Upcoming webinars

Upcoming webinars

Living with Fontan: a webinar series

This webinar series is aimed at Fontan patients and parents/carers of young Fontan patients.

Date: Wednesday 14 September
Time: 5pm - 6.30pm

How to join

This webinar will be taking place via Zoom. To join, please click here a few minutes before the event begins. 


5pm - 5.05pm Welcome and introduction Pauline Velasco and Hajar Habibi
5.05pm - 5.20pm  Nutrition and diet Ms Alice Gordan
5.20pm - 5.35pm Anticoagulation - why and what? 

Dr Ee Ling Heng

5.35pm - 5.50pm Understanding my investigations Dr Harith Alam
5.50pm - 6pm Hello from Little Hearts Matter Ms Lorna Carruthers
6pm - 6.30pm Q&A Dr Claudia Montanaro

Education sessions: Managing adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD)

These free education sessions are jointly organised by Guy's and St Thomas Hospital, Evelina London Children's Hospital and Royal Brompton Hospital clinical nurse specialists. They are aimed at nurses, nurse associates and any other healthcare professionals caring for ACHD patients.

The sessions will be held as hybrid events via Microsoft Teams and in person.

Register for the sessions:

For any questions, please email H.Habibi@rbht.nhs.uk or Nathalie.Picaut@gstt.nhs.uk.

Past webinars

Topic: Covid-19: pregnancy and ACHD | Date: Monday 1 February 2021

Speakers and topics included: 

  • Conversation with: Prof Johnson (Consultant Obstetrician)
  • Dr Montanaro (Consultant Cardiologist)
  • Ms Habibi  (ACHD Clinical Nurse Specialist)
  • Covid-19 and pregnancy, Shielding,  Vaccination, pregnancy planning during COVID
  • Q&A session

Those who were not able to attend can watch a video recording of the event here using the passcode: FWuxY4P$

Topic: Covid-19 and beyond  | Date: Monday 9 November 2020

Speakers and topics included: 

  • Professor Michael Gatzoulis - Welcome and Introduction
  • Professor Gerhard Diller - ESC ACHD WG & ISACHD Position Paper
  • Dr Natali Chung – The UK Scene
  • Dr Aleks Kempny – ACHD Interventions in the midst of the Pandemic
  • Dr Ee Ling Heng – Technology Opportunities No-End
  • Hajar Habibi – Patient Well-being
  • Panel discussion, Q&A

Topic: Covid-19 and what this means for ACHD patients | Date: Wednesday 8 July 2020

Speakers and topics included: 

  • Professor Michael Gatzoulis, ACHD lead - Welcome and introduction 
  • Dr Anne-Marie Doyle, consultant clinical psychologist - Well-being
  • Hajar Habibi, lead clinical nurse specialist - The nursing experience
  • Sarah Ghonim - The ACHD fellow experience 
  • Lysandra Smith - The patient experience
  • Jill Tomlinson and Ian Helsby - The patient and family experience
  • Open discussion and Q&A

Those who were not able to attend can watch a video recording of the event here