Irish Anticoagulation Forum Webinar Series 2021
Date: Tuesday 16th March, 13.00 – 14.00
Practical tips for managing NVAF in General Practice
• Identifying at-risk patient groups
• Screening and diagnosis of NVAF
• Initiating NOACs in general practice
• The importance of getting the dose correct when anticoagulating NVAF patients
Dr Yassir Javaid MA (Cantab), FRCP, FRCGP, PGDip Cardiology,
Cardiovascular and Diabetes Lead Nene CCG,
Primary Care Cardiovascular Lead- East Midlands Clinical Network,
RCGP Clinical Adviser for Cardiology
Dr Javaid qualified from Cambridge University and completed his GP VTS training in Northampton. He has an interest in cardiology and echocardiography and was a clinical lead in the Northamptonshire Community Cardiology service, which had a focus on patients with heart failure and valve disease. He was named Pulse “GP of the Year” in 2015 for his work in reducing stroke emergency admissions in the East Midlands. He is also a council member of the British Heart Valve Society, accredited member of the British Society of Echocardiography and on the editorial board for the British Journal of Cardiology.
Dr Diarmuid Quinlan, MB, BCh, BAO, BSc, MICGP, FRCGP, DFFP, DCH, DPD, LLM, Med Dir ICGP.
Awarded the 2018 ICGP “Quality & Safety in Practice” with "Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke: ABCD of AF-Stroke Prevention in GP." Currently undertaking a large collaborative HSE-UCC-GP program of AF screening in Cork.