THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Dr Louise Coats

Clinical Intermediate Fellow and Honorary Consultant Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Newcastle University and The Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr David Crossland

Consultant Paediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiologist

The Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Antony Hermuzi

Consultant Paediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiologist

The Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

INTERNATIONAL FACULTY

Prof Nico Blom

Professor of Paediatric Cardiology

University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Prof Gerhard-Paul Diller

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiologist

University Hospital Muenster, Germany

Prof Jolien Roos-Hesselink

Director of Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Dr Lucy Roche

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiologist

Toronto General Hospital and University of Toronto, Canada

Prof. Dr Hans Schäfers

Director of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Saarland University Hospital, Germany

Dr Mike Seed

Paediatric Cardiologist and Radiologist

The Hospital for Sick Children and Associate Professor, University of Toronto, Canada 

Prof David Spiegelhalter

Chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication and Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk

Cambridge University

BCCA Faculty

Prof Robert Anderson

Emeritus Professor of Paediatric Cardiac Morphology

UCL GOS Institute of Child Health and University of Newcastle, London and Professional Fellow, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Dr Aaron Bell

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

Evelina London Children’s Hospital

Dr Aidan Bolger

Consultant Cardiologist and Head of Service

Glenfield Hospital, Leicester

Dr Aisling Carroll

Consultant Cardiologist in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

University Hospital Southampton

Dr Bill Chaudhry

Senior Lecturer

Institute of Genetic Medicine Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Dr Adrian Chester

Patient

Dr Jaspal Dua

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiologist 

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool

Mr Fabrizio De Rita

Consultant Congenital Heart Surgeon

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Dr Brian Grant
Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist
Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Ireland
Dr Dominic Hares

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds

Prof Deborah Henderson

Professor of Cardiac Development Institute of Genetic Medicine 

Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Dr Kenneth Hodson

Consultant in Maternal Medicine and Obstetrics

Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Dr Katrijn Jansen

Consultant Congenital Cardiologist

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Prof Alain Fraissé

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals NHS Trust, London

Mr Asif Hasan

Director of Heart and Lung Transplantation

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Mr Tim Jones

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham

Prof Mark Johnson

Consultant Obstetrician

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

Ms Deborah Lawson

Cardiac Liaison Nurse

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Ms Sophie Mansuy

Parent – Case presented by Ms Deborah Lawson

Dr Alan Magee

Consultant Congenital Interventional Cardiologist

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton

Dr Michael Mullen

Consultant Cardiologist

Barts Health NHS Trust Heart Centre, London

Dr Caroline Jones

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool

Dr Sonya Babu-Narayan

Consultant Cardiologist

Royal Brompton Hospital, London

Mr Mohamed Nassar

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Mr Abbas Khushnood

Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist 

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Dr James Oliver

Consultant in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Leeds Teaching Hopsitals NHS Trust, Leeds

Dr John O’Sullivan

Consultant Cardiologist

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Dr Michael Quail

Paediatric Cardiologist

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London

Mr Ed Peng

Consultant Congenital Surgeon

The Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow

Prof Mark Redmond

Consultant Cardiothoracic surgeon

Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Dublin

Mr Len Redpath & Mrs Jackie Redpath

Patient parents

Prof Eric Rosenthal

Consultant Paediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiologist

Evelina London Children’s Hospital, London 

Dr Bejal Pandya

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiologist

Barts Heath NHS Trust, London

Dr Neil Seller

Consultant Peadiatric Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Mr Serban Stoica

Consultant Cardiac Surgeon

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Zdenka Reinhardt

Consultant Paediatric and Transplant Cardiologist

The Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Dr Emma Twigg

Consultant Clinical Psychologist/Joint Service Lead

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool

Dr Niki Walker

Consultant Cardiologist

Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Scotland

Dr Ian Peart

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiologist

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool

CCNA Faculty

Cardiac Social Workers & Psychologists

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 

Joanne Moore

Play Specialist

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 

Ms Lesley Hamilton

Senior Sister

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 

CCNS Freeman Hospital

Newcastle-upon-Tyne 

Mr Scott Rutherford

Patient 

Ms Julie Flett

Transplant Nurse Specialist

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 

BACCNA Faculty

Ms Lorna Carruthers

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Nurse Specialist 

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Ms Linda Griffiths

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Nurse Specialist

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital 

Ms Anna Harrison

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Nurse Specialist 

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool

Dr Bruno Lopez

Visiting Fellow Zurich

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Mrs Debbie McParlin

Fontan Nurse Specialist

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Dr Jenny Paton

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Mrs Jo Quirk

Lead Nurse for Yorkshire & Humber Congenital Heart Disease

Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds 

Ms Maggie Simpson

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Senior Nurse Specialist

Scottish Obstetric Cardiology Network, Glasgow

PECSIG FACULTY

Dr Majd Abu-Harb

Consultant Neonatologist & Paediatric Cardiologist

Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Ms Apoorva Aiyengar

Neonatal Doctor 

Homerton University Hospital, London

Dr Tara Bharucha

Consultant  Paediatric Cardiologist 

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton

Dr Poothirikovil Venugopalan

PECSIG Chair & Consultant Paediatrician with Cardiology Expertise

Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, Brighton

Dr Madhu Podalakur

Consultant Paediatrician with Cardiology Expertise

North Tees University Hospital, Stockton-on-Tees

Dr Narayana Reddy

Cardiology Clinical Fellow

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool

Dr Yogen Singh

Consultant Neonatologist & Expertise in Paediatric Cardiology

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge

Prof Jonathan Wyllie

Consultant Neonatologist

James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

PHYSIOLOGIST DAY

Ms Alison Heads-Baister

Principal Cardiac Physiologist Congenital Heart Unit 

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Mr Tom Banks

Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist/ Clinical Scientist

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Ms Debbie Dashwood

Lead of Fetal and Paediatric Echo Service

University Hospital of Southampton, Southampton

Ms Jan Forster

Consultant Congenital Sonographer

Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds

Dr Katrijn Jansen

Consultant Congenital Cardiologist

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Ms Anna Johnson

Paediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Echocardiographer 

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Mr Stuart Lilley

Cardiac Ultrasound Manager

Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow 

 Ms Jill Wake
Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Prof John Simpson

Professor of Paediatric and Fetal Cardiology

Evelina London Children’s Hospital, London