April had recently completed her Doctorate in Nutrition education in cardiac rehabilitation and continues to work alongside Heartbeat NW leading cardiac rehabilitation programme. This close partnership offers students the chance to complete modules and /or volunteer opportunities to gain knowledge and experience working within this special population. Melia, April Anne, Lowe, Nicola M., Sinclair, Jonathan Kenneth and Dillon, Stephanie (2016) Evaluation of nutritional knowledge, understand and practice of patients who attend a cardiac rehabilitation program in Preston. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 75 (OCE3). ISSN 0029-6651
April has over 20 years experience working within the health and fitness industry; the majority of which has been spent working with individuals with learning difficulties and/or physical disabilities such as cardiac conditions. the last 6 years working with Heartbeat to develop a framework for nutrition education within cardiac rehabilitation.