Paediatricians with Expertise in Cardiology Specialist Interest Group
PECSIG is a UK society, part of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health which represents Paediatricians with specialist training in Children's Heart Disease.
Parent and Patient Information leaflets & Illustrations, print or send them in a flash.
Simple tutorials and guidelines for students, general paediatricians and allied professionals.
PECSIG is society of UK medical professionals with expertise in caring for Children with heart disease. The majority of our members are Consultant or Specialist Paediatricians, regulated by the General Medical Council and members of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. They have all developed additional specialist experience in Children with heart disease including echocardiography (heart scans). You can read more about their role and how you might get referred here.
We've teamed up with two great partners to bring you clear and accurate information leaflets. We've also got a whole host of pictures (worth a thousand words) so you can understand your child's diagnosis. Please remember that every child and every heart is just a little bit different. Our members understand this and so may explain a situation differently to what you might find here.
Any health professional who may look after Children with Heart Disease. We've produced some helpful guidelines, teaching materials and even a quick ECG guide for so you can check your V6 voltage from your PR interval.
Latest news, events and courses in Paediatric Cardiology.
This is a Basic Plus course that will benefit paediatric, neonatal, PICU & Emergency Paediatrics trainees & consultants, & cardiac sonographers who have recently commenced or intend to commence performing echocardiograms on neonates and children. Further details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Target audience - Paediatric and Neonatal trainees, paediatric and Neonatal consultants, SAS doctors, A&E trainees and consultants, GPs and GP trainees, speciality nurses and paramedics. For further details email: email@example.com
A one day course focusing on the diagnosis and management of critical congenital heart defects in neonatal patients. Delegate feedback Fantastic refresher for cardiology. All the speakers were lovely and enthusiastic. I left the course with so much new knowledge and skills
A one-day course focusing on common cardiac problems encountered by any clinician involved in the care of children. Delegate feedback: Comprehensive approach to paediatric cardiology. Tailored at the right level, knowledgeable and approachable faculty and great key tips to take away.
The 2017 annual conference of Paediatrician with Expertise in Cardiology Special Interest Group (PECSIG) is being organised in collaboration with the British Congenital Cardiac Association (BCCA) and the Congenital Cardiac Nurses (CCNA) annual meeting in London.
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