The Heart of the Matter

An investigation of the heart, its defects and its treatments; a journey that will lead us from the medical aspects to the complex mixture of politics, ethics, economics and science.

Past Lectures In This Series
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The Heart: An Introduction

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 6:00PM
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Heart Surgery for Congenital Heart Defects - Science or Art?

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 6:00PM
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The Ethical Challenges of New Treatments in Children: Could we do now what we did then?

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 6:00PM
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The Bristol Scandal and its Consequences: Politics, Rationalisation and the Use and Abuse of Information

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 - 6:00PM
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Doing More For Less: Paediatric Cardiac Surgery After the Financial Crisis

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 6:00PM
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The Next Disruptive Technologies: New Ways to Treat Old Diseases

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 6:00PM
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Formula 1 and its Contributions to Healthcare

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 - 6:00PM
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Aviation and its Contributions to Healthcare

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 - 6:00PM
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To Blame or Not to Blame? The Medical Profession and Blame Culture

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 - 6:00PM
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How To Choose a Doctor or Surgeon

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 - 6:00PM
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The Artificial Heart: A New Ending?

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 - 6:00PM
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The Size of a Walnut: Your Heart in Their Hands

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 - 6:00PM
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The Rhythm of Life: The Beat and Dance of the Heart

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - 6:00PM
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Seeing Through the Lies: Innovation and the Need for Transparency

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 - 6:00PM
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Sudden Death in the Young: A Terrible Waste

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 - 6:00PM
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Affairs of the Heart: An Exploration of the Symbolism of the Heart in Art

Professor Martin Elliott
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 - 6:00PM
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I Won't Have Blood! A Battle Between Belief and Duty?

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 - 6:00PM
Future Lectures In This Series
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Nice Work If You Can Get It: Life as a Children's Heart Surgeon

Professor Martin Elliott
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 - 6:00PM