18/03/2020 4:00 PM

Consent - using graphics to assist with patient understanding webinar

Consent - using graphics to assist with patient understanding

Kennedys' healthcare team are delighted to be holding the third seminar of our 2020 annual healthcare seminar programme. Due to current government advice this will be held as a webinar.

We will be joined by guest speaker: Professor David Wald, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist.

David Wald is Professor of Cardiology and Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and The Barts Heart Centre. He is also consent lead at St Bartholomew’s Hospital London.

David completed his undergraduate training in Oxford (Lincoln College, 1990) and London (St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial 1993), followed by his postgraduate training in Oxford (John Radcliffe Hospital), New York (New York University Hospital, Radiology) and Southampton University Hospital (Cardiology), before being appointed consultant in London in 2006.

David's clinical-academic focus is on bridging interventional and preventive cardiology complementary disciplines that are often seen as being distinct. He is the Chief Investigator for UK Polypill Prevention Trial, PRAMI Trial, MRC Child-Parent Screening Study and MRC Prevention of Aortic Stenosis Pilot Trial.

David is founder and director of Explain my Procedure – an award-winning online platform for multi-language animations describing medical procedures, benefits, risks and alternatives, designed to support patient communication before consent.

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