2 Oct 2023
Public Consultation for UK LVAD Emergency Guidelines
The Joint British Societies and Transplant Centres LVAD Working Group present the draft UK guideline on management of emergencies in implantable LVAD recipients for use in advanced heart failure centres for public consultation.
18 Sept 2023
Double Win at HSJ Patient Safety Awards
The MLS team won Quality Improvement Initiative of the Year & Patient Safety Education & Training Awards at the HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2023
21 Jun 2023
E-CPR Trolley in Our NHS at 75 Photography Competition
A shortlist of 75 NHS staff and volunteers has been announced in a photography competition to mark 75 years of the health service, with the E-CPR Trolley featuring in the Innovation category.
8 May 2023
BCS/HRUK Minneapolis Fellowship
Thanks a British Cardiovascular Society and Heart Research UK Fellowship the MLS team travelled to the Centre of Resuscitation in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
21 Feb 2023
Pioneering ECPR service launched by Harefield Hospital and Thames Valley Air Ambulance
A new service that will see patients who have had an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest receive advanced treatment, has been launched by Harefield Hospital and Thames Valley Air Ambulance.
14 Dec 2022
ACTACC Endorsement of LVAD guidelines
We are very pleased to announce national endorsement of our LVAD emergency algorithms by the Association for Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care in the UK.
26 Nov 2022
EACTAIC ECMO-LVAD Masterclass
The MLS course showcased our work and algorithms in the European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care masterclass in Athens, Greece.
24 Oct 2022
Highly Commendation - HSJ Patient Safety Awards
The MLS team won high commendation in the deteriorating patients and rapid response initiative of the year at the HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2022 in Manchester.
7 Oct 2022
MSc Perfusion Science - University of Bristol
Led by Chris Bowles the team has developed a core module of the Bristol University MSc in Perfusion Science to train UK clinical perfusionists of the future on left ventricular assist devices.
5 Jun 2022
Nominated NHS Parliamentary awards
The MLS programme was nominated by Member of Parliament for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner David Simmonds CBE for Excellence in Urgent and Emergency Care Award.
31 May 2022
Publication of LVAD algorithm in Resuscitation Plus
We present a simplified LVAD Advanced Life Support algorithm to aid the crucial first minutes of resuscitation where basic interventions are likely to be critical in assuring good patient outcomes.