Louise Clayton

Heart Failure Advanced Nurse Practitioner

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

  • A heart failure specialist for 18 years and still enjoys seeing patients every day.

  • Experience of setting up community and hospital based services as well as a strategic role in local region.

  • Instrumental in establishing one of the first acute heart failure units in the country and also runs an urgent heart failure service where patients are seen within 72 hours of referral.

  • Passionate about all issues relating to heart failure and the support of those working within this specialty.

  • Particular interests are: raising awareness across the public and healthcare domains to enable patients getting to the right care in a timely manner; multidisciplinary working; and palliative care.

  • Currently a council board member of the British Society of Heart Failure.

  • Looking forward to this challenging role and excited to see what we an achieve working together!