MEET THE TEAM
Dr Peter Savill
Dr Savill is a community cardiology specialist and clinical lead for the Mid Hampshire community cardiology service. He trained as a GP and worked in Hampshire until he left general practice in 2018. He has been instrumental in the development of community cardiology services in the Wessex region and launched the Mid Hampshire service in 2016. He continues to work for the Southampton community service and in the cardiology department at Southampton Hospital where he has worked since 2002.
His main interests are in echocardiography, including stress echo, heart failure, valvular heart disease and the development of community cardiology services. He is an accredited member of the British Society of Echocardiography, a council member of the British Heart Valve Society and writes regularly on cardiology topics for the Practitioner Journal.
Dr Chris Arden
Dr Arden is a GP near Winchester, Hampshire. He also works in a community cardiac clinic in Southampton as a GPSI in cardiology, assessing patients with suspected heart failure, atrial fibrillation, palpitations, hypertension and valvular heart disease. He does a weekly stress echo clinic at Southampton General Hospital and has BSE accreditation in echocardiography.
Chris is Editor in Chief of the Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal, a member of the Primary Care Cardiovascular Society, British Society of Echocardiography, British Society of Heart Failure and British Heart Valve Society. He is on the editorial board of the British Journal of Cardiology.
Helen qualified as Cardiac physiologist in 1989 from St Mary's Hospital Portsmouth. She has worked in non-invasive & invasive Cardiology, preferring the one to one non invasive clinic environment with patients. She enjoyed 15 years working in the echocardiography industry before returning to clinical practice.
She has a particular interest in ECG's and is member of the society of cardiological science & technology.
Her hobbies include all types of fitness, (Qualified UKA Athletics coach) reading & travel.
Lucy Le Bas
Lucy has over 22 years of experience as a Cardiac Physiologist, and has been a highly specialist Echocardiographer for 18 years. She is accredited to The British Society of Echocardiographers, and is also a member of The Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists.
Lucy is proficient in all areas of Echocardiography, including Adult, Paediatric and Adult Congenital. Lucy is married, with 3 children, and enjoys keeping fit and reading.