About Us

The objectives of the PCCS:

  • Represent primary care cardiovascular health needs at policy level

  • Promote best practice in primary care cardiovascular health through education, training and service development

  • Support the development of primary care health care professionals in cardiovascular medicine

  • Facilitate and lead primary care cardiovascular research

  • Influence commissioners for the next decade (or longer)

Join the PCCS and benefit from the following:

  • Access to high quality education in cardiovascular medicine for GPs and GPSIs

  • The Annual General and Regional meetings have strong educational, clinical and regional content

  • Attendance certificates issued at meetings

  • Access to all areas of the PCCS website

  • Quarterly bulletin keeping you informed of key cardiovascular issues and the activities of the PCCS

  • 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:

    • The Department of Health: working groups for Care Closer to Home, Commissioning Cardiology Services, 18-week Pathways

    • NICE guidelines

    • The Royal College of General Practitioners: The Alliance of Primary Care Societies

    • British Cardiovascular Society; British Hypertension Society; British Society for Heart Failure; European Cardiology Society; British Renal Society

  • Potential involvement in Cardiovascular Advisory Committees

  • Free copies of the Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal and the British Journal of Cardiology