Welcome to the Irish Nurses Cardiovascular Association (INCA) Website.


Providing a forum for education, communication and research development among nurses working in the cardiovascular arena.

The aim of the site is to promote and develop communication and knowledge among cardiovascular nurses. Contributions from cardiovascular nurses and those working and interested in the speciality are very welcome and will be accommodated. Special interest groups and educational resources are available on the “members only” pages. Links are provided to a variety of related sites.

Latest News


British Society for Heart Failure, 22nd Autumn Meeting

28 -29 November 2019, QE11 Centre, London

Click link below for details:

BSH Autumn Meeting 2019 A5 Advert

Check out the new 2019 ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines here:

  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Dyslipidaemias
  • Acute Pulmonary Embolism
  • Chronic Coronary Syndromes
  • Diabetes, Pre-diabetes and CVD

Register now for our October meeting:

INCA Annual Scientific Meeting in association with the Irish Cardiac Society

‘Novel and Rare Cardiac Conditions’

Thursday October 17th 2019

Galway Bay Hotel

View full programme via link below

To register: email


INCA Scientific meeting October 2019 final

Irish Cardiac Society in Association with the
Irish Nurses Cardiovascular Association
2019 Cardiovascular Nurses Scientific Conference

Poster presentations are invited as part of the Cardiovascular Nurses Scientific Conference, Irish Cardiac Society 2019. Submissions on all aspects of cardiovascular disease and nursing are welcome.
Instructions for Authors

The purpose of the abstract is to provide the audience with clear information regarding the content of your presentation

  1. Abstracts maybe submitted by email to the INCA secretary
  2. Deadline for submission is Friday October 4th 2019
  3. The abstract should contain a short summary of the study, literature review, project or clinical practice that you have undertaken.
  4. Abstracts should be composed according to the following guidelines.

Title: Type in bold Times New Roman
Author: provide names, initials and affiliation of authors
Address for correspondence
Abstract body: Font size 12. Maximum 400 words, no literature
referencing, tables and figures accepted. Should outline purpose,
methods, results and conclusions

  1. All abstracts will be reviewed and selected by the Irish Nurses Cardiovascular Association Scientific Committee.
  2. A prize will be awarded for the most outstanding  poster presentation

Authors submitting abstracts will be notified of the decision of the Scientific Committee by email
Inquires and Submissions:

Congratulations to Emma Donlon, CUH: Winner for best poster at INCA’s Regional Masterclass in CUH 09.05.19 Clap



Congratulations to all the winners at the INCA 21st Annual Scientific Meeting ‘ Cardiac Care in a Technological Era’ 02.03.19 !  Clap 2  Clap 2

bursarybeverley prioze winnerKelly Huish, UHW, receiving prize for best joint winner in Staff Nurse presentationsJing Lee proze winnerMI proze winner


INCA recognition letter from ACNAP

The Association of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions in the European Society of Cardiology have written to the INCA committee to thank them for their hard work and dedication in organizing EuroHeartCare 2018…one of the best attended EuroHeartCare events ever!

We in turn want to thank our members and colleagues who promoted the conference and attended in great numbers, those who participated by presenting their work and our industry associates for helping us to ensure the event was such a huge success!  Clap 2

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