Live Q&A webinar, 4th November 2021: Palpitations in primary care – should I refer or reassure?

Join Consultant Cardiologist Dr Stephen Dorman on Thursday 4th November for a free, live webinar for GPs followed by a Q&A session covering the essentials on when to refer patients presenting with palpitations.

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Knowing when to refer patients presenting with palpitations in a primary care setting is not always straightforward.

That's why we are delighted to invite GPs to attend a free, live Q&A webinar with Consultant Cardiologist Dr Stephen Dorman and OnMedica Medical Editor Dr Luke Koupparis. During this 1-hour session you will be able to review and discuss what best practice looks like, which red flags to be alert to and how to advise patients.


  1.  Short presentation by Dr Dorman covering the following areas:
    • Types of palpitations
    • History taking and initial assessment 
    • When to refer a patent with palpitations not requiring admission
    • Features suggestive of a serious underlying cause
    • Lifestyle advice/changes
    • Implications for driving and work
  2. Live Q&A session: Ask Dr Dorman your questions, which you can submit ahead of the event.

When: Thursday 4th November at 19.00
Duration: 1 hour

Not able to attend on 4th November?
No problem, the event will be available on demand.
Make sure to register so we can send you a link.

About Dr Stephen Dorman

"I am a Consultant Cardiologist at the Bristol Heart Institute where I specialise in coronary and structural intervention. I am the clinical lead for the coronary intervention and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) services at the BHI. I undertook my interventional fellowship at Hopital Bichat in Paris , before moving to Swansea and then Bristol and have been a consultant for 10 years."


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