Resources

We plan to create several resources in collaboration with our medical advisors, professional associations and patient partners. Please feel free to download, use and share these resources.

If you have suggestions for a new resource or plan to use elements of our existing resources, please get in contact first so that we can support and provide guidance.

Patient Stories

Bob Harris OBE shares his experience of aortic dissection

by BBC Radio 2 - The Jeremy Vine Show - 30th April 2021

Pauline Latham MP OBE talks about her personal connection to aortic dissection

by Talkradio - The Mike Graham Show - 19th March 2021

Catherine Fowler talks about her father's aortic dissection misdiagnosis

by LBC - Nick Ferrari - 24th May 2016

Event Recordings

Aortic Dissection Charity Virtual Launch

March 2021

340 patients, relatives, clinicians and other interested parties joined our launch event to hear our plans and of the importance of the aortic dissection pathway. Speakers include Bob Harris OBE, Pauline Latham OBE, Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Amy Yasbeck, Dr Victoria McKay, Manoj Kuduvalli, Prof. Simon Ray plus many more.

West Midland Ambulance Service 

Quality Assured CPD Event

May 2021

Aortic dissection presentation and expert panel discussion focused for paramedic and pre-hospital teams covering:

• What is aortic dissection?
• Importance for ambulance staff
• Case study review
• Signs and symptoms
• Assessment
• Management

BSMS CTSS

Aortic Dissection: the life-threatening emergency often missed

May 2021

The Brighton and Sussex Medical School Cardiothoracic Surgical Society provides students with an environment to learn and explore more about the exciting field of cardiothoracic surgery. 

This educational session was designed to give the student and junior doctors an understanding of aortic dissection and how best to approach the condition.

College of Paramedics National Conference

Aortic Dissection: The Silent Killer

May 2021

Paramedics play a vital role in the early diagnosis of aortic dissection. As the first point of contact, they will often see these patients at the height of their pain and the condition in its purest clinical presentation.

This event recording was foused to enhance the understanding, knowledge and management of this time-critical condition for pre-hospital clinicians.

Interested in holding your own education event?

If you’re planning to hold your own aortic dissection education event or would like one of our experts to speak at your event.

Upcoming Events

Next events to be announced shortly. Please sign up below to be notified once the next is announced.

Past Events

BSMS International Cardiothoracic Surgical Conference for Medical Students and Junior Doctors

1st May 2021  |  9:00-18:00 BST  |  Virtual

Educational session designed to give student and junior doctors an understanding of aortic dissection and how best to approach the condition, including a patient and relative’s perspective.

WMAS Quality Assured CPD Event

7th May 2021  |  15:00 BST  |  Virtual 

The Detectable Killer

Paramedic and pre-hospital aortic dissection education event covering an overview of the condition, key facts, symptoms, assessment and management.

SCTS Virtual Annual Meeting

9th May 2021 |  14:30 BST  |  Virtual  |  Aortic Surgery I

Acute type A aortic dissection; A National Perspective.

Presented by Graham Cooper, a trustee at The Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust.

EURORDIS Membership Meeting 2021

12th May 2021 |  10:30 and 14:00 BST  |  Virtual 

Living in a Virtual World: Online Conferences and Fundraisers

Workshop and presentation covering advice for patient organisations wishing to work with celebrities and influencers to promote their cause and maximise their profile. Lead by Catherine Fowler, a trustee and aortic dissection campaigner.

College of Paramedics National Conference

12th May 2021 |  13:15 BST  |  Virtual  |  Stream Two

Aortic dissection: the silent killer. Essential knowledge for early recognition and clinical guidance for pre-hospital clinicians.

Presented by Simon Rose MCPara, Paramedic, East of England Ambulance Service, pre-hospital education lead at The Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust.

CPD Webinar

8th June 2021 |  20:00 BST  |  Virtual

Aortic Dissection: The Detectable Killer

The charity’s collaboration with CPDme will bring an engaging educational series of webinars focusing on each aspect of the aortic dissection pathway to improve knowledge and patient outcomes.

The first of the series will be led by Simon Rose a HCPC registered Paramedic working for the East of England Ambulance Service who has trained over 500 pre-hospital clinicians on how to identify this time-critical condition.

NADMEC

19th June 2021 |  11:00 BST  |  Virtual

Meet The Experts: Aortic Dissection

This session, intended for medical students and junior clinicians, aims to teach how to recognise, diagnose and manage aortic dissections and also give advice on how best to increase the chances of gaining a training post when applying for competitive specialities.

Expert panelists include a Consultant Cardiac Surgeons, a Cardiac Trainee, a Consultant Interventional Radiologists and an Aortic Dissection Survivor. Supported by Terumo Aortic.

How you can help

We are always looking for people to volunteer and support our charity. Find out how you can help and engage with The Aortic Dissection Charitable Trustt

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The information and materials on this site are for general information purposes only. This site is not designed to provide individual medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you have any concerns, please speak to your GP. If you believe you have a medical emergency, call 999 immediately.

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Donate to Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust

Donations securely processed by the

Charaities Trust supporting The Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust

The information and materials on this site are for general information purposes only. This site is not designed to provide individual medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you have any concerns, please speak to your GP. If you believe you have a medical emergency, call 999 immediately.

The Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust
UK Charity Number 1191420

© 2021 All Rights Reserved

The Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust

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