Jo Birkett

Adult Congenital Nurse Specialist

Area of expertise

Adult and Paediatric Congenital Cardiac Nursing


Qualified as Registered General Nurse in 1991
Worked in Adult critical care until 1997 including 5 years working with adult acquired cardiac surgical patients
Qualified as a Registered Children’s Nurse in 1998
Worked on CCICU for 15 years, during this time worked for 2 years covering maternity leave as Adult Congenital Nurse specialist (ACNS)
Started full time post as ACNS in Oct 2013

Specialist interests within your profession

Pulmonary Hypertension
Transition from Children’s services to Adults