Position: Consultant Cardiologist
Location: Northumbria, UK
Honey Thomas is a Consultant Cardiologist based within Northumbria Healthcare NHS foundation trust in the North East of England. She completed cardiology training and a postgraduate MD qualification in the North East, developing a subspecialty interest in heart failure and advanced rhythm management/complex device implantation. She introduced and leads the local heart failure service for implantation and follow up of complex cardiac devices. She contributes to cardiology research within Northumbria healthcare and act as Principal Investigator on several multicentre NIHR trials.
She is a member of the examination board for the British Heart Rhythm Society professional accreditation qualification. She has worked closely with the British Heart Rhythm Society to develop and share a national guidance document for perioperative management of cardiac implantable electronic devices. She has a major interest in atrial fibrillation and is passionate about improving the quality of care in this area, developing local and regional pathways to try and optimise the care of patients with AF.
She currently chairs the cardiac rhythm management subgroup of the Northern England Clinical Network specialty group. She works with the Pace4life charity aiming to allow patients in less developed economies to benefit from cardiac implantable devices.