Melanie McGinlay


I am a nurse lecturer within the University of Leeds and nurse practitioner within Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust. 


  • Module leader
  • Heart Failure Clinical Nurse Specialist

Research interests

  • Disease modifying agents and barriers to medicines optimisation in people living with heart failure.
  • Heart Failure trajectory and predictive tools in advanced care planning.


  • BSc (Honours) Adult Nursing
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

Professional memberships

  • British Society of Heart Failure
  • European Society of Cardiology

Student education

  • Undergraduate: Cardiovascular pharmacology and clinical skills
  • Postgraduate: Independent & supplementary prescribing, cardiovascular pharmacology and advanced clinical skills