Vision, mission and values


Our aim is to provide our members with the necessary support to deliver the highest standard of care in echocardiography. We focus on providing accreditation and education and working with the echo community to meet their needs.



People requiring an echocardiogram will have prompt access to high quality echo services, delivered by accredited specialists, wherever they live in the UK. The echo community will feel supported and enabled to provide such services as a result of the work of the Society.


The British Society of Echocardiography is committed to promoting the highest standards of care and supporting our members to deliver high quality echo services.


  • Passionate about excellence in echo care
  • Professional, transparent, ethical
  • Member-driven, collaborative, inclusive
Mission statement
  • The protection and preservation of health and the effective relief of sickness by:
    • the advancement of education and training and the promotion of best practice in echocardiography in relation to the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease
    • promoting high standards of professional competence in echocardiography for the protection and benefit of the public
    • providing or facilitating training for those involved in the practice of echocardiography
  • To advance, promote and carry on study and research into echocardiography and to disseminate the useful results of any such research, within the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland