Position: Consultant Cardiologist
Location: Middlesbrough, UK
Professor Nick Linker is a consultant cardiologist at the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough and National Clinical Director for Heart Disease for NHS England and NHS Improvement. He has been honorary Secretary of the British Cardiovascular Society, Secretary then President of the British Heart Rhythm Society, and has been a member of the cardiac services specialised commissioning clinical reference group for eight years. He has led work on specialised services for heart rhythm disturbances and approaches to implement more integrated care for patients with rhythm disturbances, interfacing with the Getting It Right First Time programme and with NICE. He is also working with the Clinical Director for the Personalised Care Programme to develop a shared decision-making tool and PROMs for people with atrial fibrillation.