Michaela, is a cardiovascular nurse specialist with a unique and varied experience across the NHS and beyond. She developed her passion for prevention over 20 years ago. 2016 she left public health after 16 years and now has a range of roles, Director for Smart Health Solutions, Associate in Nursing for C3 Collaborating for Health and Clinical Advisor for CVD Prevention at Public Health England. In 2020 she founded Learn With Nurses CIC.
Often seen as the voice of reason, she is Chair of HEART UK Health Care Committee, sits on the Guidelines& Information and Nurses working parties of the British and Irish Hypertension Society and elected to the education committee of the Association of Cardiovascular Nursing & Allied Professions.
Some of Michaela’s proudest achievements are being the founding chair Prevention Group for the South East London Cardiac Network and the Cardiovascular Nurse Leaders Group (CVNL),, writing for the WHO and being invited to present at the American Heart Association.
Being a Trustee at PoTS UK keeps her firmly rooted in the challenges patients face in living with life altering conditions
Often not lost for words, she was delighted and overwhelmed when she won the Nutrition and Health Nurse of the Year Award in 2013.