NCBC Annual Conference 2020

The National Cardiac Benchmarking Collaborative (NCBC) held its most recent Annual Conference over 2 days at the King's Fund in London in February 2020. 

The conference is only open to the UK Specialist or Tertiary Cardiac Centres who are members of the NCBC. Below are details of where the conference was held and the outline programme.

Monday 24 February – Tuesday 25 February 2020


The King's Fund
11 Cavendish Square
London W1G 0AN

Monday 24 February - 10:15—17:45

Day 1: NCBC Cardiac Safety Workshop

Following the success of the Sharing and Learning from Cardiac Incidents Workshop over the last 2 years, the first day explored how the collaborative can share and learn from each other’s safety incidents. There were  presentations and discussion of selected safety incidents from NCBC centres, and discussions about what actions NCBC centres can take forward in order to help prevent similar incidents and harms occurring in the future.

The outline programme for Day 1 was as follows:

Day 1 Short Version For Public Website

Tuesday 25 February - 09:00—15:30 (Registration from 08:15)

Day 2: NCBC Main Conference

The second full day of the Annual Conference featured the usual combination of plenary talks from NCBC leaders in cardiac care.

There were also be 10 highly topical parallel breakout group sessions, enabling delegates to discuss common problems and solutions.

This year, we are held the second NCBC Cardiac Services Improvement and Innovation Award - with presentations from the five shortlisted finalists and voting for the winner!

The outline programme for Day 2 was as follows:

Day 2 Short Version For Public Website

NCBC Annual Conferences 2015-2019

Presentations from the Annual Conferences in 2015 through to the 2019 Annual Conferences are available to download by logging onto the members area of this website. If you do not have a password you can apply for one here.


The NCBC Annual Conference is only open to employees of member centres, together with and invited guests and speakers. The 2020 NCBC Annual Conference was fully subscribed - but keep a look out for the dates for the 2021 conference if you are interested in attending in the future.

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