital, UK

Dr Harshil Dhutia

Consultant Cardiologists

Glenfield Hospital

Mr Nigel Drury

Hunterian Professor and Consultant in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery

Birmingham Children’s Hospital and University of Birmingham, UK

Dr  Kerry Gaskin

Head of Department for Midwifery

University of Worcester, UK

Dr Lucy Hudsmith

Consultant Cardiologist

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, UK

Dr Caroline Jones

Consultant Cardiologist and Clinical Lead

AlderHey Children’s Hospital

Dr Juan Pablo Kaski

Associate Professor of Paediatric Inherited Cardiology

Great Ormond Street Hospital and University College London, UK

Miss Natasha Khan

Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Clinical lead for Cardiac Surgery

Birmingham Women’s And Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Dr Sachin Khambadkone

Consultant in Paediatric Cardiology

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Dr Abbas Khushnood

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist & Transplant Physician NCHDA Clinical Lead, NICOR    Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK

Dr  Simon McGuirk

Consultant Interventional Radiologist

Birmingham Children’s hospital, UK

Dr Karen McLeod

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

Royal Hospital for Sick Children, UK

Dr Chetan Mehta

Consultant Cardiologist

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, UK

Dr Juan Pablo Kaski

Associate Professor of Paediatric Inherited Cardiology

Great Ormond Street Hospital and University College London

Dr Guido Pieles

Consultant Paediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiologist

Bristol Heart Institute, UK

Dr Kuberan Pushparajah

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

Evelina London Children’s Hospital, UK

Sandra Ramsey

Parent

Dr Anna Seale

Consultant Paediatric and Fetal Cardiologist

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, UK

Prof John Simpson

Professor of Paediatric and Fetal Cardiology

Evelina London Children’s Hospital, UK

Dr Oliver Stumper

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

Birmingham Women’s And Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Dr Niki Walker

Consultant Cardiologist

 Golden Jubilee National Hospital, UK

PECSIG Faculty

Dr Bikash Bhojnagarwala

Consultant Neonatologist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, UK

Dr Sarah Boynton

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Leeds Teaching Hospital, UK

Dr Ashish Chikermane

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, UK

Dr Adrian Crucean 

Specialty Doctor in Congenital Heart Surgery, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, UK

Mr  Ram Dhannapuneni

Consultant Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, UK

Prof Alain Fraisse

Consultant Paediatric and Interventional Cardiologist, Royal Brompton Hospital London, UK

Dr Kalyan Gurusamy

Neonatal Consultant, New Cross Hospital, UK

Dr Sajeev Job

Consultant Neonatologist, Addenbrookes Hospital, UK

Dr Sandeep Kapoor

Consultant Paediatrician, Scunthorpe General Hospital, UK

Dr Raghu Krishnamurthy

Consultant Paediatrician, Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

Prof Satyan Lakshminrusimha

Professor and Chair, Department of Paediatrics, Paediatrician-in-Chief, UC Davis Children’s Hospital, Califonia

Dr Paul Miller

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, UK

Dr Cho Ng

Consultant Intensivist, Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK

Dr Zdenka Rheinhardt

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist and Transplant Physician, Freeman Hospital, UK

Dr Shankar Sadagopan

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, University Hospital Southampton, UK

Prof Yogen Singh

Consultant Neonatologist with expertise in Paediatric Cardiology, University of Cambridge, UK

Dr Greg Skinner

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre, UK

Dr Poothirikovil Venugopalan

Deputy Course Leader, Paediatrics and Child Health, and Cardiology, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UK

Dr Vikranth Venugopalan

Consultant Neonatologist with expertise in Paediatric Cardiology, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

BACCNA Faculty List

Dr James Anthony

Clinical Nurse Specialist – Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Edward Callus

Clinical Psychologist, psychotherapist

University of Milan and IRCCS Policlinico San Donato Hospital and European Congenital Heart Disease Organisation 

George Pennance

Patient

Sam Pennance

Parent

Dr Nicky Pope

ACHD Lead Nurse Specialist

University Hospitals Birmingham

Mrs Maggie Simpson

Advanced Clinical Nurse Specialist

Golden Jubilee National Hospital

PCCNA Faculty List

Afeda Ali

Consultant PICU

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, UK

Kathryn Butler

Cardiac Nurse Specialist

Birmingham Children’s Hospital, UK

Pippa Cairns

Staff Nurse

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, UK

Dr Kerry Gaskin

Principle Lecturer in Advanced Clinical Practice and Head of Department Midwifery and CPD

Three Counties Scholl of Nursing and Midwifery and University of Worcester, UK

Cillian Gray

Cardiac Adolescent and Transition Clinic Nurse Specialist

Great Ormond street Hospital, UK

Samantha Haslem

Deputy Ward Sister

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, UK

Gill Holliday

Senior Cardiac Nurse Specialist

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, UK

Kelly Jones

Ward Sister

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, UK

Jacqueline Nisbett

Cardiac Nurse Specialist

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, UK

Margaret Maye

Palliative Clinical Nurse Specialist

Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Acorns Children’s Hospice

Aishah Mughal

Medical Student

University of Birmingham, College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Amber Oliver

Placement, Preceptorship and Clinical Skills Facilitator

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, UK

Anita Patel

Ward Sister

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, UK

Michèle Puckey

Consultant Paediatric Clinical Psychologist and Deputy Lead Clinician for Safeguarding in Paediatrics

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Mary Salama

Consultant Paediatrician

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Jane Storor

Staff Nurse

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, UK

Michelle Wakelin

Surgery B Flow / Education Sister

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Physiologist Faculty List

Ms Sarah Edwards

Cardiac Physiologist

Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Mrs Jan Forster

Consultant Congenital Sonographer

Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust

Dr Saleha Kabir

Senior Chief Cardiac Physiologist and Lead of Paediatrics and Advanced Imaging

Evelina London Children’s Hospital

Mr Martin Nelson

Principle Echocardiographer

Bristol Heart Institute

Dr Tristan Ramcharan

ST8 Paediatric Cardiology

Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Ms Isabel Ribeiro

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

Ms Alex Savis

Senior Chief Cardiac Physiologist and Physiologist Lead in Research and Training

Evelina London Children’s Hospital