Dr Vivek Kodoth - President

Dr. Vivek Kodoth is the president of Bournemouth Heart Club. He is a consultant interventional cardiologist at Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital who has recently taken over presidency from Dr. Adrian Rozkovec.

"I am delighted to have this opportunity to continue the great work carried out by the club with Dr. Rozkovec's support. The club aspires to reducing the demand for hospital admission and treatment by offering preventative care to those that have not as yet had a cardiac event, in addition to those who have."

Graeme Souness - Patron

Graeme agreed to be our Patron in October 2016, following treatment by our President earlier this year and had a triple bypass at the age of 38.   Graeme is a football legend, best known for his playing career for Liverpool and Rangers as well and managerial roles.  Graeme is currently a sport pundit.

"I am very proud to be involved with the club as I am convinced this is a major way to reduce cardiac problems." 

Dr Adrian Rozkovec - Founder

Dr Adrian Rozkovec is the Founder of the Bournemouth Heart Club.  He is a Consultant Cardiologist at the Dorset Heart Centre, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, and founder of the Heart Club in 1991.

Nick Morgan - Chairman

I joined the Bournemouth Heart Club in October 2007 following Angioplasty at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital.  In 2009, I was elected Vice-Chairman and in December 2009 took over as Chairman.

Before retiring in 2006, my career was in Information Technology in various roles from programmer to IT Director, in the UK and America. 

Peter Hodges - Vice Chairman

A member BHC since 1997 Peter has maintained levels of health, well- being and fitness that he would otherwise have missed.  Appreciating the benefits that BHC gives, from exercising with people in the same "boat" to the advantages of regular exercise by qualified friendly instructors, he helps in the running of the club.

Colin Southgate - Treasurer

Colin has been a member of the Heart Club since 2014.  Colin has been instrumental in establishing the 100 Club. It was so popular we had to set up 2!  Colin took on the role of Treasurer and has set up our Fundraising Committee.

Pauline Potentier - Trustee

Pauline is a former business owner, trouble shooter and sales representative.  Pauline has been with the Heart Club since 1992, holding the secretary position for over 12 years. 

John Slade - Trustee

John originally qualified in Medical Electronics from Bristol University John worked in the NHS as a Medical Physics Technician moving into the private sector for twenty years.  In 2000 John returned to the NHS as Head of the Medical Staffing team at St Richards Hospital,and later at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital. John was also a member of the National Medical Workforce Board for four years at the Department of Health.

Graham Flexman - Trustee

Graham joined the Heart Club in 2014 and is one of our most recent Trustees.  Still in gainful employment, thanks to the Heart Club he says “BHC has allowed me to continue working, and more importantly enjoy a more active life. I hope we can do the same for others.”

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