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Mrs Shirley Mcgaffin

I am Shirley McGaffin, a cardiovascular nurse specialist with the ‘Our hearts Our Minds programme’ in the Western Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland. OHOM is a nurse-coordinated, community-based preventive cardiology programme delivered by a multidisciplinary team that aims to engender healthy lifestyle change as well as manage medical risk factors for CVD to target, optimise cardio protective medications and improve psychological health in those with established cardiovascular disease or those at high multifactorial risk A qualified nurse since 1990, I have specialised in cardiology since 1990, joining cardiac rehabilitation in 2007, BSc (Hons) Nursing 2009 and I am also a registered nurse prescriber 2016.

Transitioning a cardiovascular health and rehabilitation programme to a virtual platform during covid 19

Event: EuroHeartCare - ACNAP Congress 2021

Topic: Cardiovascular Rehabilitation

Session: ePosters

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