Board & observers

The elected BSH Board for the period November 2017–November 2019 are:

Chair

Dr Paul Kalra

Consultant Cardiologist, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

More

Past Chair

Professor Iain Squire

Senior Lecturer/Consultant, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester

More

Chair-Elect

Dr Simon Williams

Consultant Cardiologist, Wythenshawe Hospital, South Manchester

More

Deputy-Chair

Professor Roy Gardner

Consultant Cardiologist, Scottish National AHF Service, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow

More

Treasurer

Dr Peter Cowburn

Consultant Cardiologist, Southampton General Hospital

More

Councillor

Mrs Louise Clayton

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Councillor

Mrs Jayne Masters

Nursing Lead for Integrated Heart Failure Service, University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

More

Councillor

Dr Stephen Pettit

Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge

More

 

Observers

Observers are elected to represent disciplines in heart failure that are not represented on the Board. The elected BSH Observers for the period November 2017–November 2019 are:

Dr Lisa Anderson

Heart Failure Lead, St George's Hospital, London and Honorary Reader in Cardiovascular Medicine

More

Mrs Carys Barton

Clinical and Operational Lead Community Cardiology, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

More

Dr John Baxter

Lead clinician for heart failure in older persons, Sunderland Royal Hospital

More

Dr Jane Cannon

Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow

Mr Paul Forsyth

Lead Pharmacist - Clinical Cardiology (Primary Care)/Heart Failure Specialist, West Glasgow ACH, Glasgow

More

>Mr Paul Forsyth

Dr Rosie Heath

Northern, Eastern and Western Devon CCG, Plymouth

Dr Carol Whelan

Royal Free Hospital, London

Dr Carol Whelan

Royal Free Hospital, London

Past Board

The elected BSH Board for the period June 2015–November 2017 were:

  • Professor Iain Squire, Leicester Royal Infirmary –Chair
  • Professor Andrew Clark, University of Hull, Kingston upon Hull - Past Chair
  • Dr Paul Kalra, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust – Chair-Elect
  • Dr Simon Williams, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester – Deputy Chair
  • Dr Roy Gardner, Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow - Treasurer
  • Dr Lisa Anderson, St George’s Hospital, London - Councillor
  • Dr Peter Cowburn, Southampton General Hospital - Councillor
  • Dr Ceri Davies, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London - Councillor

The Observers for the period June 2015–November 2017 were:

  • Dr Chris Arden, Park Surgery, Southampton
  • Dr John Baxter, Sunderland Royal Hospital
  • Dr Parminder Chaggar, Wythenshawe Hospital, South Manchester
  • Mr Paul Forsyth, West Glasgow ACH
  • Mrs Jayne Masters, University Hospitals Southampton
  • Professor John McMurray, BHF Cardiovascular Research Centre, Glasgow
  • Dr Jenny Welstand, Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board, Wrexham

 

Please see our conflicts of interest policy.