Council

Jo Quirk

President

Term: November 2017 - November 2020

Current Role:  Lead Nurse CHD Network for Yorkshire and Humber region

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Areas of Special Interest:

Supporting an all age Network - ensuring that patients receive the highest possible care throughout the network

Lorna Carruthers

Vice President

Term: November 2017 - November 2020

Current Role: ACHD Nurse Specialist  

Freeman Hospital

The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust

Areas of Special Interest:

Fontan & transplantation

Palliative care

Lynda Shaughnessy

Secretary

Term: November 2017 - November 2020

Current Role: Senior Nurse & Clinical Nurse Specialist ACHD

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Areas of Special Interest:

Transition & exercise

 

Jane Lewis

Treasurer

Term: November 2017 - November 2020

Current Role: ACHD Nurse Specialist 

Southampton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Areas of Special Interest:

Transition & pulmonary hypertension

ACHD nursing in CICU

 

 

Linda Griffiths

Non Executive Member

Previous President: 2014 - 2017

Current Role: ACHD Nurse Specialist 

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Areas of Special Interest:

Pulmonary hypertension & heart failure in ACHD

 

Sheena Vernon RGB MSc

Non Executive Member

Term: previous president 2008 - 2014

Current Role: Lead Nurse - ACHD

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

Areas of Special Interest:

Teenagers and young adults (MSc)

End of Life, Learning disabilities and Education