Meet the Team

We are a growing team, with new members joining in 2021. Clinical Director Dr Gordon Gladman, Consultant Cardiologist

Network Manager
Helen Sanderson

Lead Nurse
Linda Griffiths

Primary CHD Project Lead
Sarah Ellison

Network Support Officer
Jill Moran

Project Managers
Kenny Ward & Dan Short

Data Manager
Jemma Blake

The network also comprises the Paediatricians and neonatologists with an interest in cardiology as well as other health professionals and professionals that contribute to the care of those with congenital heart disease.

This includes but is not limited to:
  • Nurses
  • Community nurses
  • Health visitors
  • Neonatal staff both ward and community based
  • Speech and language staff
  • Pharmacy staff
  • Psychology
  • Palliative and bereavement staff
Other specialised areas including ITU, HDU, surgery, diagnostic services, IT etc…
  • Surgeons
  • Cardiac Physiologists
  • Dentistry
  • Managers
  • Commissioners
  • Supporting organisations and charities
  • Patient and family representatives
  • Allied health Professionals (physiotherapists, Occupational therapists, play thereapists)
  • Pharmaceutical organisations
  • Genetics
  • Maternity
  • Transition
  • Other networks such as neonatal
  • Transportation (NWTS, Connect)
  • Trainees
  • Sonographers
  • Fetal medicine
  • Specialist Cardiac Nurses
  • Data & information

The hospitals in the network and their designation under the tier system set out in the national congenital heart review can be seen under the “Hospitals in the network” section of this website.

COVID-19 Advice for North West CHD Network: Advice for patients and families affected by congenital heart disease and children with other heart conditions pleaseclick here