What is the PCCS?
The Primary Care Cardiovascular Society (PCCS) is a multi-disciplinary society reflecting the ideas and opinions of primary care healthcare professionals throughout the UK involved in managing cardiovascular patient care and improving cardiovascular health. We are committed to promoting best practice in primary care cardiovascular health through education, training and service development. Representing primary care cardiovascular health needs at policy level, we support the development of primary health care professionals in cardiovascular medicine and facilitate and lead primary care cardiovascular research. Our Annual Conference provides a stimulating forum for hearing the latest advances in cardiovascular medicine, sharing best practice and networking with colleagues and peers.
of the PCCS is free for GPs, GPwSIs, GP Registrars, Nurses, Pharmacists and Physician Associates.
The objectives of the PCCS:
- To represent primary care cardiovascular health needs at policy level
- To promote best practice in primary care cardiovascular health through education, training and service development
- To support the development of primary care health care professionals in cardiovascular medicine
- To facilitate and lead primary care cardiovascular research
- To influence commissioners
Join the PCCS and benefit from the following:
- Access to our new, members only, CVD Academy offering educational opportunities in the form of online workshops focused around key CVD areas, with downloadable CPD certificates, and resources (including latest guidance and relevant publications)
- Access to high quality education in cardiovascular medicine for healthcare professionals working in primary care
- Access to AGM and regional meetings with a strong educational, clinical and regional content
- Attendance certificates/CPD credits issued at meetings
- Access to all areas of the PCCS website, including educational updates
- The ability to influence how cardiovascular care is delivered at a local and national level. Members of the society are involved in key national organisations and working groups, including NICE
- Potential involvement in Cardiovascular Advisory Committees
- Access to primary care and pharmaceutical company cardiovascular research projects