Events 2021

6th Annual Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK – 2021

#ADADUK21

The Bristol Aortic Service

Theme: Responding to the Challenge of Acute Aortic Dissection

Hosts:  Dr Emma Redfern, Dr Mark Callaway, Mr Cha Rajakaruna and Mr Marcus Brooks
Sponsors: Terumo Aortic

Venue: M-Shed, Bristol Harbourfront

#ADADUK21 starts in...

Day(s)

:

Hour(s)

:

Minute(s)

:

Second(s)

#ADADUK21 starts in...

Day(s)

:

Hour(s)

:

Minute(s)

:

Second(s)

#ADADUK21 starts in...

Day(s)

:

Hour(s)

:

Minute(s)

:

Second(s)

This is your #ADADUK21 page. The event in Bristol is invitation-only.  To ensure the day goes ahead despite any possible changes in the pandemic status, all talks will also be pre-recorded.

The full programme is now available below.

Update 15th June

E-mail invitations have now gone out to patients, family and carers registered on this website as members.

E-mail invitations to medical professionals will be sent out on 1st July.

We look forward to having you join us for an amazing day.

10th June 2021 – Final Programme announced

Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland is pleased to announce the final programme for Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK 2021

DOWNLOAD THE FULL PROGRAMME HERE

DOWNLOAD THE FLYER FOR DISLAY HERE

Updated Flyer

4th May 2021 – First speakers confirmed & Registration Dates

Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland is pleased to announce the first 6 confirmed speakers:

  • Dr. Stephen Drage, Director of Investigations at the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch
  • Mr. Simon Kendall, President of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in GB & Ireland
  • Dr. Katherine Henderson, President of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine
  • Dr. Jeanette Dickson, President of the Royal College of Radiologists
  • Prof. Rob Sayers, Chair of the NHS England Vascular Clinical Reference Group
  • Mr. Graham Cooper, NHS England Clinical Lead for Acute Aortic Dissection

You can download the updated flyer for display here

14th April 2021 – #ADADUK21 Announcement and Press Release:

National patient association Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland today announced that the honour of hosting Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK 2021 has been awarded to The Bristol Aortic Service. The Association’s flagship annual event will take place on Thursday 16th September at the M-Shed, Bristol Harbourfront, when the theme will be ‘Responding to the Challenge of Acute Aortic Dissection’.

Announcing the award, Chair of the national patient association, Mr. Gareth Owens, said: ‘Each year we aim to recognise an Aortic centre that is doing excellent work in the field of Aortic Dissection and improving diagnosis and treatment for patients affected by this cruel disease, which kills more people in the UK than road traffic accidents. The Bristol Aortic Service, which spans two NHS trusts in the city, has impressed us with their teamwork across the Emergency Department, Radiology, Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Cardiology, which has transformed the AD patient pathway and saved many lives. We want to highlight Bristol as an example of how the NHS should tackle the challenge of acute Aortic Dissection nationally’.

AD Awareness Day UK 2021, generously sponsored by Terumo Aortic, is an invitation-only event which approximately 200 patients, relatives, senior healthcare professionals and policy-makers will attend in Bristol.

You can download the updated flyer for display here

Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland is the national patient association for people affected by Aortic Dissection and their families.

Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK is a national event to celebrate global Aortic Dissection Awareness Day (September 19th), when a worldwide movement joins forces to increase awareness of this life-threatening disease. Over 20 countries around the world host an event to mark this day.

THINK AORTA is Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland's campaign in emergency medicine

www.thinkaorta.net

Copyright © Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland 2016-2021. All rights reserved

Think Aorta ® is a registered Trade Mark