The bi-annual symposium for doctors, nurses and AHPs passionate on the advances in cardiology and cardiovascular & thoracic care at the Wessex Heartbeat Education Centre.

Download the Programme for the Symposium here


Southampton General Hospital has a main multistorey car park (car park 1) and disabled car parking in car parks 2 and 7. Car parking charges apply, but discounts can be obtained for visitors - please bring your ticket to Travelwise to avail the discount. There are drop-off and collection points around the site and free facilities for motorbikes and cycles.

At peak times parking will be limited, so please allow extra time before the event to park, and also ensure that you only park within the designated areas.

Overnight Hotel Accommodation

The venue does not host overnight accommodation, however being in the heart of Southampton there are plenty of hotels around. Recommended websites to use when looking for accommodation would be Tripadvisor, Expedia or Trivago.

Location and Transport

There are good transport links to and from the hospital. You can catch a bus from outside the main entrance, where there is also a real time data board detailing actual bus arrival and departure times. There is also a taxi rank outside the main entrance, and a free taxi phone in the corridor just inside the main entrance. The nearest mainline train station is Southampton Central. Close to shops, theatres, restaurants and the University of Southampton.

The nearest airport to the venue is Southampton airport. Taxi from Isle of Wight ferry terminal at Southampton docks, or by bys: Catch the green "City Link" bus from outside the Hythe ferry terminal entrance to the train station. From the opposite side of the train line, catch the number 3 bus direct to Southampton General Hospital.

Booking Details

The course fee for registrations are £10 for one day and £20 for both days for UHS Staff; and £15 for one day and £30 for both days to external delegates.

Booking Online
To book online, simply scroll down this page and register below. You will be asked to fill in some information before being taken to our secure payment gateway where you can pay by Debit/Credit Card. 

Booking Via Form
To book your registration via our UHS Symposium form, you may do so by downloading the form here.
We accept payments made by cash, cheque or debit/credit card. All booking made this way must be sent to Wessex Heartbeat. You can call Jenny on 023 8070 6095 or email her at [email protected] for more info.

The registration fee paid will be refunded less 25% (to cover the cost of administration) should the cancellation be made prior to 1st November 2019. No refund will be made for cancellations after this date.

Contact Details

Cardiovascular and Thoracic

Jean-Paul Evangelista | Education Lead | Event organiser|
[email protected]
Telephone: 023 8120 3023

Helen Davies| ACS Sister|  Event organiser|
[email protected]
Telephone: 0238 120 3238 

Colin Hubbard| ACS Charge Nurse|  Event organiser|
[email protected]
Telephone: 0238 120 3238 

Wessex Heartbeat

Jennifer Kenny | Fundraising Coordinator
[email protected]
Telephone: 023 8070 6095

Booking for this event has now closed.