Official Magazine Of The BCPA

Published bi-monthly, the BCPA Journal is distributed free throughout the membership and health professionals

A brief overview of the current and previous issues is detailed below. For a copy please contact Head Office

A PDF version of previous issues is available to Download Here.

Issue 200February/March 2015

Issue 200

Cover Picture:
Treasurer required for the Association


Senior Citizen’s alphabet


  • A short tale submitted by Ian Lucy, a friend of Keith Jackson

Memories to treasure – Roy Habbin

Most secret, part 3 – Bob King, BCPA Life Member

Recipes - Janet Jackson

  • Bacon and Egg Pie
  • Apricot Madeira Cake

Items from past journals - Richard Maddison & John Hunt

Hospital regulations

Issue 199December 2014/January 2015

Issue 199

Cover Picture:
Painting inside Castle Kilbride, Baden, Ontario, Canada


Controversy over care data continues

What is a grandparent?

Commitment - Corey Beecher

  • The state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc.

Most secret, part 2 – Bob King, BCPA Life Member

Commissioning through evaluation

Recipes - Janet Jackson

  • Braised feather blade beef
  • Dairy-free carrot cake
  • Cooking with white vinegar

Middle East bound – Roy Habbin

Spironolactone for heart failure

Issue 198October/November 2014

Issue 198

Cover Picture:
Autumn leaves by Anne Hunt, Botanical Gardens, Glasgow


Stem cells for future heart populations perhaps

Most secret – Bob King, BCPA Life Member

How long will my aortic valve replacement last?

  • Member responses to Ray Howell’s article

Memories of a great parade - Roy Habbin

TAVI success – a year on

Recipes - Janet Jackson

  • Gluten and Dairy free Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Slow Cooked Brisket
  • It’s Freezing – brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

Pacemaker that beats like a normal heart transforms patient lives

Against the odds - Brian Pointon