Position: Consultant Cardiologist
Location: Northumbria, UK
am a Consultant Cardiologist and have worked for 10 years within Northumbria Healthcare NHS foundation trust in the North East of England. completed my cardiology training and postgraduate MD qualification in the North East, developing a subspecialty interest in heart failure and advanced rhythm management/complex device implantation. introduced and jointly lead the service within our trust for implantation and follow up of complex cardiac devices and lead our local multidisciplinary heart failure service. jointly lead cardiology research within the Northumbria healthcare and act as Principal Investigator on several multicentre NIHR trials. am a member of the examination board for the British Heart Rhythm Society professional accreditation qualification. have a major interest in atrial fibrillation and am passionate about improving the quality of care in this area. have developed local and regional pathways to try and optimise the care of patients with AF.
designed and introduced an innovative patient safety alert card for non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs) which has been implemented across the North of England and adopted by many other parts of the UK. I currently chair the cardiac rhythm management subgroup of the Northern England Clinical Network.