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LTC Update Webinar: Heart Failure

This session is aimed at NCL primary care professionals who work with heart failure patients.

This session will cover:

  • When to suspect and how to diagnose heart failure 

  • Treatment pathways, including lifestyle reccomendations

  • Diuretic management vs kidney care

  • When to refer to secondary care 

  • When to start thinking about end of life care 

  • Community support for heart failure patients and access to cardiac rehab across NCL for heart failure patients 

For this session, NCL Training Hub are excited to welcome:

  • Dr Christopher Primus, Consultant Cardiologist & Honorary Senior Lecturer, St Bartholomew’s & University College London Hospitals 

  • Community Heart Failure Nurse (tbc)

  • Dr Beth Freedman (chair), GP and Clinical Lead for LTC Training and Support, NCL Training Hub


NCL Training Hub is coordinating with local consultants, primary care leads, specialist nurses and public health to arrange a series of webinars to provide updates on guidance, pathways and resources to support good care for the conditions within the LTC LCS programme. Events are open to anyone across NCL delivering care for patients with long term conditions. All presenters are keen to address learning needs across the patch. Please complete the “Any questions” boxes when you sign up for any of these events so that we can adapt events to address learning needs. All events will also include a Q&A session.

Sessions will be recorded so please check the NCL Training Hub Website for updates if you miss something.