About Us

Dr Andrew Houghton: Consultant Cardiologist at Grantham Hospital and medical writer, with interests in cardiac imaging (CMR & echo) and medical education. Author of the Making Sense... series of cardiology books and clinical lead for Beat-It, East Midlands


Virginia Dellow:  Lifespan Solutions Facilitator with special interests in cognitive behavioural coaching techniques and stress management. She is currently completing an MSc Health Psychology as part of her training in health psychology.   Her research interests to date have focused on the biopscyhosocial model of social support.  She is the founder and patient lead of Beat-It.


Wendy Chaplin: MSc Health Psychology and PhD student at University of Nottingham. Currently researching musculoskeletal pain and frailty in an ageing population. She has previously worked with cardiac rehabilitation and exercise for older people.

 

Simon Mark Daley: Cardiology Advanced Clinical Practioner at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust experienced in managing and assessing a variety of cardiovasular issues. He is currently completing an MSc in Advanced Clinical practice and is a keen runner


Christopher Rudge: Cardiology Advanced Clinical Practioner at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust. He is currently an MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice. His special interests are in acute cardiology, with a focus on patient and staff education.


Please note Beat-It East Midlands does not offer advice on individual cases but rather aims to offer support and information in the wider context. We are not in position to make specific recommendations and users should raise any individual questions with their own clinician.