Position: Cardiovascular Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Location: Bradford, UK
Shona has a wealth of cardiology experience. She has worked in arrhythmia care over the past 16 years and specializes in AF management. She assisted at national education events during the role out of the direct oral anticoagulants and has been a commentator for NICE medical technology guidance on Kardia mobile for detecting AF. She sat as nurse representative on British Heart Rhythm society council for 4 years and was a steering group committee member for AF180 implementation group. Shona was also the nurse representative on a national multidisciplinary board to develop an on line Patient Decision Aid for AF and stroke prevention treatments.
She has authored and coauthored several publications for nursing journals. She currently works as a cardiovascular advanced nurse practitioner in a community cardiology clinic which includes reviewing and assessing referrals via the palpitation's pathway. She also works on the British Heart Foundation helpline 2 days a week.