Jo Quirk

Lead Nurse - Yorkshire and Humber Congenital Heart Disease Network & Adult Congenital Nurse Specialist

Area of expertise

Adult & Paediatric Congenital Heart Disease


Registered adult & paediatric nurse, registered health visitor
Qualified as a nurse in 1987
Worked in paediatric cardiology from 1990
Paediatric specialist nurse in cardiology 1996-2005
Qualified as a Health Visitor 2006
Completed post-graduate diploma in public health 2006
Team Leader for Nurse Specialists (adults and children) since 2006
Works clinically with the Adult Congenital Heart patients since 2006

Specialist interests within your profession

Transition for young people with congenital heart disease
Lifestyle advice
Teaching & education of staff


See Publications

  • Kendall, L & Quirk, J – Service evaluation of an adult congenital heart disease healthy lifestyle group. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing (April 2011)