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OneWelbeck Consultant Cardiologist, Professor Richard Schilling, speaks to London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, about his role in setting up the Nightingale Hospital and treating patients diagnosed with COVID-19. Hear his story and the stories off all the incredible doctors and nurses who have been on the front line of the fight against COVID-19.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan talks to Consultant Cardiologist Richard Schilling
A hero on the frontline. My conversation with Professor Schilling from @NightingaleLDN hospital was incredibly moving. Thank you so much for sharing your experience. #LondonTogether pic.twitter.com/PbuPjSvuYD
— Mayor of London (gov.uk/coronavirus) (@MayorofLondon) April 24, 2020
Find out more about Professor Richard Schilling
Professor Richard Schilling is a consultant cardiologist at Welbeck Health, specialising in arrhythmia and atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation.
He has been closely involved in the evolution and development of atrial fibrillation since its inception, and performs 200+ AF ablations each year. He has also been widely published for his research focusing on improving outcomes and safety of catheter ablation.
He is a professor of cardiology and electrophysiology at St Bart’s Hospital, where he is also director for strategy and commercial. He is also president of the British Heart Rhythm Society and served as the treasurer of the British Heart Rhythm Association.
He also helped establish two patient charities: the Arrhythmia Alliance and Atrial Fibrillation Association, and serves as their medical director.
“I joined Welbeck Health as much of my later academic career has focused on improving outcomes for patients. Welbeck Health offers me a golden opportunity to put much of this into practice, improving efficiency while working with some of the best cardiologists in the world to deliver amazing patient experiences.”Find out more