Who are we?

About Us

Stop fainting is produced by a committed, experienced and passionate, core group of clinicians that prove the syncope at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London

What Do we Do?

In addition to treating numerous patients annually, our academic and research commitments in fainting have facilitated collaborations with esteemed doctors, scientists, psychologists and physiotherapists. We provide a patient-centered, holistic approach to healthcare, with contributions from our whole team.

Meet the Team

Boon Lim

Cardiologist

I am a Cardiologist and Clinical Electrophysiologist, with a particular specialist interest in syncope

Melanie Dani

Geriatrician

I am a Consultant Geriatrician, running regular clinics, alongside doing research in the field of syncope

Philip Eardley

Senior Syncope Nurse

I am an experienced Cardiac Nurse Specialist with over 20 years as a Cardiac Nurse and A&E Nurse specialist

Patricia Taraborrelli

Lead Nurse

I am a Senior Syncope Nurse specialist , who commenced working in Syncope in 2011, and I now lead the nursing team

Lisa Gaughan

syncope Nurse

I am a syncope nurse specialist who joined the Imperial Team in 2023, with a background as an acute cardiac nurse

Morwenna Opie-Moran

Psychologist

I am a Clinical Psychologist, helping  to provide stop fainting with helpful articles with psychological insights

Richard Sutton

Cardiology Professer

I am a Professer of Cardiology that helped establish the tilt table service as a useful tool to diagnose syncope

Andreas Dirksen

Syncope Nurse

I used to work with the imperial syncope unit until 2021, and helped to set up this very website!

Artur Federowski

Syncope specialist

I am a Syncope Specialist, who also works as an Associate Professor at Lund University, helping the new generation

Yorissa Padayachee

Web Designer

I am an internal medicine trainee in the North West London Deanery.

Ethan Lim

Web Designer

I am the youngest member of the stop fainting team, who works to design, create and maintain this website