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 was 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.Over the past few years, he has worked with Heart Valve Voice on policy work such as the Heart Healthy Future: A Gold Standard in the Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Heart Valve Disease in Adults report and the Primary Care Guide.