The HFNS forum provides peer to peer networking and best practice sharing.
The next HFNS forum will be held on Thursday, 9 July, from 9.00 am to 12.00 pm.
For more details on the HFNS forum, please contact Sally-Anne Holman.
12 February 2020
- Motivational interviewing – An evidence-based approach that encourages patients to talk themselves into making beneficial changes (approx 1 hour, free)
- Heart failure and depression – Dr Mary Docherty, Consultant Psychiatrist, King’s College London
- Anxiety management and treatment adherence – Ritu Kalsi, Senior Health Psychologist and Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist in Cardiac Health and rehabilitation, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
3 October 2019
- Common mental health problems in heart failure – Ritu Kalsi, Senior Health Psychologist and Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist in Cardiac Health and rehabilitation, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
6 June 2019
- General heart failure case study – What would you do? Siobhan Armstrong, Heart Failure CNS, St George’s Hospital
- Sacubitril / valsartan update and survey results – Clare Thomson, Pharmacist, St Thomas’ Hospital
- Sacubitril / valsartan case studies – Julia DeCourcey, Nurse Consultant, King’s College Hospital
- Deactivating implantable cardioverter defibrillators: Clinical guidance – Please share with your colleagues
- Heart failure: Self management tool – Advice leaflet for managing symptoms
- Safe and Independent Living (SAIL) – In conjunction with Age UK, SAIL helps people over 55 to identify needs and connect with local services (SAIL in Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham)
7 February 2019
- Palliative care in heart failure – Rebecca Chapanga, Palliative Care Nurse, Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice,
- Multi-disciplinary team working in advanced heart failure – Jemma Markey, HFNS and Sue Simpson, HFNS Oxleas Community Foundation Trust
- Deactivation of ICDs as part of end of life care – Michael Cooklin, Consultant Cardiologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust
- Implications for heart failure nurse specialists – Julia DeCourcey, Nurse Consultant, King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust