The British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) is a membership organisation with charitable status. The BCS plays a pivotal role in the setting of standards, and through a variety of activities influences the quality of cardiology practice in hospitals throughout the UK. It has a broad education portfolio, contributes to specialist training (and examinations) and has increasing involvement in research activities.

Our 5 year Vision:

To be the leading voice for UK Cardiology.


Our Mission:

The BCS is the voice for those working in cardiovascular health, science and disease management in the UK. Its aim is to promote and support both the healthcare professionals who work in cardiology and the patients for whom best possible treatment is to be encouraged. Our members are healthcare professionals, working in the field of cardiovascular health.

Our Strategic Aims 2020 – 2024

Over the next five years, our activities and resources will be focused on delivering three strategic aims:

  1. Enhancing the quality of care

(Influencing national policy on key issues. Raising Standards of professional practice)


  1. Supporting and adding value to members working within the profession (Providing an exceptional/high quality membership package)


  1. Delivering high quality education and training in cardiology across a range of specialities.


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