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Resusitation to Recovery
23 March 2017
A National Framework to improve care of people with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA in England

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National Audit of Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices 2014-15
3 August 2016
This 10th annual report of the National Audit of Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices (CRM Device Audit) describes cardiac device implants in hospitals in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland for the period April 2014 to March 2015.

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Joint statement from Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A) and British Heart Rhythm Society (BHRS)
10 June 2016
The recent announcement of cost savings by the NHS through a national procurement approach should be commended in principle.  However, A-A & BHRS calls for clarification and reassurance that patients and local services will not suffer due to clinical experts not being able to access or provide the most appropriate device for the needs of the specific patient.

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Post-cardiac Device Implantation Movement and Mobilisation Advice Survey
01 March 2016
This survey is being carried out by the Cardiology Research Team at the Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Cambridgeshire.  It is intended for all members of the cardiac rhythm team and concerns the advice that UK cardiac centres give to their patients after cardiac device implantation (PPM, CRT or ICD). 

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Proposed changes to National Tariffs for EP and CIEDs
3 September 2015
As you may be aware, there is a “National Tariff” for EP and device procedures, which is a pricing structure for activity under Payment by Results.

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Statement on Device Malfunction
12 August 2015
Following recent inaccurate media reports on supposedly faulty devices, the following statement is being issued jointly by Arrhythmia Alliance and British Heart Rhythm Society.

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Allied Professional Editorial Programme Competition
15 July 2015
British Heart Rhythm Society has decided to invite new submissions from allied professionals into a competition and is offering two bursaries up to a maximum of £500 to attend Heart Rhythm Congress 2015.

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