Position: Heart Failure Nurse Consultant
Location: London, UK
I am a Heart failure nurse consultant at Imperial College healthcare Trust in London. I presently serve as the Current Chair British Society for Heart failure nurse forum and as such I am a coopted British Society for Heart failure board member. Prior to this I was Deputy Chair British Society for Heart failure nurse forum 2018-20 and board observer 2017 -2019.
Other positions I currently hold are vice chair of the Pan London heart failure steering committee and committee member of the British Geriatric society Cardiovascular Special Interest Group.
I am an experienced heart failure and Cardiology specialist nurse and have worked in several specialist areas from the first “grown up congenital heart disease” unit, to cardiac catheter labs and everything in between! I have worked as a Senior Cardiology Nurse in many specialist centres since 1990 undertaking my very first Cardiac specialist nurse training in 1994 between Royal Brompton and London Chest hospitals. I have a special interest in supportive Palliative Care in Heart Failure
I am committed to supporting the education and further development of Heart failure specialist Nurses and their services, through the nurse forum but also as an honorary lecturer of heart failure masters modules at Glasgow Caledonian University and Keele University.
I am a keen to supporter of heart failure patient charities. My goal is to ensure equitable, consistent and excellent standards of care for people living with heart failure.