Meet the Extra Corporeal Life Support service team

Key members of the Extra Corporeal Life Support (ECLS) service include:

ECMO Service Team

Dr Cho Ng
Lead Consultant

Helen Boardman
Clinical Nurse Specialist

Maura O'Callaghan
Lead Nurse

Jacob Burton
Medical PA

The Berlin Heart Team

Dr Ann Karimova
Cardiac Intensive Care Lead

Dr Mike Burch
Programme Lead

Tain-Yen Hsia
Surgical Lead

Nigel Cross

Maura O'Callaghan
Lead nurse ECMO / Berlin Heart

Helen Boardman
Clinical Nurse Specialist Mechanical Support

Laura Gray
Senior Staff Nurse, Link Nurse for Berlin Heart, Bear Ward

Hannah Staines
Senior Staff Nurse CICU

Management team

Anne Layther
Divisional Director of Operations, West Division

Allan Goldman 
Divisional Co-Chair and Divisional Director, West Division

Andrew Gralton 
Head of Nursing, Cardiorespiratory Unit