Watch back our past webinars below
Listen To Your Heart: Heart Valve Disease, Sept 15th 2022
On Thursday, September 15th, as part of Heart Valve Disease Awareness week Croí hosted a Listen To Your Heart Webinar.
As we get older, the valves in our heart can become diseased or damaged. Heart valve disease is common, serious, but treatable.
Expert speakers include:
- Geartrúd Mhic Con Iomaire, who shared her patient perspective on heart valve disease and recovery
- Ms Sarah Early, Cardiothoracic Surgeon at St James’s Hospital in Dublin
- Priscilla Lynch, Clinical Editor at the Medical Independent, hosted the webinar and facilitate our interactive panel discussion
Living Well with Atrial Fibrillation, June 9th, 2022
On Thursday the 9th of June, our Living Well with Cardiovascular Disease webinar series returned with an expert discussion on Living Well with Atrial Fibrillation.
Our expert panel for the evening included Dr Niamh Hannon, Consultant in Stroke and Geriatric Medicine, University Hospital Galway; Dr John Keaney, Consultant Cardiologist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, UCD School of Health Sciences; and Ed Cherry, who represented the patient voice by sharing his experience of AFib, from symptoms to diagnosis and treatment. The webinar was hosted by Trish Galvin, Advanced Practice Nurse – Stroke, University Hospital Galway.
Living Well with Heart Failure, May 26th, 2022
On Thursday, May 26th, our Living Well with Cardiovascular Disease webinar series returned with an expert discussion on Living Well with Heart Failure.
Our expert panel for the evening included Dr John Barton, Heart Failure Consultant, Galway University Hospitals; Emer Burke, Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Heart Failure Integrated Care), Galway University Hospitals; and Ian Burnett, who is living with heart failure and shared his patient perspective. The special guest moderator was Aistė Štaraitė, a heart failure patient and Chair of the Global Heart Hub Heart Failure Patient Council, of which Croí is a founding Affiliate.
Managing your High Blood Pressure, April 28, 2022
On Thursday, April 29th, our Living with Cardiovascular Disease webinar series returned with an expert discussion on Managing High Blood Pressure.
High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart attack and stroke. Watch back our webinar on high blood pressure and how to manage it with expert speakers Prof Andrew Murphy, GP & Professor of General Practice, NUI Galway; and Eoin Keating, Physiotherapist.
Women's Heart Health and Menopause, March 31, 2021
On Thursday, March 31st, our Living with Cardiovascular Disease webinar series returned with an expert discussion on Women’s Heart Health and Menopause.
Our expert panel for the evening included: Dr Mary Ryan, Consultant Endocrinologist; Dr Eva Flynn, GP and Medical Educator; and Prof Catriona Jennings, Cardiovascular Specialist Research Nurse. Hosted by Annie Costelloe, Croí’s Patient & Community Engagement Manager.
Fingers on the Pulse for Stroke Awareness, October 28, 2021
On Thursday, Oct 28th, Croí hosted a special webinar to mark World Stroke Day. The webinar focused on risk factors stroke. Our expert panel for the evening included: Prof Rónán Collins, Geriatrician & Stroke Physician, Clinical Lead Irish – National Stroke Programme; Prof Jim Crowley, Consultant Cardiologist; Trish Galvin, ANP Stroke Care; Declan Fahy, Stroke Survivor; Edward Cherry, Living with Atrial Fibrillation.
This event was supported by Johnson & Johnson. To learn more about Atrial Fibrillation, visit getsmartaboutafib.com.
Risk Factors for Heart Disease and Stroke, September 30, 2021
On Thursday, Sept 30th, the Croí Health Team hosted a special webinar to mark World Heart Day. The webinar focused on risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Our expert panel for the evening included: Dr. Lisa Hynes, Health Psychologist and Croí’s Head of Health Programmes; Aisling Harris, Croí’s Cardiac and Weight Management Dietitian; Zoe McCrudden, Cardiovascular Nurse Specialist.
Heart Valve Disease, September 16, 2021
The Listen to Your Heart webinar (Sept 16, 2021) featured contributions from interventional cardiologist, Dr Samer Arnous, and James Penny, who is living with heart valve disease. MC on the evening was Lia Hynes, Journalist with the Irish Independent, author and podcast host. The webinar highlighted the signs and symptoms of heart valve disease and how it is detected and treated.
Minding Your Heart Health, August 12th, 2021
Croí’s Living with Cardiovascular Disease: Emotional Recovery webinar took place on Thursday, August 27th and featured an expert panel of speakers, including: Noelle O’Keeffe, Senior Counselling Psychologist and Professional Coach; Dr. Lisa Hynes, Health Psychologist and Head of Health Programmes, Croí; Maeve Frawley, Heartlink West Nurse, Croí and Jonathan Walsh, Living with heart disease.
Minding Your Heart Health, August 12th, 2021
On Thursday, August 12th, Croí hosted a special Minding Your Heart Health webinar for the community of Erris, Co. Mayo. We were delighted to be joined by three expert panelists: Prof. Jim Crowley, Consultant Cardiologist; Ailish Houlihan, Self-Management Support Co-ordinator for Long-term Health Conditions with Community Healthcare West; and Zoe McCrudden, Cardiovascular Nurse Specialist.
Living with Atrial Fibrillation, June 24th, 2021
Croí’s Living with Atrial Fibrillation webinar took place on June 24, 2021 and featured an expert panel of speakers, including: Paul Nolan, Chief II Cardiac Physiologist at Galway University Hospital; Dr. Jonathan Lyne, Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at Blackrock Clinic; and Eileen Joyce, Psychotherapist, who was diagnosed with AFib last year and will share her experience from a patient’s perspective.
Managing your High Blood Pressure, May 20th, 2021
Croí’s Managing your High Blood Pressure webinar took place on May 20, 2021 and featured an expert panel of speakers, including: Prof. Bill McEvoy, Consultant Cardiologist, University Hospital Galway; Dr. Barry McDonnell, Cardiovascular Physiologist, Cardiff Metropolitan University; and Dr. Gerry Molloy, Health Psychologist, NUI Galway.
Living well with cardiovascular disease, April 29th 2021
Croí’s Living well with cardiovascular disease webinar took place on April 29, 2021 and featured an expert panel of speakers, including: Prof. Jim Crowley, Consultant Cardiologist; Dr. Cathy McHugh, Consultant Endocrinologist; Aisling Harris, Croí’s Cardiac & Weight Management Dietitian.
The MySláinte programme is funded by the Government of Ireland’s Sláintecare Integration Fund 2019, under Grant Agreement Number 121 to support the delivery of services which focus on prevention, community care and integration of care across all health and social care settings.