Research Impact and Translation Survey Hunter Medical Research Institute is inviting cardiovascular (CV) stakeholders to take part in a survey about translation and impact of cardiovascular (CV) research in Australia. The survey is part of a larger engagement and consultation process to inform the establishment of a National Centre for Impact from Cardiovascular Research and…

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Dear members ACRA unequivocally supports the national level advice on CoVid19 from the Chief Medical Officer https://www.health.gov.au/health-topics/communicable-diseases and encourages members to obtain regular updates from their State Government and Health Departments. ACRA advises services adhere to recommendations and requirements of Local Health Districts and Institutional directives. ACRA recommends continuation of services where possible in a…

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EMBARGO 00:01 Tuesday 9 May 2017 New research from International Collaboration supports Heart Rhythm Charity call for Worldwide AF Screening programmes for people aged 65 and over to cut risk of stroke and death “To save thousands of lives from AF-related strokes screening must be a health priority of National Governments”   Tuesday 9 May,…

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Dear ACRA Members, Please be advised that there are now resources available on the Heart Foundation website to support the ACS guidelines (for use by health professionals). Please feel free to use these resources and disseminate the link below among your networks: http://heartfoundation.org.au/for-professionals/clinical-information/acute-coronary-syndromes. Resources include: PowerPoint presentations for health professionals (Short and longer versions) Treatment…

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CONFERENCE GOAL This programme will focus on the evaluation and treatment of primary tumours of the heart. Topics will cover imaging modalities used in diagnosis, surgical options and operations, chemotherapeutic treatments and options and pathological considerations of sarcomas of the heart. OBJECTIVES By the end of the conference, the participant will be able to: *…

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Dear All, I know many of you are aware of the ground-breaking TEXT-ME study which was published last year, led by Clara Chow. The researchers have now made the finals of the Google Impact Challenge – the only cardiac focused project to feature in there. Please see below for more info and links to voting.…

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The Heart Foundation launched Australian Heart Maps today – which is new data on heart-related hospital admissions that highlights the disturbing gaps between those living in the city and those in regional Australia. A concerning trend among the hotspots was the correlation between access to services, particularly for those considered disadvantaged, and the rates of…

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Free screenings will be available at below locations: Gympie hospital QLD Nambour Hospital QLD Monash Heart Dandenong VIC Monash Heart Clayton VIC Austin Hospital VIC Bendigo Hospital VIC St John of God Frankston VIC Sunshine Hospital VIC Western Hospital VIC Wyong Hospital NSW Gosford Hospital NSW St George Hospital NSW John Hunter Campus – NSW…

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Dear ACRA Members, St Vincent’s Hospital Heart Health launched a new website back in February 2016 which is entirely funded by benefactors who saw a need to provide free, reliable and easy to access information for patients with heart disease! The aim of the website is to educate and assist patients, families and healthcare professionals…

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Dear ACRA Members, We have been invited by the Council of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Health Professionals to view Prof Tiny Jaarsma and Dr Molly Bryne presenting a Webinar held on Monday, 6th June which discussed ‘Sexual Counselling of Cardiac patients’. The recording is available on the ESC web page here: http://www.escardio.org/Guidelines-&-Education/E-learning/Webinar-recordings.

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