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December 2019

Cardiac Rehabilitation
Jan Naybour

Biography

Jan Naybour

Jan has had a very long and rewarding career at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital for 33 years in various roles within both the cardiology and surgical directorates.

From 2008-2018, Jan was the Lead Nurse for Cardiac Rehabilitation and health promotion and after implementing many successful initiatives, notably improving patient’s referral pathways she stepped down to concentrate on her current role.

Jan is currently the Lead Nurse for Cardiovascular disease prevention for the Cheshire &  Merseyside CVD programme Board where she leads on a range of work streams that include alcohol, smoking, sugar, lipids and cardiac rehabilitation.

Since 2013, Jan has been the chair for the Cheshire & Merseyside CR practitioner’s group –this group meets quarterly to share best practice and provides education and peers support and is an excellent platform to drive and influence local and national policies and guidelines to improve all our service delivery models.

Jan also a practitioner with a special interest in Cardiology and graduated from Bradford University in December 2017. Her other job roles within the Trust include lead responsibility for the alcohol and smoking CQUIN, making every contact count and staff health and wellbeing.

When Jan is not working, she loves spending many hours on long walks across the Wirral with her husband Paul, her grown up children Heather and Adam and her two little dogs Bowes and Bailey. Jan also enjoys family holidays together, visiting the cinema, dining out  and dancing at Zumba classes. 

Jan is passionate about prevention and ensuring patients are at the heart of everything she does ensuring partnership working, benchmarking, sharing best practice and collaboration are integral to ensure our success and improve patient outcomes and is happy to share her knowledge and experiences with stakeholders.

 

If you would like more information, please feel free to contact Jan Naybour by email Jan.Naybour@lhch.nhs.uk

The high-risk post-myocardial infarction (MI) patient pathway
Dr Yahya Al-Najjar

Biography

Dr Yahya Al-Najjar

Dr Al-Najjar graduated from the University of Manchester. He trained in Cardiology in the North West region. He has a special interest in acute cardiovascular care and has been involved in multiple projects to improve the care of patients presenting to hospital with cardiac conditions. He was heavily involved in redesigning the model of care for cardiac patients presenting to Blackpool Victoria Hospital resulting in a reduction in length of stay. He is an enthusiastic teacher and a keen supporter of the use of simulation suites to provide interactive teaching to medical students and junior doctors. His specialist interests include complex coronary intervention, and the management of coronary artery disease and heart failure. Hobbies include playing tennis and soccer.

July 2019

The management of high-risk* post-myocardial infarction (MI) patients transitioning from secondary to primary care
Professor Ahmet Fuat

Biography

Prof Ahmet Fuat 

Professor Ahmet Fuat has been a GP in Darlington, Co.Durham for 33 years. He has been a GPSI Cardiology for 20 years having undertaken a Postgraduate Diploma in Cardiology at Bradford University graduating with distinction. He started the first one stop diagnostic and integrated heart failure clinic in the UK in 17 years ago with local colleagues. His PhD by research in heart failure diagnosis and management including work on natriuretic peptides generated several publications that have informed guidelines and led to the award of an Honorary Professorial Chair at Durham University.

He holds various roles in CVD and research including the elected President of the new Primary Care Cardiovascular Society (PCCS) which he was instrumental in reforming, CVD Clinical Adviser to the RCGP, CVD and Research Leads for Darlington PCN and Federation, Associate Lead for Industry Research at North East and North Cumbria NIHR CRN.

He has a passion for medical education and remains an active lecturer, tutor and researcher. He is on the editorial boards of the British Journal of Cardiology and Primary Care Cardiovascular journal and a peer reviewer for most high impact cardiovascular journals and research bodies. His work in community cardiology has been recognised with fellowships from the RCGP, RCP London and RCP Edinburgh.