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ONMSD and the National Clinical Programme for Heart Failure

The nurse lead's contribution to the implementation of the clinical programme for heart failure includes:

  • Ensuring that the nursing aspects of the design, implementation plans for the National Clinical Programme for Heart Failure are complete
  • Create awareness and promote the principles underpinning heart failure care, in both the acute and community setting
  • Provide leadership and direction in the development of heart failure nursing
  • Involving nurses in advising on the service design, delivery and development of the National Clinical and Integrated Care Programmes for heart failure on nursing issues
  • Provide a professional nursing link for heart failure nursing colleagues to the NCP and ONMSD
  • Provide advice and direction in relation to nurse education and professional development training for heart failure nursing in both acute and community setting
  • Create a nursing forum that captures learning during implementation and learning from existing local good practices
  • Supporting developments in services to establish an effective model of care for heart failure


Norma Caples

Nurse Lead National Clinical Programme for Heart Failure

Phone: 086 1931719