Entries by Kate Gordon

Safety of common heart drugs in COVID-19 patients: A study.

At the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak there were concerns that the Covid-19 virus might have a greater impact in people taking certain medications –  angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) (e.g lisinopril, ramipril, enalopril, captopril)  or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB) (e.g. candesartan, olmesartan, valsartan, losartan). These medications are commonly taken to reduce blood pressure and to […]

Face Masks Now Available!

Support our work fighting #heartfailure by purchasing a face mask! Our highly sought after masks are now on sale! We teamed up with Irish designer @NiallTyrrell to bring you Irish handmade high quality face masks. Available in regular & large sizes. See the tab above to order. Modelled here by our charity co-founder Prof. Ken […]

Face Masks – Launching Soon!

Keep an eye out on our website for our new Heartbeat Trust branded face masks. HeartBeat Trust in collaboration with Irish designer @nialltyrrell have created these face masks to raise much needed funds to continue to provide heart failure screening, clinical trials & valuable research in our fight against heart failure. On sale soon 💛 #HeartFailure #HeartHealth Call […]

Best Wishes to RB Pharithi!

Wishing our Doctor RB Pharithi our huge thanks for his care, commitment and dedication for our #StopHF patients especially during #COVID19. He will be missed by us all & the team St Michael’s Hospital #DunLaoghaire. Best wishes in your new role RB! 🙏

POSITION FILLED. We are Hiring! Dun Laoghaire area

Research Nurse required for Maternity Leave Cover – Dun Laoghaire! – Are you working in research in Dublin? – Would you like a Dun Laoghaire-based, Monday to Friday nursing role with no late nights or weekends? – Are you interested in working at the forefront of preventative cardiology screening and research? – Would you like […]

Happy International Nurses Day!

Wishing all our nursing colleagues a happy #InternationalNursesDay2020 from the team (Emma Brennan, Aoife McDermott, Nuala Edwards) here in the #HeartFailure unit at St. Michael’s Hospital, Dun Laoghaire. True #FrontLineHeroes #HeartHeroes #DunLaoghaire 💛🙏

Team Achievement!

Team News! Congratulations to Aoife McDermott our Clinical Research Nurse on passing her probation with flying colours. Healthy treats for our rugby star too naturally! Congrats Aoife 🥳👩‍⚕️🏉 🏀💛 #clinicalresearch #nurse #heartfailure #STOPHF #stmichaelsdunlaoghaire #frontlineheroes #covid19 #congratulations

Our Services During COVID-19.

During the COVID-19 pandemic in Ireland, we have adapted our patient-facing services here in St. Michael’s Dun Laoghaire to ensure we still deliver you the best quality care in the safest way. We are here during #covid19 for our patients. Above are some of our Heartbeat Trust team members; Joanne Maher & Aoife McDermott research nurses, Kathrina […]